Australia ought to prioritise large-scale renewable vitality choices to interchange ageing thermal turbines, infrastructure physique says
Renewable vitality zones and dispatchable vitality storage have been listed as “excessive precedence initiatives” by Infrastructure Australia for the primary time.
The vitality initiatives are amongst 44 new infrastructure proposals on the precedence listing, launched on Friday, which collectively symbolize a $59bn pipeline of potential investments.
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New South Wales – better Sydney water safety, digital infrastructure at Western Parkland City, social housing, Parramatta outer ring-road capability, and the western Sydney freight line and intermodal terminal
Queensland – south-east Queensland degree crossings congestion and security
South Australia – Adelaide’s outer ring route capability, and highway upkeep to cut back congestion
Northern Territory – enabling infrastructure for growing the Beetaloo Sub-Basin for potential fuel market alternatives