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Way Forward

"Tasmania - the leader in Australia's renewable energy future"

 

 

Completed

 

0-3 years

 

3-5 years

 

5-10 years

 

Market based framework for energy planning in place

 

Bass Strait Islands vision underway

Feed-in tariffs for domestic scale renewable generation

 

Enhanced planning and coordination across electricity, gas, water and communication

 

Higher efficiency in end use

Part of national reform affecting
 - Transmission
 - Embedded energy (ongoing)
 - Energy efficiency (ongoing)

 

A market that can match opportunity value to time of use pricing

 

Streamlined approvals process for renewable energy  projects

 

Continued diverse and renewable energy resources

Tasmanian Renewable energy Industry Development Board established  

Policy for shared access to trenches

  Investigate a second connector across Bass Strait - continued significant exports of clean electricity  

Investigate pumped hydro storage to take advantage of increased renewable energy generation

Concept paper submitted to Infrastructure Australia for comment on a proposal for Scale Efficient Network Expansions for Tasmanian Renewable Energy

 

New projects established in response to Renewable Energy Targets scheme

 

Progress scale efficient network extensions

 

Possible wave and tidal power scheme development

Tasmanian Renewable Energy Industry Development Board established

 

Network augmentations to facilitate new renewables

 

Smart grid pilot

 

Possible geothermal energy options

Basslink transmission inter connector

 

Advanced meters

 

Growing uptake of alternatives to petroleum as a transport fuel

 

 

Continued wind energy developments

Tasmania's Natural Gas Project in place

 

Waddamana - Lindisfarne line completed

 

Electricity substation redevelopments

 

Aurora Energy Tamar Valley (AETV) on stream

 

Consideration of special geothermal exploration licences

   
   

LNG facility and refuelling stations

   
   

Hydro Tasmania 1,000 GWh extra

Energy efficiency initiatives in place

   

Benefits for all Tasmanians

  • Guarantee of supply of energy
  • Choice of energy source
  • Cleaner environment

Governance

Strategy & Planning 

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