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SA-NSW interconnector gets final go-ahead


Work is expected to start later this year on the $2.3 billion electricity interconnector between South Australia and NSW after transmission company ElectraNet gave the final approval for the project yesterday.

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The 900-kilometre line will run from Robertstown, in SA’s mid-north, through Buronga to Wagga Wagga with the Robertstown sub-station to upgraded and a new one built at Bundey.

Another transmission line will be built between Buronga and Red Cliffs in Victoria.

The interconnector is forecast to cut power bills in SA by about $100 a year for the average household.

Before Monday’s final commitment, the Australian Energy Regulator had approved the expenditure required for the project.

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