Greater Taree City Council has been notified today (5 October) that TransGrid has completed a review of the scope of works and timing for the proposed Stroud to Lansdowne Project.
After reviewing the latest electricity demand forecasts for NSW, TransGrid has chosen to select the option of a 132 kV transmission line between Stroud Road and Taree. They propose that this option is the best solution to meet the future electricity needs of Mid North Coast communities.
The revised project scope proposes to connect the new transmission line into Taree rather than Lansdowne as was previously proposed to the community.
As such, TransGrid is now referring to the project as the “Stroud to Taree Project”, and they are progressing with environmental studies and talking to affected property owners in the preferred corridor (Corridor Option 1).
As the transmission lines will take several years to build, TransGrid informs Council that establishing an easement now will enable them to better respond to changing circumstances.
Please refer to TransGrid’s Information Booklet for further details about the Project and the findings of the review.