• FUTURE
  • 2026
    Snowy 2.0 project expected completion

    2025
    First power expected from Snowy 2.0

    BEYOND 2020
    Construction continues on Snowy 2.0

  • 2020
  • TUNNELLING EXPECTED TO COMMENCE

    Main Access Tunnel excavation by TBM

  • TUNNEL SEGMENT MANUFACTURING EXPECTED TO COMMENCE

    First tunnel segments produced at Polo Flat factory

  • TUNNEL BORING MACHINES

    First Snowy 2.0 TBM arrives onsite

  • ESTABLISHMENT OF CONSTRUCTION POWER

    The Lobs Hole substation is being built to power all construction activities and the TBMs

  • MAIN WORKS PLANNING APPROVAL GRANTED

    Planning approval received from both State and Federal Government and work continues full steam ahead!

  • CONSTRUCTION OF SEGMENT FACTORY UNDERWAY

    130,500 concrete tunnel segments to be manufactured at Polo Flat, Cooma

  • SITE WORKS PROGRESS

    Construction of permanent bridges, main access tunnel portal and temporary accommodation camps; 300 people working onsite

  • 2019
  • PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR APPOINTED

    Future Generation Joint Venture appointed by Snowy Hydro

  • Project construction commenced

    Access road upgrades and early works underway at Lobs Hole

  • EXPLORATORY WORKS APPROVED

    Approval received from the NSW Government

  • 2018
  • FINAL INVESTMENT DECISION

    Snowy Hydro Board approved a final investment decision to proceed with Snowy 2.0 and releases the FID report

  • CSSI DECLARATION

    Snowy 2.0 declared Critical State Significant Infrastructure by NSW government

  • 2017
  • FEASIBILITY STUDY PUBLICLY RELEASED

    Confirms project is technically and financially feasible

  • GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION PROGRAM

    Core hole drilling program to collect geological samples and data on the rock types across the Snowy 2.0 alignment to inform the feasibility study

  • FEASIBILITY STUDY COMMENCED

    Development of the Snowy 2.0 business case, expert independent economic modelling, engineering designs and construction planning

  • SNOWY 2.0 ANNOUNCED

    Major pumped-hydro expansion of the Snowy Scheme

  • 1966
  • LETTER FROM WILLIAM HUDSON

    Original proposal to the government for pumped-storage

  • 1948
  • NEWSLETTER

    Snowy Scheme proposal

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