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State Significant Development

Prepare EIS

Central West Pumped Hydro

Bathurst Regional

Current Status: Prepare EIS

Interact with the stages for their names

  1. SEARs
  2. Prepare EIS
  3. Exhibition
  4. Collate Submissions
  5. Response to Submissions
  6. Assessment
  7. Recommendation
  8. Determination

Development of a 325 MW / 2,600 MWh pumped hydro energy storage and generation project, grid connection and ancillary infrastructure


This project is a controlled action under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and will be assessed under the bilateral agreement between the NSW and Commonwealth Governments, or an accredited assessment process. For more information, refer to the Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment's website.

Attachments & Resources

Request for SEARs (1)

Scoping Report

SEARs (2)

Issued SEARs
Supplementary SEARs

Project Details

Application Number
EPBC ID Number
Assessment Type
State Significant Development
Development Type
Electricity Generation - Other
Local Government Areas
Bathurst Regional

Contact Planner

Iwan Davies