$3.3 billion HumeLink power line to consider running cables underground outside Wagga

Rex Martinich
By Rex Martinich
Updated March 6 2022 - 6:51am, first published March 2 2022 - 6:00am
An example of the kind of high-voltage electricity transmission towers that could run from Wagga to the Snowy Hydro scheme under the HumeLink project. Picture: Transgrid.

A $3.3 billion new power line between Wagga and the Snowy Hydro scheme will study whether some of the cables could be run underground instead of along towers up to 70 metres tall.


Rex Martinich

Rex Martinich


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