Have your say on the draft NSW energy policy framework

To support the clean energy transition, draft guidelines for wind, solar, transmission, benefit-sharing and private agreements have been released by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment. This new policy package should be reviewed by existing and prospective applicants of clean energy and transmission projects in NSW. Read more

Developers must meet improved sustainability standards in NSW

Residential and non-residential development in NSW is subject to more stringent sustainability standards under the new State Environmental Planning Policy (Sustainable Buildings) 2022. This is expected to put sustainability at the forefront of development and contribute to the delivery of a net zero economy in NSW by 2050.   Read more

Offshore wind zone declared off the Hunter (NSW)

An area off the coast of the Hunter in New South Wales has been declared as Australia’s second offshore wind zone. Proponents will be able to submit feasibility licence applications between 8 August 2023 and 14 November 2023. Read more