The MurrayLink Project set an Australian record by installing a major underground power interconnector within just 39 months – from conceiving, designing, licencing, permitting, and building through to commissioning stage.
The 176km underground Murraylink interconnector cable was laid in less than 10 months. This success is due to strong support and goodwill from local communities and MurrayLink’s commitment to make good on its promises. Laying the cable, building complex converter stations at each end, and creating links to existing grids are seamlessly implemented. MurrayLink Transmission Company was the private developer of this 220 Megawatt underground interconnector between the South Australian Riverland and Victorian Sunraysia regions.
This is a project, developed by a foreign-owned company, that shows great regard for Australia’s natural environment. MurrayLink has set a new benchmark to be followed by all developers, both Government and private for future infrastructure projects.
MurrayLink has proven beyond doubt that there are alternatives available on the market to ‘traditional’ overhead transmission line development.
The Murraylink project also earned several Australian state and national awards for both environmental and engineering excellence.
Read more about the MurrayLink project here.