Snowy Hydro has appointed preferred contractors for the Snowy 2.0 project, following extensive competitive tender processes over the last 18 months.
The preferred tenderer for the civil works is Future Generation, a partnership between Australian construction and engineering company, Clough, and global hydropower and tunnelling specialists, Salini Impregilo.
Voith Hydro is the preferred electrical and mechanical tenderer and will deliver the latest hydro-generation technology in the new power station.
Australian company Leed Engineering has also been awarded the contract for exploratory works pre-construction activities.
Contracts are currently being finalised, with contract execution subject to shareholder approval of the project.
This is another important step towards the commencement of the project. Snowy 2.0 is a world-leading pumped-hydro project that, with the existing Snowy Scheme, will underpin the stability of the energy market as more renewable energy enters the system.