Proponent: AAPowerlink Australia Assets Pty Ltd
AAPowerlink Australia Assets Pty Ltd is proposing to establish a large-scale solar farm and energy storage facility in the Barkly region, NT, with power exported via a high-voltage direct current transmission network to Murrumujuk on Gunn Point Peninsula, north-east of Darwin, and then sub-sea cable through NT, National and International waters to Singapore.
Stage 1: Referral
NT EPA notices about referral
- Notice of Decision to accept proponent initiated EIS referral – 16 October 2020
- Notice of Decision and Statement of Reasons - 12 January 2021
- Terms of Reference for an EIS - 19 January 2021
Public consultation on the referral
Statutory Notice ( 19 October 2020)
The NT EPA published a statutory notice on 19 October 2020 inviting public comment on a proponent initiated EIS referral submitted by Sun Cable Pty Ltd to develop the Australia-ASEAN Power Link.
Interested persons were invited to make a submission by 27 November 2020. The NT EPA published the notice in accordance with regulation 52(1) of the Environment Protection Regulations 2020.
Impact assessment documents
|Referral Main Report|
|Statement of Reasons|
|Draft Terms of Reference|
Stage 2: Assessment
Significant variation (section 51)
NT EPA notices about the significant variation
- NT EPA Notice of decision to accept significant variation of proposed action – 11 August 2021
- Notice of decisions (on significant variation and draft amending terms of reference) and statement of reasons - 5 October 2021
|Significant variation form|
|Significant variation - Main Report|
|Draft amended Terms of Reference (prepared by proponent)|
|Statement of Reasons (prepared by proponent)|
Public consultation on the significant variation
Statutory Notice (13 August 2021)
The NT EPA published a statutory notice on 13 August 2021 inviting public comment on a significant variation and amending terms of reference for the Australia-ASEAN Power Link, submitted by Sun Cable Pty Ltd.
Interested persons were invited to make a submission by 24 September 2021. The NT EPA published the notice in accordance with regulation 170(1) of the Environment Protection Regulations 2020.
Terms of reference
|Terms of Reference for an Environmental Impact Statement||Type|
|Terms of Reference for an EIS - 5 October 2021|
Environment Impact Statement
Please refer to the NT EPA consultation page