CopperString 2.0 is a high-voltage transmission line that will connect the people and communities of Mount Isa and the North West Minerals Province to the National Electricity Grid.
The electricity will be supplied to existing customers in North West Queensland and deliver opportunities for new industrial facilities and large agricultural and renewable energy projects. The project comprises 803 km of 330 kV transmission line and 320 km of 220 kV transmission line, seven new substations, in addition to integration with existing systems at two brown-field substations.
The project geographically spans the 800 km corridor between Townsville and Mount Isa and a 210 km southern network connecting resource activities in the Selwyn Ranges.
In addition it provides a potential lateral to the proposed Kennedy Wind Farm (80km north of Hughenden.
Opportunities are now open for EPC Contractors. Future workpackages will be advertised after the selection of the EPC Contractor.