Grant of first feasibility licences

Have your say on draft transmission and infrastructure licence guideline

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW) is seeking feedback on the Draft Transmission and Infrastructure Licence Guideline and Application Content Guide.

Offshore renewables regulations – Have your say

The Australian Government has released an

Offshore wind zone declared in the Southern Ocean

The Offshore Infrastructure Registrar is now accepting feasibility licence applications for offshore wind projects in the Southern Ocean.

Located at least 15-20km from Victoria’s coast the third officially declared offshore wind zone could generate up to 2.9GW of offshore wind energy.

What are geotechnical investigations for offshore renewables?

Geotechnical investigations are typically conducted to inform the feasibility of project from a technical perspective.

FAQs for offshore renewables

The OIR has developed a series of frequently asked questions: Frequently Asked Questions | OIR

Geophysical investigations for offshore renewables

What’s involved with geophysical investigations for offshore renewables?

Area proposed for offshore renewables within Bass Strait

The Department of Climate Change, Energy the Environment and Water (DCCEEW) is inviting feedback on the suitability of another area deemed potentially suitable for offshore renewable energy development.

What’s involved in developing an offshore wind farm?

The design, construction, transportation and installation of large structures offshore is technically challenging and requires many years of detailed planning before an offshore windfarm becomes operational.

Proposed Illawarra offshore renewables zone - Have your say

The Pacific Ocean off the coast of the Illawarra region in New South Wales has been identified by the Australian Government as an area potentially suitable for offshore renewables. 

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