Second Bass Strait interconnector to receive Federal funding

THE proposed electricity interconnector from Tasmania to the mainland, known as the Marinus Link, has received support from both the Federal government and Labor opposition today, with both major parties committing $56 million towards building the second undersea power link to Victoria.

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The commitment follows a Tasmanian state government feasibility study which found the business case for the interconnector proposal stood up, and could provide 1,200 megawatts of new generation