Burrup Common User Transmission Infrastructure

Proposal description: 

Horizon Power is proposing to construct common user transmission infrastructure to enable the supply of grid electricity to the Burrup Strategic Industrial Area (SIA).

The Proposal includes construction of an approximately 7 km long, 132 kV overhead transmission line between the Dampier substation and the Burrup SIA, clearing of unsealed access tracks along the transmission line route, an extension of the existing Dampier substation (inclusive of 132 kV switchgear, fencing and ancillary equipment), construction of a new Burrup substation (inclusive of 33 kV and 132 kV switchgear, large scale battery, transformers, fencing and ancillary equipment) and installation of associated electrical infrastructure to facilitate the safe and reliable ongoing operation of the new infrastructure (inclusive of earthing and augmentation of the existing distribution network adjacent Burrup substation).

Referred under EP Act: 
Industry sector: 
Last updated: 
August 14, 2023
Current Status: 
Decision on whether to assess has been published
Decision on whether to assess has been published
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