The Heywood Interconnector Upgrade RIT-T has been approved by the AER and is now complete.
On 5 April 2013, ElectraNet submitted an application to the AER seeking a determination that the preferred option satisfied the RIT-T, as per NER clause 5.16.6.
On 4 September 2013, the AER published its determination confirming this. AEMO published a Request for Tender in 2013 for the Victorian components, and the contract was awarded to SP AusNet in 2014.
The estimated commissioning date is mid–2016.
Project Assessment Conclusions Report (PACR)
Project Assessment Draft Report (PADR)
Heywood RIT-T PADR submissions
Project Specification Consultation Report
Heywood RIT-T PSCR submissions
Late PSCR Submissions
Additional information on DSM benefits resulting from the submissions process is included in the document below.