Oodnadatta Track
  • $5.6 million
  • This scheme involves introducing of a range of measures to improve supply and reduce system demand of electricity in remote communities.
  • This includes upgrading electricity meters with new smart meters that will help to improve energy efficiency and service delivery across the network.
  • The program will also introduce flexible payment options for customers
  • The program will be complemented by an upgrade of the Central Power House at Umawa, that will comprise 3 megawatts of solar photovoltaic panels and 1 megawatt of battery storage capacity, and will deliver 4.4 gigawatt hours of clean energy and reduce the amount of diesel used by 1 million litres per annum, continuing our commitment to lowering energy costs for all South Australians.
  • Twenty-eight remote communities across South Australia will receive cheaper electricity after the State Government reduced tariffs for 2020-21 under the Remote Area Energy Supply (RAES) scheme.
Project start:
October 2020
Expected completion:
June 2024
Current status:
Under construction