Tomago Aluminium clean energy partnership will supercharge the Hunter Region's energy future

Tomago Aluminium's decision to partner with renewable energy and storage partners would allow the Hunter Region to "step into the future", clean energy transition advocacy group Hunter Jobs Alliance believes.

The company, the state's largest power consumer, aims to switch to renewable energy by 2029.

It announced on Monday that it would seek expressions of interest to develop, invest in or procure long-term traceable renewable energy and dispatchable firm power generation projects or contracts to supply its production assets and underpin its decarbonisation strategy and net-zero ambition.

Tomago chair David Fallu the company would play a "pivotal role" in shaping future renewable energy investment in the state.

Hunter Jobs Alliance coordinator Warrick Jordan said the initiative was the single most significant development to date in the Hunter's clean energy transition.

Read the full article published the Newcastle Herald 27th September 2022