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A Hunter Renewable Energy Industrial Precinct could attract $28 billion in private investment, BZE report shows

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
April 7 2022 - 7:00pm
Leading the way: CSIRO's Energy Centre at Mayfield is playing a critical role in the Hunter Region's clean energy future.

A Hunter Renewable Energy Industrial Precinct could attract $28 billion in private investment, support 34,000 new jobs and earn $11 billion annually by 2032, an economic analysis of the project shows.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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