Directlink

Directlink delivers electricity between the New South Wales and Queensland NEM regions. Directlink consists of 3 parallel high voltage direct current transmission lines, each approximately 63 kilometres long, with converter stations at Bungalora and Mullumbimby. While geographically located in NSW, Directlink effectively delivers electricity between New South Wales and Queensland due to its position in the transmission network. Directlink has capacity to deliver 180 megawatts into the AC network in either state.

Description

Directlink is a triple DC link of 180 megawatt capacity which extends 63 kilometres from Bungalora to Mullumbimby in New South Wales.

Regulator

Australian Energy Regulator (AER)

Regulatory status

Regulated under the National Electricity Law and National Electricity Rules.

Next regulatory review

2025

Required documentation

Cost Allocation Manual

Final Revenue Decision

Directlink Safety Management Performance Report

Further information is available on the AER website.

Regulatory Investment Test – Transmission

Project Specification Consultation Report