$3 billion Rewiring the Nation deal to power WA jobs and growth

Media release
The Albanese and Cook Governments have signed a landmark agreement to power the next stage of Western Australia’s growth with affordable and more secure renewable energy.
Last updated: 29 August 2023
Horizon Power Pilbara HV transmission line

The Commonwealth-Western Australia Rewiring the Nation deal will bolster WA’s energy security by expanding and modernising electricity grids in and around Perth and the South West of the state, as well as in the North West Pilbara region.

The agreement will provide for up to $3 billion in concessional loans and equity investments to WA through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation supporting major projects in the South West Interconnected System and the North West Interconnected System.

See the media statement for more information.