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Subsea Energy Australia’s deep dive into Bunbury offshore wind

Bunbury offshore wind

Join Subsea Energy Australia on Tuesday, April 16 for the first of a three-part series on all there is to know on the Bunbury offshore wind announcement.

Secure your place now to hear from Xodus’ Naomi Kerp on environmental impact, Andrew Grime from Arup on the engineering aspect, and ATA Consulting’s Peter Kerr on the offshore winds’ connection the grid.

Sponsored by Arup and Hydrobiology, the event will take place at the Melbourne Hotel in Perth from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.

Tickets can be purchased here. Subsea Energy Australia members are reminded to use their discount code for member pricing to the event.

Sponsorship opportunities still available, please contact megan.gannaway@subseaenergy.org.au if interested.

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Chris Bowen proposed an area in the Indian Ocean off the Bunbury region, Western Australia for offshore wind on the 20 February 2024.

The proposed area covers 7674 km2 and is set back at least 20kms from the shore. The area is located offshore between Dawesville and Cape Naturaliste, WA.

Feedback will help inform the Minister’s decision on whether the proposed area is suitable for offshore wind development. Your feedback must be provided by 11:59pm (AEDT) Friday 3 May 2024.

The Bunbury offshore wind project is set to create more than 12,000 jobs during construction and 6000 ongoing jobs and generate 20GW of power.

Subsea Energy Australia is a not-for-profit industry association aimed at making the capabilities and achievements of the Australian Subsea industry visible in Australia and internationally.

Subsea Energy Australia began as a Department of Commerce initiative to grow and support the Australian subsea industry. Now in its thirteenth year of operation, it has progressed into an industry-led peak body representing organisations across the entire supply chain.

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