If all projects currently in the pipeline are built, the region will be able to generate 500% of what it requires, exporting large amounts of clean energy to other parts of the state.
Communication infrastructure through mobile and fixed broadband is critical for the region to stay connected, do business, and thrive. It is important that during emergency events, regional communities have a means of communicating, especially when physical roads may be shut off due to fire or flood risk.
There are still digital inequities across our region, with some places having little to no mobile service, or fixed connection. Much of our region is covered by fixed, wireless and satellite services which, while requiring less physical infrastructure, are more prone to disruption and have higher latency