The Hunter has four power stations, with ample capacity to service any size development. EnergyAustralia is the largest retailer of electricity in the region supplying nearly half of NSW, including 240,000 customers in the Hunter, with Tomago Aluminium and OneSteel among these. Other electricity retailers supplying the consumer market include: AGL Electricity,Integral Energy, Origin Energy and PowerDirect Pty Ltd.
Gas is readily available in Port Stephens, with gas lines throughout the region and bulk supplies available through the Australian Gas Light Company.
Port Stephens enjoys high quality drinking water, as well as adequate water pressure for commercial and industrial purposes. Hunter Water Corporation manages the sewage treatment for the area, while remaining mindful of protecting our natural waterways and beaches. Water restrictions do not apply in Port Stephens at this time, and do not come into place until water storage levels reach 60%.
Hunter Water is making a substantial investment to secure the water future of Port Stephens as well as provide capacity for a growing population. Download this brochure ‘Securing our water future in Port Stephens’ for more information about their proposed infrastructure plan.
Visit http://www.hunterwater.com.au/111.aspx to see what major infrastructure projects Hunter Water have planned for the region.