Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
Snowy Hydro Limited is a water and integrated energy business. Under a stringent water licence, Snowy Hydro captures, stores, diverts water and releases it for the use of irrigators, town water supplies and the environment. In addition, Snowy Hydro is a producer, supplier, trader and retailer of energy in the National Electricity Market and a provider of risk management financial hedge contracts. Snowy Hydro owns and operates 16 power stations with a combined generation capacity of 5,500 megawatts, including the Snowy Mountains Hydro Electricity Scheme, and has more than one million retail customers in the National Electricity Market. Snowy Hydro became a Commonwealth company on 29 June 2018 and was prescribed as a Government Business Enterprise on 1 July 2018.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    C. Commonwealth Company

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    PGPA Rule (Schedule 1)

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported


  • Materiality


  • Auditor


  • Auditor Other

    Under Section 98 of the PGPA Act, the Auditor-General is responsible for auditing the financial statements of SHL and its subsidiaries.

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    PO Box 332, Cooma NSW 2630

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