What We Do

Altura Group Pty Ltd (“Altura”) is an Australian project development company formed in 2016 to meet the growing need for experienced pumped hydro project development. The team is experienced across all key areas relevant to the stage of project development and have extensive experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors. The team have developed strategic business partnerships with key service providers, contractors and original equipment manufacturers required to develop hydropower projects. Our capability in hydropower projects spans from project inception through all stages of project development, financial close and construction including:

  • Site selection
  • Energy resources assessment
  • Matching plant performance with revenue opportunities
  • Engineering & geotechnical site surveys
  • Environmental Assessment & Approvals
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Infrastructure connections
  • Major contract procurement
  • Project delivery
We are working to bring projects to market quickly and with proven technology and low risk, responding to transformation in the National Electricity Market led by the rapid deployment of variable renewable resources. This requires early engagement with the key contractors for the design, equipment manufacture and construction to ensure we deliver projects into the market which meet the investment windows for investors and energy customers.
Altura Group are developing a portfolio of pumped storage hydro projects that support the growing supply of renewable resources into the Australian energy market. Our projects are designed to provide energy to the national electricity grid, delivering energy at the times and locations it is needed most. At Altura Group, how we work is just as important as what we do. We value and respect our relationships with stakeholders and consider these to be central in all we do, working together to create a dialogue through the project planning phase, refining our projects that seek to accommodate key issues in a transparent way. Throughout project construction and the life of the project, our relationships with our stakeholders remain our first priority. Learn more about Our Projects.
Altura Group provide advisory services to our clients to support their energy and infrastructure development activity. We currently provide services both in Australia and internationally to support the project development lifecycle, including project inception, energy strategy, due diligence, development, construction through to operation.

Specifically, we can advise on:

  • Project Planning & Approvals - project approvals, community and stakeholder engagement, land access, HSE project planning, risk & compliance management
  • Technical – project management, engineering, electrical interconnection (incl. electrical studies), major contracting strategy & implementation
  • Project Development – site selection, due diligence, project strategy, milestones and scheduling, project management & economic assessment