Snowy 2.0 has been a lightning rod for controversy. From cost-blowouts to climate impacts and threats to native fish, experts say there are many reasons why it should be put on hold.
The NSW government is soon expected to grant environmental approval to Snowy 2.0. But that process should be halted.
For the next couple of decades, Snowy 2.0 will in fact store coal-fired electricity, not renewable electricity.