In March 2020, we launched Whakamana i Te Mauri Hiko - Empowering our Energy Future. The new document urges the energy sector to combine optimism with urgency to transform New Zealand and its economy through electrification. It shows how accelerated electrification stands to provide a stronger, more reliable system with much lower reliance on fossil fuel imports at the same time as cutting average household energy costs.
Work at substations
Transpower owns and operates 167 substations in every district in NZ except Chatham Islands, Gisborne and Kaikoura. The vast majority of substations are designated but there are some that aren’t.
Carbon Footprint Report
Our total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for 2017/18 are estimated at 171,563tC02e (tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent).
We know that our transmission network impacts the environment; so we work hard to manage these impacts and to proactively protect, enhance and respect the environment.