Transpower is playing a key role is determining how best to protect vulnerable power grids from devastating geomagnetic storms caused by extreme solar activity.
The performance of our HVDC link directly affects our Grid and wholesale electricity market. Anything we do to improve the efficiency and robustness of this link provides value to all our customers – New Zealand consumers and generators.
Over the last year, our Enterprise Services Support (ESS) team has used Kanban to significantly reduce incident turnaround times.
This page contains maps, services, and diagrams relating to Transpower assets.
In partnership with Massey University, we're developing a substation robot service to provide rapid, real time situational awareness at some of our most remote sites. We are using a 'Minimum Viable Product' approach to mitigate risks and confirm platform service early.
Small lightweight detectors based on low power, low bandwidth Internet of Things (IoT) devices promise to deliver simple, reliable detection so we can quickly respond to climbing incidents.
Following the success of a machine learning/artificial intelligence (AI) innovation sprint in 2017, we see the potential for AI to search, extract and collate expert information for engineers and service providers working on our Grid.
Tranpower's "Keys to Life" are our key safety expectations for Transpower staff and contractors. They are critical to individual safe work practices.
As part of our commitment to our stakeholders we regularly hold industry forums to focus on topical issues, to help us identify and set out our priorities.
As part of our commitment to our stakeholders we regularly hold industry forums to focus on topical issues, to help us identify and set out our priorities. Presentations and other materials for each forum are available for viewing below.