Sheridan Broadbent will join the Transpower Board on 1 May 2018 for an initial term of three years. Pip Dunphy has been appointed Deputy Chair of the Board from 1 May 2018 to 30 April 2021.
Transpower will hold a whakapainga and formal opening of its Grid Skills Bunnythorpe facility, on Thursday 29 March.
Transpower today said that a recent prosecution over fishing activity in the Cook Strait Cable Protection Zone (CPZ) highlights the importance of protecting the Cook Strait Cables.
Each year, Transpower publishes a Security of Supply Annual Assessment, providing a medium-to-long-term view of how the power system is expected to respond to a range of supply and demand scenarios.
We can now confirm several transmission pole structures on the two circuits supplying the Hokitika substation have suffered significant damage.
There are still around 900 consumers without power, mostly in South Westland, Hokitika, and areas in the north towards Inangahua.
Our crews are still assessing the extent of the storm damage to transmission lines supplying the area.
Transpower advises that we are currently experiencing a power outage on our network, affecting Hokitika and the surrounding area.
As owner and operator of the National Grid, Transpower needs to carry out urgent remedial works on a critical piece of electrical equipment supplying the entire Opotiki District tomorrow.
Transpower today released research that finds New Zealand’s power system is in a good position to enable a significant increase in renewable electricity generated from solar photovoltaic (PV) panels.