At 2.10pm we experienced a loss of power supply to parts of the Bay of Plenty region and Tauranga.
At 4:32pm there was a failure at the Otahuhu substation, causing a momentary voltage dip in the upper North Island. All Transpower's equipment remained in service and supply was maintained.
Winners in the 2012 Transpower STAR Awards recognising achievement and excellence in safety in the electricity transmission industry were announced last night.
Transpower today announced the finalists in the 2012 Transpower STAR Awards which recognise achievement and excellence in safety in the electricity industry.
Our stringing crews had a captive audience recently, when thousands of passing motorists were treated to helicopters and linesmen pulling conductor over State Highway One and Lake Karapiro.
Transpower is currently exploring the possibility of replacing gas-insulated circuit breakers with vacuum circuit breakers (VCBs).
Transpower today accepted three awards as part of the EEA Engineering Excellence Awards.
As part of the North Island Grid Upgrade Project, Transpower is currently stringing the new transmission line that runs through the Hinuera area.
The new contracts for Grid Maintenance and Project Services were officially signed on 28 March, marking a milestone in Transpower’s contract procurement programme.