Transpower will undertake a lengthy programme of work on the HVDC network from early January to improve the resilience and security of a key component of the national grid.
Transpower has confirmed it will take some months to fully repair the damage caused to its assets recently when the Rangitata River flooded.
We can confirm that nine of our towers on the Roxburgh-Islington transmission line which crosses the Rangitata River, have been damaged.
Transpower advises that nine of its towers on one transmission line crossing the Rangitata River have been damaged by the flooding.
Transpower has identified birds as the most likely cause of yesterday morning’s outage that affected much of Northland.
Monthly gas trading on market provider emsTradepoint’s platform has hit record highs as market players find new ways to ensure they have supplies locked in for 2020.
Gas trading on emsTradepoint remained near record levels in August as buyers sought to secure supplies right through to March next year.
Transpower Acting Chief Executive David Knight says the company accepts the warning letter issued today by the Commerce Commission.
Gas trading on emsTradepoint jumped sharply last month to record levels as buyers moved to lock in future supply.
The emergence of clean, efficient and economically viable electric technology for industrial process heat will help the country meet its climate change commitments, says Transpower.