At 2.10pm we experienced a loss of power supply to parts of the Bay of Plenty region and Tauranga.
HVDC Market testing trial
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.
Transpower today welcomed Professor Jan Evans-Freeman to the Transpower Board, effective 15 November 2012.
Transpower advises that its new 400 kV-capable overhead transmission line between Whakamaru and Brownhill will be in service from today.
On 15 October 2012, Transpower advised the following to the electricity market by way of a Customer Advice Notice (CAN).
Transpower, along with local lines company Powerco, celebrated the commissioning of two new transformers.
A subtle, but significant change, to the sky scape in east Auckland is underway with the dismantling of the last sections of the 110 kV Pakuranga to Penrose A transmission line and towers.
The webcast of Transpower's Annual Public Meeting on 18 October is now available to view online.
Transpower released its Annual Regulatory Report for the 2012 financial year, incorporating Transpower’s Annual Compliance Monitoring Statement.