Following from its November/December 2012 work, the Grid Owner is about to undertake further trial testing of its market contracting systems and processes in advance of the HVDC Pole 3 commissioning. The table below sets out the test...
Power has been restored to the Hawkes Bay area. Lines companies will progressively restore power to customers.
Budding young line mechanics were treated to the "in's and out's" of the electrical industry last week headed by the national grid owner and operator, Transpower NZ Ltd.
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.