Transpower has completed its Clutha to Upper Waitaki Lines project with the commissioning of the final works to replace conductor (the wire) on the Roxburgh to Livingstone section of line.
Transpower is warning holidaymakers travelling the remote Danseys Pass Road this summer: expect delays and heavy construction works as wiring crews start the final section of the $100m CUWLP project
Transpower New Zealand, and Hawke’s Bay electricity distributor, Unison Networks, are investing $20 million into the Fernhill substation to ensure it can meet consumers’ future energy needs
Drawing inspiration from several New Zealand councils, Transpower’s Environment team, in collaboration with software developers Nuwave, have created a new online tool for RMA-related enquiries - Pātai
We want to work with you to ensure you have a connection to New Zealand's National Grid that fits your needs for the size, location and type of industry being connected.
Connecting new industry to the National Grid takes careful and coordinated planning. Please engage with us early so that Transpower (as Grid Owner and System Operator), our service provider network and your own teams and service providers can meet your expectations delivering on an expanding programme of work. The overall process is provided in the diagram below:
Transpower, as System Operator, has completed analysis to determine system operation and security impacts of Tiwai’s exit following the initial announcement of an August 2021 closure. While Tiwai has signalled ongoing operation until at least 31 December 2024 and the outlook for its ongoing operation is positive. As a prudent System Operator we have continued to assess operational implications associated with a possible closure.
This webpage shares the findings of our analysis to date.
The system operator will use this webpage to publish updates or information related to the Clutha Upper Waitaki Lines Project (CUWLP).
Transpower, as grid owner, has notified outages of the following circuits for the project:
Updated: 11 May 2020
Transpower has successfully completed the lay of a new telecommunications cable under the Cook Strait and removed 154km of redundant cable.