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, commenced analysis to determine system operation and security impacts of Tiwai’s exit following the initial announcement of a August 2021 closure. This work continues as planned following the announcement that the plant's operations will continue to the end of 2024. This webpage will be used to share the findings of our analysis as it becomes available.
To understand the impacts we are investigating the following:
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.
Transpower congratulates its collaboration partners on Transmission Gully project win at the 2019 New Zealand Workplace Health and Safety Awards.
Download these forms if you wish to be approved as a Technical Expert, to observe and verify a learner’s on-job performance of practical skills.