We need to continually operate, maintain and develop New Zealand's transmission network – the National Grid – to ensure we meet the ongoing electricity needs of New Zealanders.
This programme of work will establish a new, mostly fibre-based, broadband telecommunications network that will transform the way we operate and manage our national grid.
We need to continually operate, maintain and develop New Zealand’s transmission network – the National Grid – to ensure we meet the ongoing electricity needs of New Zealanders.
We are presently developing a technology platform and implementing a programme to see how consumers interact and participate in Demand Response.
We are carrying out a project to install three new supply transformers at Timaru substation to replace the existing units there.
We are carrying out a project to install a new supply transformer at Ashburton substation.
We are carrying out a project to replace two transformers at Stratford substation in Taranaki.
We are carrying out a project to replace two transformers at Redclyffe substation south west of Napier. At the same time we are also converting an outdoor switchyard into an indoor facility to bring it up to today's standards of safety and serviceability.
We are investigating options to improve the reliability of electricity supply from our Wilton substation.
We are investigating the need for greater transmission capacity across the lower North Island transmission network.
We are putting in new equipment at Haywards substation for the new HVDC Pole 3.
We are investigating replacement options for the copper sections of the Waikato lines that go across urban areas.
We are putting in new equipment at Benmore substation for the new HVDC Pole 3.
We have replaced the conductor on the transmission line between Wanganui and Stratford
During the HVDC project we are also undertaking some routine maintenance work on the line.
We are replacing the conductor on the transmission line between Opunake and Stratford.
As part of the Upper North Island Reactive Support Project, we are installing a new static compensator (STATCOM) in Marsden.
As part of the Upper North Island Reactive Support Project, we are installing a new static compensator (STATCOM) in Penrose.
We are installing more voltage support equipment at Penrose and Marsden substations.
We have constructed and installed new AC/DC converter equipment at Benmore (South Island) and Haywards (North Island) substations to increase capacity of the high voltage direct current inter-island link.
We are carrying out a project to get more capacity out of our transmission lines between Roxburgh and the Waitaki Valley.
This project provides more capacity to our networks in the lower South Island.
We are replacing three transformers at our Stoke substation near Nelson with two new higher capacity (120 MVA) units.
We have built a new transmission link between Whakamaru and Pakuranga, together with a new substation and substation equipment (NIGUP).
We are replacing the conductor on the Bunnythorpe to Haywards A and B lines.
We have removed the Pakuranga to Penrose 'A' transmission line because it is no longer required with the new underground cable link between Pakuranga and Albany.
We are improving the electricity supply to the South Island, north of the Waitaki Valley.
We are adding special equipment into selected substations in our network so that they can be brought back online faster after an outage.
We have built a new substation at Wairau Road
We are constructing a substation at Hobson Street.
We have completed a project to install a new transformer at Bromley substation.
During 2011-12 our team installed 8.4km of cable circuit between our Albany and Wairau Road substations.
We are working with local lines companies to design and build a mobile substation unit that can be used at 14 of our sites during planned maintenance work.
We are installing 9km of underground cable between Hobson Street in Auckland’s CBD and Wairau Road on the North Shore.
We are proposing to replace an interconnecting transformer by 2014.
We are installing 9.3km of underground cable within Vector's existing transmission tunnel.
Existing transformers need to be replaced because of their age and condition.
We are installing 9km of underground cable between Pakuranga and Penrose substations.
We have increased our transmission capacity into the Western Bay of Plenty (Tauranga and Mount Maunganui).
We are installing an underground high voltage cable link between Pakuranga to Albany and building substations on Hobson Street and Wairau Road.
We are removing an existing single circuit transmission line and replacing it with a double circuit line north of Taupo.