Power was cut to some of the houses in our suburban street for several hours last night.
The Commerce Commission has concluded that state-owned enterprise Transpower NZ Ltd could have avoided spending $17.7 million of a $70 million overspend on the North Island grid upgrade project.
Published 2 June 2011 The tunnel agreement between Vector Ltd & Transpower NZ Ltd, allowing Transpower’s high voltage cable circuit to be installed in Vector tunnels between Transpower’s Penrose & Albany substations, has gone unconditional. The access agreement was signed last June to enable Transpower to deliver its North Auckland & Northland project, reinforcing electricity […]
Published 26 January 2010 Manukau mayor Len Brown picked up the “Get a new power supply” cry today in the wake of power outages arising from conflict between TransPower & a Waikato farmer, and a fire caused by transmission lines over trees on the farm yesterday. Would a combined-cycle gas-turbine power station up around […]
Published 23 November 2009 Jurisdiction: Taupo District Neighbourhood: Applicant: Rotokawa Joint Venture Ltd Application detail: Rotorua, 1627 State Highway 5, application to build the Ngatamariki geothermal power station & associated infrastructure, including a transmission corridor between the power station & the Nga Awa Purua substation Notification date: 20 November Submission […]
Published 4 May 2009 The Electricity Commission has approved Transpower’s $473 million North Auckland & Northland (NAaN) project, which will reinforce electricity supply through Auckland and for Northland. The project involves installing a cable between Penrose & Albany, a new 220/110kV transformer at the Penrose substation and a 220kV cable between the Pakuranga & […]