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Power outage update: Wider Taupō region

Monday, 19 November 2018, 6:36 pm | Transpower

This update follows our earlier update on the outage affecting the Wider Taupō region. Our crews are currently onsite and have restored power to Wairakei substation. We estimate it will take some time for Unison to restore power to individuals and businesses ... More >>

Power outage update: Wider Taupō region

Monday, 19 November 2018, 1:21 pm | Transpower

At 08:41 this morning a fault occurred in the switch room of our Wairakei substation. The switch room was locked and sealed. There was no damage to people or property. More >>

Merge Café makeover moves closer thanks to $30,000 boost

Friday, 19 October 2018, 1:26 pm | Transpower

Lifewise Trust is a step closer to refurbishing and expanding its café in central Auckland which provides a haven for homeless people thanks to a $30,000 grant from Transpower’s CommunityCare Fund. More >>

Wahanui Urupā Extension Work Gets Grant

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 4:34 pm | Transpower

Plans by two hapū of Ngāti Pikiao to expand their Wahanui urupā, or burial site, near Lake Rotoehu have received a boost thanks to a $36,000 grant from Transpower’s CommunityCare Fund. More >>

Transpower deploys robots in pilot programme

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 6:21 pm | Transpower

Embracing innovative technology in its work on the National Grid, Transpower is looking to robots to help deliver quicker restoration times in remote locations, and save consumers money in the process. Transpower’s robot pilot programme is now underway ... More >>

Transpower announces transmission industry STAR Awards

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 12:38 pm | Transpower

Transpower today announced details for the transmission industry’s 2018 STAR Awards. The STAR Awards recognise achievement and excellence in safety in the electricity transmission industry, and winners are held in the highest regard by their peers. More >>

Transpower supports young women in ShadowTech day 2018

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 11:26 am | Transpower

Transpower has once again put its support behind ShadowTech, providing workplace mentors to female students studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects. More >>

Transpower announces new Director and Deputy Chair

Friday, 27 April 2018, 1:15 pm | Transpower

Transpower today announced the appointment of a new Director to its Board, and the appointment of a new Deputy Chair. More >>

Planned power outage for Raetihi and surrounding areas

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 12:08 pm | Transpower

As owner and operator of the National Grid, Transpower needs to undertake essential maintenance work to ensure a reliable supply of electricity to Raetihi and the surrounding areas. More >>

Transpower releases 2017/18 Interim Report

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 4:58 pm | Transpower

Transpower New Zealand today released its Interim Report and Review for the 2017/18 financial year. More >>

Transpower invests in future of electricity industry

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 3:27 pm | Transpower

Transpower will hold a whakapainga and formal opening of its Grid Skills Bunnythorpe facility, on Thursday 29 March. This event will mark completion of works to upgrade three key electricity industry training facilities and will be attended by local ... More >>

Protection critical for power cables in Cook Strait

Monday, 19 March 2018, 2:31 pm | Transpower

Protection critical for power cables in Cook Strait Transpower today said that a recent prosecution over fishing activity in the Cook Strait Cable Protection Zone (CPZ) highlights the importance of protecting the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) ... More >>

Transpower releases Security of Supply Annual Assessment

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 4:33 pm | Transpower

Transpower today advised that there is sufficient consented generation available to ensure a reliable electricity supply until at least 2027 – assuming the industry continues to rely on thermal generation. More >>

Afternoon update: Hokitika power outage

Friday, 2 February 2018, 2:34 pm | Transpower

This update follows our earlier release regarding a power outage affecting Hokitika and the surrounding area. Specialist crews have successfully travelled via helicopter to the Hokitika region and assessed the damage to transmission assets, following ... More >>

Morning update: Hokitika power outage

Friday, 2 February 2018, 11:02 am | Transpower

This update follows our earlier release regarding a power outage affecting Hokitika and the surrounding area. More >>

Latest update: Hokitika power outage

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 3:52 pm | Transpower

This update follows our earlier release regarding a power outage affecting Hokitika and the surrounding area. More >>

Power outage: Hokitika

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 1:46 pm | Transpower

Transpower advises that we are currently experiencing a power outage on our network, affecting Hokitika and the surrounding area, following today’s storm conditions and high winds. More >>

Transpower Releases Research on Solar Photovoltaic Panels

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 10:01 am | Transpower

Transpower today released research that finds New Zealand’s power system is in a good position to enable a significant increase in renewable electricity generated from solar photovoltaic (PV) panels. More >>

Artwork Collection Goes to Auction as Transpower Relocates

Monday, 4 December 2017, 11:55 am | Transpower

Transpower advised today that its artwork collection is due to go to public auction on 6-7 December. The collection comprises 51 pieces and is being managed by Dunbar Sloane auction house. More >>

Two Planned Power Outages Affecting Te Kaha Area

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 10:43 am | Transpower

As owner and operator of the National Grid, Transpower needs to carry out two rounds of urgent, essential remedial works on a critical piece of electrical equipment at the Te Kaha Substation on Sunday 12 November and Sunday 19 November 2017. More >>

 

 

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