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Vector Network News

Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 9:49 am | Vector

Very hot and humid weather during the week meant heat pumps were turned to cooling mode all over the region driving up electricity demand. More >>

Vector Gas and Refining NZ invest in future

Friday, 18 December 2015, 10:55 am | Vector

Vector Gas and Refining NZ invest in future Vector Gas Limited and Refining NZ have reached an agreement to double the quantity of gas available for the Marsden Point refinery. The agreement will see Vector Gas invest approximately $25 million in upgrading ... More >>

House fires keep Vector crews busy

Monday, 9 November 2015, 9:26 am | Vector

Six car v pole incidents kept Vector crews busy this week. They occurred in Takanini, Mt Albert, Mangere, Glenfield, Takanini, Otara and Onehunga. Cars also struck pillars in Clover Park and Whenuapai. Crews also attended ten house fires to isolate the ... More >>

Vector Charges Ahead

Monday, 5 October 2015, 10:38 am | Vector

An additional EV (electric vehicle) charging station has gone in at Vector’s Carlton Gore Road office. This brings the number of chargers at the premises to five, with three installed to charge Vector’s EV fleet vehicles and now two available to any ... More >>

Cold snap drives demand

Monday, 27 July 2015, 9:20 am | Vector

If you thought this winter has been a little on the chilly side, you’d be right. During the cold snap in the first week in July, Vector’s peak load was up 74 MW on the same week the year before. 74 MW is equivalent to the maximum demand for 24,666 ... More >>

Network summary for week ending 12 July 2015

Monday, 13 July 2015, 9:41 am | Vector

Vector’s Electric Vehicle charger has been at almost full capacity since it was installed. To celebrate this success, the company has decided to reward the owner of the 100th car on-charge a choice of double tickets to Vector Arena to see either ... More >>

Vector Network News

Monday, 4 May 2015, 10:55 am | Vector

Our crews removed trees from power lines in Pt England during the week. No power supply was interrupted, but there was an outage caused by trees contacting lines in Takanini during the week. More >>

Vector News - Cricket World Cup is almost here

Monday, 9 February 2015, 10:26 am | Vector

Cricket fans from around the world are rushing to get their tickets with just six days before the start of the ICC’s flagship tournament. More >>

Vector Network News: 2 February 2015

Monday, 2 February 2015, 11:18 am | Vector

Auckland residents may have thought the past week was extremely hot, but it’s not the hottest the city has experienced. Temperatures peaked at 32.4 degrees Celsius at 3pm on February 12, 2009. This equalled the previous high recorded in the Auckland ... More >>

Busy start to the year - Network summary for holiday period

Monday, 5 January 2015, 9:32 am | Vector

A busy time for both emergency personnel and faults crews with eight car v pole incidents during the holiday period along with six building/house fires to contend with. More >>

Vector wants you to stay safe this summer

Monday, 22 December 2014, 10:32 am | Vector

Summer only comes once a year and we want you to enjoy every minute of it. Stay safe and have some fun in the sun with these safety tips. More >>

Vector Network News - 1 December 2014

Monday, 1 December 2014, 8:48 am | Vector

On Friday, the Commerce Commission released its decision on the default price path for 16 electricity lines businesses. As a result of their analysis, the Commerce Commission have given a clear view of the average residential electricity bill split. More >>

Vector Network: wild spring weather continues to cause havoc

Monday, 17 November 2014, 11:48 am | Vector

Auckland was hit by bad weather on Saturday, with high winds and rain causing a power outage to more than 18,000 homes. The outage happened shortly after 5.20pm on Saturday at the substation in the East Auckland suburb of St Johns. More >>

Network Summary for week ending 24 August 2014

Monday, 25 August 2014, 1:39 pm | Vector

Fires across the city kept Vector crews busy during the week. For safety, power was isolated to seven house/building fires in Mangere, Mt Albert, Glen Eden, Kelston, Takapuna and Browns Bay. More >>

Vector Crews Kept Busy with House Fires and Gas Strikes

Monday, 18 August 2014, 9:29 am | Vector

There were car v pole incidents in Whitford and Manurewa during the week. A truck also hit a transformer enclosure*. More >>

Vector Network News

Monday, 11 August 2014, 10:27 am | Vector

This week is Rail Safety Week (11th – 17th August). It’s an initiative to raise awareness about rail safety and encourage safe behaviour around trains and tracks. Auckland’s new electric trains is supplied by two connections to Transpower's 220 ... More >>

WACC draft decision constrains Vector investment

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 10:19 am | Vector

The Commerce Commission has released its draft decision on the proposed amendment to the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) percentile, recommending a decrease from the current 75th percentile to the 67th percentile. This change would reduce ... More >>

Vector Network Summary for week ending 13 July 2014

Monday, 14 July 2014, 10:54 am | Vector

We received two reports from emergency services of house/building fires during the week, but one of these reports was a false alarm. Emergency services requested our control room isolate power to a building fire in Mangere during the week. More >>

Vector Network Summary for week ending 8 June 2014

Monday, 9 June 2014, 10:59 am | Vector

There were five car v. pole incidents during the week. An incident in Weymouth required a Vector pole to be replaced before power could be fully restored to the area. An incident in East Tamaki caused damage to a council streetlight pole only. More >>

Huge Weekend for Auckland

Monday, 17 February 2014, 10:17 am | Vector

NETWORK SUMMARY for week ending 16 February 2014 Despite a very busy weekend in Auckland with several major events running, there were only a couple of minor incidents on Vector’s network to deal with. ELECTRICITY Six car v pole accidents occurred ... More >>



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