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Transpower shares innovative drone technology with students

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 4:44 pm | Transpower

Transpower today announced Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS, or drones) will shortly be used to conduct aerial surveys along the transmission lines connecting Albany and Henderson in Auckland. More >>

Demand response applications open for 2016/2017

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 3:05 pm | Transpower

2 November 2016 Demand response applications open for 2016/2017 Transpower announced today the opening of its first of three 2016/17 application rounds for organisations wanting to join its demand response programme. More >>

Transpower releases 2015/16 annual result

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 1:44 pm | Transpower

Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, amortisation, asset write-offs, and changes in the fair value of financial instruments (EBITDAIF) were $749.4 million, a slight decrease of $6.0 million (0.8%) from the 2014/15 financial year. The decrease ... More >>

New Zealand heads towards 90% renewable generation

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 12:06 pm | Transpower

Transpower today said that recent levels of renewable generation on the power system has been around 90% – a very positive step towards achieving the Government’s target of 90% renewable generation by 2025. An upward trend in the use of renewable ... More >>

Transpower releases long-term view for the National Grid

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:33 am | Transpower

Transpower today released Transmission Tomorrow, a look at the challenges and opportunities facing the electricity industry over the next five to forty years. More >>

Transpower to release long-term view for the National Grid

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 11:46 am | Transpower

25 May 2016 Transpower to tonight release long-term view for the National Grid and electricity industry Transpower will tonight release Transmission Tomorrow, a look at the challenges and opportunities facing the electricity industry over the next ... More >>

New Zealanders to benefit from keeping Huntly in operation

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 9:28 am | Transpower

Transpower today welcomed the announcement by Genesis Energy, supported by a number of other generator companies, to keep the Huntly power station in operation. Huntly remaining in operation alleviates some challenging situations in 2019 when it could ... More >>

Wellington bike tracks opened with Transpower support

Monday, 29 February 2016, 3:17 pm | Transpower

Bikes were in style on Sunday 28 February as both the Capital BMX and the Wellington Mountainbike clubs opened new community recreation facilities made possible through grants from Transpower’s CommunityCare Fund. More >>

Transpower announces half-year results

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 12:45 pm | Transpower

Transpower New Zealand today released its financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2015. More >>

Transpower permits RPAS (drones) for grid works

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 1:32 pm | Transpower

Transpower today released guidelines to enable the use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) for work to be carried out on New Zealand’s National Grid. More >>

New load forecasting service offers improved information

Monday, 22 February 2016, 10:24 am | Transpower

Transpower’s Energy Market Services (EMS) today launched a new load forecasting service for the electricity market, in collaboration with TESLA Asia Pacific. The service will provide users with timely and accurate information to support and improve ... More >>

Demand Response programme attracts strong interest

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 3:25 pm | Transpower

Transpower said today that the results from its recent Demand Response Programme demonstrated an increasing consumer interest in managing electricity usage and being involved in programmes that are providing beneficial returns. More >>

Security of supply report released

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 11:22 am | Transpower

Transpower, as the System Operator, today published a report outlining the potential impacts of the planned closures of a number of generation plants on the operation of New Zealand’s power system. More >>

Substantial savings for electricity consumers

Friday, 2 October 2015, 10:45 am | Transpower

Transpower said today that system functionality installed as part of its recent HVDC Pole 3 inter-island link upgrade will enable potential savings in the millions of dollars per year for New Zealand consumers. More >>

Transpower awards maintenance contracts

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 2:21 pm | Transpower

Transpower today announced that it had successfully negotiated and awarded contracts for the servicing and maintenance of its assets in Hamilton/Bay of Plenty, Taranaki, and Hawkes Bay. More >>

Electricity operators promote safety for UAV (drone) users

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 10:46 am | Transpower

Owner and operator of the National Grid, Transpower and local distribution company, Northpower today are reminding UAV operators to take particular care when operating unmanned aircraft near overhead transmission and distribution lines. More >>

Transpower’s Demand Response Programme Open for Business

Monday, 24 August 2015, 1:06 pm | Transpower

Transpower today launched its latest Demand Response Programme and is inviting energy consumers to be involved. The programme targets specific areas throughout New Zealand, and also encourages new sectors including agri-business, campus-style organisations ... More >>

Transpower renews maintenance contracts

Monday, 6 July 2015, 10:30 am | Transpower

Transpower announced that it had renewed contracts with Electrix, Northpower, Electronet, and Transfield Services for the servicing and maintenance of New Zealand’s transmission lines and substations. More >>

Vital Cook Strait Cables must be protected

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 11:42 am | Transpower

Transpower today said that two recent prosecutions over fishing activities in the Cook Strait Cable Protection Zone (CPZ) reinforce the importance of the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Cook Strait Cable. More >>

Maurice Clark to develop Wellington building for Transpower

Friday, 12 June 2015, 9:45 am | Transpower

Transpower said today that it would work with Wellington developer Maurice Clark to redevelop new office premises for its Wellington-based workforce. The company will relocate from its existing buildings at 96 The Terrace and 93 The Terrace to ... More >>