Forum explores options for SA energy transformation

Details of four options for potential new high-voltage electricity interconnectors between South Australia and the eastern states, were presented at an ElectraNet forum attended by over 50 people in Adelaide today. The forum comes after the release of…Read more in full article

Transmisson tower from sky view

Fault on Victorian network causes separation event

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) advised that the South Australian electricity transmission network separated from Victoria at 1:03 am this morning, after a fault on the Victorian transmission network triggered the South Australia – Victoria (Heywood) Interconnector to…Read more in full article

ElectraNet explores new interconnector options for SA

Four options for a new high-voltage electricity interconnector, and a call for credible non-network options that could facilitate South Australia’s energy transformation by improving system security and access to lower cost generation, are outlined in a report released…Read more in full article

Full access to transmission network restored

7:50 PM A third damaged circuit is now back up and energised, ahead of schedule, returning full access to the transmission network. ElectraNet’s industrial customers now have full load levels available to them. “I am pleased to advise…Read more in full article

Repair work to transmission lines on track

1:10 PM Repairs to storm-damaged transmission lines in the state’s mid north are on track to be completed in the coming days. One of the damaged circuits near Melrose was re-energised on Monday, and network repair works near…Read more in full article

Transmission line repairs still progressing well

3:45 PM Repairs to storm-damaged transmission lines in the state’s mid north continue to progress well. One of the damaged circuits near Melrose was re-energised yesterday, and network strengthening repair works near Blyth, were also successfully completed. The…Read more in full article

Transmission line back up and energised

5:00 PM Repairs to transmission lines in the state’s Mid North have reached a major milestone today, with one of the damaged circuits now back up and energised. This has provided extra stability across the network and facilitated…Read more in full article

Repair work to damaged circuit nearly complete

1 PM The restoration of damaged transmission lines in the state’s Mid North is nearly complete. ElectraNet expects one of the damaged circuits will be back up by tomorrow, provided weather conditions remain stable. Another circuit will follow…Read more in full article

Transmission line repair work continues

11 AM Work continues to progress on repairs to damaged transmission lines in the state’s Mid North. Multiple crews are working in the field near Melrose to erect temporary towers and restring transmission lines. ElectraNet expects one of…Read more in full article

Work continues to repair transmission lines, second restoration site near Blyth

1.30 PM Repairs to transmission lines in the state’s Mid North are continuing. Multiple crews are working in the field to erect temporary towers and restring transmission lines, however winds in the area have delayed progress. ElectraNet expects…Read more in full article

Transmission line repairs progressing, AEMO preliminary report released

1:25 PM Repairs to damaged transmission lines in the state’s mid-north are well underway, with crews undertaking a range of activities despite challenging circumstances. ElectraNet’s Executive Manager Network Services, Simon Emms, said the return of calmer weather and…Read more in full article

Transmission network stable, but bracing for potential storms

12:10 PM High-voltage electricity supply across South Australia remains stable again today, after the majority of the network was successfully restored earlier in the week. Repairs to damage on the Eyre Peninsula transmission line near Tumby Bay, allowed…Read more in full article

Transmission lines in the Lower Eyre Peninsula

Power supply restored to Port Lincoln

8:40 PM Transmission power supply has now been restored to Port Lincoln and the Lower Eyre Peninsula after damage to the Eyre Peninsula transmission line was successfully repaired. Maintenance crews have repaired a storm damaged transmission tower near…Read more in full article

Situation overview

6:45 PM High-voltage electricity transmission supply has been restored to all but a few isolated pockets of South Australia following Wednesday afternoon’s state-wide blackout. The blackout was caused by severe and wide-spread weather conditions, which the Bureau of…Read more in full article

Far north transmission supply restored

5:45 PM Transmission supply has been restored to Leigh Creek and Pimba this afternoon, after patrols confirmed the lines supplying power to the far north regions were safe to re-energise. Repairs to the damaged Lower Eyre Peninsula transmission…Read more in full article

Work continues to restore supply to Port Lincoln

12:45 PM Ongoing efforts are continuing to restore power supply to Port Lincoln and surrounding areas. Partial supply was achieved late this morning, using back-up generation, but ongoing issues are being experienced. It remains our priority to fix…Read more in full article

Efforts to restore Port Lincoln supply ongoing

10:30 AM ElectraNet crews are still working hard this morning to restore power to Port Lincoln and have begun inspecting transmission lines to the far north of the state. Crews with cranes and other equipment have been dispatched…Read more in full article

Upper Eyre Peninsula power supply resumes

7:30 PM Power has been restored to the upper Eyre Peninsula. Whyalla was brought online late this afternoon. Power has since been restored to Cleve and west to Wudinna. Ground patrols are continuing on the line between Cleve…Read more in full article

Power supply restored to majority of SA

3PM ElectraNet has restored the majority of South Australia’s transmission network following yesterday’s severe weather event that caused a state-wide blackout. Power was restored to Port Pirie and Port Augusta around lunchtime today and we are working to restore power…Read more in full article

Transmisson tower from sky view

Power to Adelaide CBD restored after severe weather event, but restoration efforts remain ongoing

12.30AM ElectraNet has been working to restore normal operation of the transmission network, since a severe weather event caused a state-wide black out yesterday afternoon. Power was restored to the CBD and most of the Adelaide metro area…Read more in full article

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