Transmission tower in the Flinders Ranges

Eyre Peninsula’s electricity supply options released for comment

ElectraNet has identified five credible options to help improve supply reliability to the Eyre Peninsula. Details of all options are included within the Project Specification Consultation Report (PSCR) which has been released today for public consultation. Options include…Read more in full article

Electricity transmission costs projected to fall

The average South Australian householder and small business is projected to save $14 and $28 respectively in the first year from the transmission component of their annual electricity bill, based on forecasts in ElectraNet’s 2019-2023 Revenue Proposal. ElectraNet’s…Read more in full article

Transmission lines in the Lower Eyre Peninsula

Update 6 on Incident at Torrens Island

5.15pm ElectraNet has completed the replacement of the second affected connection point at the switchyard adjacent to Torrens Island Power Station B. ElectraNet assets at this connection point are now available, allowing AGL to provide generation capacity of…Read more in full article

Transmission lines in the Lower Eyre Peninsula

Update 5 on Incident at Torrens Island

5.30 pm Repair work to one of the affected connection points at the switchyard adjacent to Torrens Island Power Station B has passed high-voltage testing and other safety checks. The connection point is now available for use, allowing…Read more in full article

Transmission lines in the Lower Eyre Peninsula

Update 4 on Incident at Torrens Island Power Station B

3.30 pm Repair work by ElectraNet to one of the affected connection points at the switchyard adjacent to Torrens Island Power Station B has passed high-voltage testing and other safety checks. This means all ElectraNet owned assets at…Read more in full article

Transmission lines in the Lower Eyre Peninsula

Update 3 on Incident at Torrens Island Power Station B

7.30 pm ElectraNet has completed its connection point repair work on one of the affected connection points at the switchyard adjacent to Torrens Island Power Station B. Completion of these repair works enables high-voltage testing and other safety…Read more in full article

Transmission lines in the Lower Eyre Peninsula

Update 2 on Incident at Torrens Island Power Station B

3 pm ElectraNet is continuing to work on repairing the equipment at the switchyard adjacent to Torrens Island Power Station B that was damaged as a result of yesterday’s incident. No injuries were sustained as a result of…Read more in full article

Transmission lines in the Lower Eyre Peninsula

Update on Incident at Torrens Island Power Station B

9.50 pm At approximately 3.35pm on Friday 3 March 2017, an incident took place at ElectraNet’s switchyard, immediately adjacent to Torrens Island Power Station B. No injuries were sustained as a result of the incident, and efforts were…Read more in full article

Transmission lines in the Lower Eyre Peninsula

Incident at Torrens Island Power Station B

4.15pm ElectraNet is aware of an incident at Torrens Island Power Station B, which is understood to have taken place at approximately 4pm today. A further statement will be issued once more information is available. -ends- Media Enquiries…Read more in full article

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

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