Project EnergyConnect Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) referral

ElectraNet has been advised that the Commonwealth Department of the Environment and Energy (DoEE) has determined the South Australian component of Project EnergyConnect is to be a “Controlled Action”. Now this determination has been made, we anticipate that…Read more in full article

2019 Transmission Annual Planning Report released

ElectraNet has released its 2019 Transmission Annual Planning Report (TAPR). The TAPR provides a 10-year snapshot on the South Australian transmission network and helps proponents of potential load and generation projects identify opportunities in the market. It also…Read more in full article

Native plant subsidy on offer for ElectraNet landholders

Thousands of landholders across South Australia with ElectraNet assets on their properties have the opportunity to save 75 per cent on the cost of native seedlings, tree guards and stakes through a new partnership between ElectraNet and Trees…Read more in full article

Project EnergyConnect information hubs established across Riverland and Murraylands

Project EnergyConnect information hubs have been created in regional locations by power network operator ElectraNet to encourage and assist local residents with providing feedback on the proposed electricity interconnector between South Australia and New South Wales. ElectraNet Land…Read more in full article

ElectraNet welcomes Australian Energy Regulator’s final decision

ElectraNet welcomes today’s final decision by the Australian Energy Regulator to approve a new transmission line on the Eyre Peninsula. The project involves constructing a new double-circuit 132 kV transmission line from Cultana to Port Lincoln, via Yadnarie…Read more in full article

Planned Yorke Peninsula Electricity Outage

ElectraNet advises that a planned outage will take place on Sunday, 7 April, which will temporarily interrupt electricity supply to townships on the Yorke Peninsula. The outage, which coincides with the end of daylight saving, will occur from…Read more in full article

Upper north helicopter fatality

ElectraNet is deeply saddened to confirm that a fatality has occurred this morning in an incident involving one of our contractors working on a project in the upper north of the state. Our thoughts are with the pilot’s…Read more in full article

Bill reductions to flow from proposed electricity interconnector

Power customers in South Australia and New South Wales will benefit from electricity bill reductions if a new interconnector between the two states is built. Bill reductions are just one of the major benefits outlined in a final…Read more in full article

New battery charged and ready to power lower Yorke Peninsula

South Australia’s lower Yorke Peninsula will benefit from improved power security and reliability following the completion by ElectraNet of a 30 megawatt large-scale battery. Built at Dalrymple, on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula, it is the first certified indoor…Read more in full article

Eyre Peninsula Electricity Supply Option Selected

ElectraNet has today released a final report on its investigation of electricity supply options to ensure the Eyre Peninsula has a safe, reliable and secure electricity supply into the future. The recommended option involves the construction of a…Read more in full article

Interconnection with NSW to deliver customer savings

ElectraNet has today released a draft report on its investigation of options to support South Australia’s energy transformation. The report identifies that the construction of a new, high capacity interconnector between South Australia and New South Wales would…Read more in full article

Reduction in electricity bills for households and businesses

ElectraNet has today welcomed the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) final revenue determination on its revised Revenue Proposal which will reduce electricity transmission prices for South Australian consumers. Steve Masters, Chief Executive of ElectraNet said that the AER’s decision…Read more in full article

Transmission lines against sky

Telecommunications cable upgrade to increase power supply reliability

Forty three kilometres of new fibre optic cable will soon be installed across the Yorke Peninsula as part of a project to increase the reliability of the region’s power supply. ElectraNet Chief Executive, Steve Masters said one of…Read more in full article

ElectraNet responds to electricity regulator’s draft revenue decision

ElectraNet has today submitted its response to the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) draft revenue decision for the five years commencing 1 July 2018. Steve Masters, Chief Executive of ElectraNet said the revised Revenue Proposal delivers a reduction in…Read more in full article

Community to be updated on Eyre Peninsula’s electricity supply options

ElectraNet has released a draft report as part of its assessment to upgrade the Eyre Peninsula’s electricity supply, identifying the option which delivers the greatest benefits to the community. This option will be presented at a public forum…Read more in full article

Public Forums – Eyre Peninsula’s Electricity Supply Options

ElectraNet has been actively exploring options to improve the reliability of electricity supply to Eyre Peninsula, including options to replace or upgrade the transmission lines which service the region. On 16 November 2017 we published the Project Assessment…Read more in full article

Eyre Peninsula Electricity Outage

ElectraNet advises that a planned outage will take place on 29 October 2017, which will interrupt electricity supply across Eyre Peninsula. The outage will occur from 3am to 11am and affect customers in the highlighted area of the…Read more in full article

ElectraNet awards contract to build Yorke Peninsula battery

The construction of ElectraNet’s 30 MW large-scale battery at Dalrymple substation on the Yorke Peninsula has been awarded to Adelaide company Consolidated Power Projects (CPP). CPP will work with international power company ABB and battery provider Samsung to…Read more in full article

ElectraNet publishes 2017 South Australian Transmission Annual Planning Report

ElectraNet today published the 2017 South Australian Transmission Annual Planning Report. Included in the report is ElectraNet’s assessment of the transmission system’s likely capacity to meet demand in South Australia over the next ten years. It also provides…Read more in full article

Transmission lines in the Lower Eyre Peninsula

Extended Outage for Yorke Peninsula

ElectraNet advises that a planned outage will take place on 28 May that will interrupt electricity supply to most of Yorke Peninsula. The outage will occur from 3:00 am – 11:00 am on 28 May 2017. During this…Read more in full article

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