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

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

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