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

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

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