Environmental rehabilitation begins on Project EnergyConnect

ElectraNet is continuing to work with our construction partner and contractor, Downer, landholders, and councils to deliver the South Australian side of Project EnergyConnect (PEC), the new high voltage interconnector between SA and New South Wales. The SA…Read more in full article

ElectraNet recognised as a 5-star GRESB rated entity!

As we energise South Australia’s clean energy future, operating sustainably will continue to be a core part of our business. ElectraNet is pleased to announce that we have achieved a Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) score of…Read more in full article

Vocus expanding their reach through ElectraNet’s fibre network

Port Lincoln has traditionally had limited telecommunications services, leading to poor customer choice, higher costs, and service instability for the region. As part of ElectraNet’s recently completed Eyre Peninsula Link project, our telecommunications fibre network to Port Lincoln…Read more in full article

Dalrymple battery celebrates 5-year anniversary

This year, ElectraNet’s Dalrymple grid-scale battery on the Yorke Peninsula is celebrating its 5-year anniversary. The 30 MW / 8 MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) was the first transmission grid-connected battery in Australia’s National Electricity Market (NEM),…Read more in full article

ElectraNet connecting Amp Energy’s Bungama BESS

Exciting times ahead for our customer, Amp Energy, who are moving South Australia a step closer towards its renewables target!  Amp Energy reached a critical milestone with ElectraNet this month, signing a Transmission Connection Agreement (TCA) with us…Read more in full article

ElectraNet connecting ZEN Energy’s first grid-scale battery in SA

ElectraNet congratulates our customer, ZEN Energy, on the announcement of their continued progress to develop the 111MW / 270MWh Templers Battery Project.  The Transmission Connection Agreement (TCA) was executed in July, following approval of performance standards in February….Read more in full article

Options to meet future transmission and supply

South Australia’s energy transformation is accelerating and bringing new opportunities to our state. It is also presenting us with challenges to the evolving network as South Australia’s power system increases in complexity and age. Engagement with customers and…Read more in full article

South Australian side of Project EnergyConnect on the home stretch!

Project EnergyConnect (PEC) is on the home stretch on the South Australian side, approaching 80% completion. Project Director, Ralf Ricciardi, said, “I am very pleased to report that all transmission line towers have been assembled and erected by…Read more in full article

Project EnergyConnect approaches key milestone on new telecommunication towers

As part of Project EnergyConnect (PEC), the high voltage interconnector under construction between South Australia and New South Wales, ElectraNet has installed new fibre-optic cable and microwave radio equipment with our project partner, Telstra. These facilities will soon…Read more in full article

Equipment grant provides support for local CFS brigades

ElectraNet is a proud supporter of the CFS Foundation, a charitable organisation whose main purpose is to provide immediate financial assistance to volunteer firefighters and their families who have suffered through death, injury, loss or damage of property…Read more in full article

Transmission Annual Planning Report – We need your feedback!

Each year, ElectraNet reviews the capability of South Australia’s electricity transmission network to ensure we can meet the needs of customers into the future. We publish the outcomes in our Transmission Annual Planning Report (TAPR). Since we published…Read more in full article

Goyder South Stage 1 wind farm connection achieves construction completion

We are pleased to announce that we have successfully achieved construction completion for the connection works of Neoen’s Goyder South Stage 1 project. Construction of the Stage 1 connection began in late 2022 and will play a critical…Read more in full article

Project EnergyConnect passes 70% completion on South Australian side

ElectraNet has achieved over 70% completion for the South Australian side of Project EnergyConnect (PEC), the new 900km high voltage interconnector between South Australia and New South Wales which will enable more renewable energy, improve reliability and deliver…Read more in full article

The EP Link Epilogue

ElectraNet is on the home stretch on the Eyre Peninsula Link project. Following the energisation of the new transmission line from Cultana to Port Lincoln in February this year, our focus has now shifted to removing the pre-existing…Read more in full article

Options to power unprecedented renewable electricity demand released

Responding to unprecedented forecast electricity demand growth in South Australia, ElectraNet has released a Transmission Annual Planning Report (TAPR) Update. ElectraNet’s TAPR Update provides updated electricity supply and demand forecasts including details of the transmission network development options…Read more in full article

South Australia’s largest electricity transformers being installed

The new Bundey substation, currently under construction in South Australia’s Riverland, will be home to the state’s largest electricity transformers. ElectraNet recently took delivery of three new transformers which are being installed at the Bundey substation as part…Read more in full article

Electricity interconnector on track to deliver savings

South Australian power customers will benefit from Project EnergyConnect, the new high-voltage power interconnector with New South Wales, which is expected to deliver annual savings of $127 for a typical residential power customer, according to independent modelling by…Read more in full article

AGL Torrens Island BESS Approaching Commercial Operation

ElectraNet achieved construction completion in November 2022 for the connection of AGL’s 250MW battery at Torrens Island. We are pleased to announce that the project’s Transmission Connection Agreement (TCA) has now been executed, following the approval of performance…Read more in full article

New transmission line powering the Eyre Peninsula

Homes, businesses and communities across the Eyre Peninsula now have a more secure power supply following the completion of Eyre Peninsula Link. Eyre Peninsula Link is a new 270-kilometre double-circuit 132 kV high-voltage transmission line from Cultana to…Read more in full article

EP Link Complete and Fully Energised

After two years of construction and over five years of planning, we are delighted to announce that Eyre Peninsula Link (EP Link) has now been fully energised, following the first stage of energisation in January. A huge round of…Read more in full article

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