Upper Eyre Peninsula power supply resumes

7:30 PM Power has been restored to the upper Eyre Peninsula. Whyalla was brought online late this afternoon. Power has since been restored to Cleve and west to Wudinna. Ground patrols are continuing on the line between Cleve…Read more in full article

Power supply restored to majority of SA

3PM ElectraNet has restored the majority of South Australia’s transmission network following yesterday’s severe weather event that caused a state-wide blackout. Power was restored to Port Pirie and Port Augusta around lunchtime today and we are working to restore power…Read more in full article

Transmisson tower from sky view

Power to Adelaide CBD restored after severe weather event, but restoration efforts remain ongoing

12.30AM ElectraNet has been working to restore normal operation of the transmission network, since a severe weather event caused a state-wide black out yesterday afternoon. Power was restored to the CBD and most of the Adelaide metro area…Read more in full article

Transmisson tower from sky view

Some power supply restored after severe weather event, but restoration efforts remain ongoing

9:10 PM ElectraNet has been working hard to restore normal operation of the transmission network, since a severe weather event caused a state-wide black earlier this afternoon. The storm has caused significant damage to the transmission network. Three…Read more in full article

Transmisson tower from sky view

Storm damage causes state-wide black out

5:30 PM The severe storm front affecting South Australia has damaged parts of the transmission network and resulted in a state-wide black out at approximately 3:45 pm. ElectraNet is currently working with the Australian Energy Market Operator to…Read more in full article

Transmission lines in the Lower Eyre Peninsula

Re-energisation of transmission network on Eyre Peninsula

9.45PM All faults have been resolved on the Eyre Peninsula’s high-voltage transmission network, following a delay in restoration work earlier, due to site access issues. Transmission supply was lost yesterday afternoon, caused by lightning associated with storm activity. …Read more in full article

Transmission lines in the Lower Eyre Peninsula

Update on restoration works on Eyre Peninsula transmission network

6.20PM Site access issues have caused delays to the restoration work taking place on the Eyre Peninsula’s transmission network. It is now anticipated that transmission supply will be restored tonight.  “We understand what an imposition this is on…Read more in full article

Transmission lines in the Lower Eyre Peninsula

Restoration works continue on Eyre Peninsula transmission network

8.40AM ElectraNet’s ground crews are working hard to restore power as safely and quickly as possible on the Eyre Peninsula, following loss of transmission supply yesterday caused by inclement weather.  It is anticipated that transmission supply will be…Read more in full article

Transmission lines in the Lower Eyre Peninsula

Network event on Eyre Peninsula – Update

6.40PM A lightning strike associated with storm activity on the Eyre Peninsula near Port Lincoln caused a loss of transmission supply to the Lower Eyre Peninsula at around 3.40pm today. ElectraNet’s transmission network supplies bulk high-voltage power to…Read more in full article

Transmission line alongside forest

ElectraNet welcomes COAG Energy Council commitment to ensuring stability and connectivity of the NEM

ElectraNet is encouraged by the COAG Energy Council’s acknowledgement of the important role interconnectors play in the transitioning energy sector, and their commitment to review the regulatory test for investment in new transmission assets. Increased interconnection in the…Read more in full article

Mount Barker transmission line

Re-energisation of 132 kV Mobilong to Mount Barker transmission line

10.55AM All faults have been resolved on the high-voltage 132 kV Mobilong to Mount Barker transmission line, and it has been safely re-energised after storm activity interrupted power supply earlier today. ElectraNet’s transmission network supplies bulk high-voltage power…Read more in full article

Mount Barker transmission line

Bad weather causes interruption to Mobilong to Mount Barker transmission line.

9AM Inclement weather has caused an unplanned interruption to transmission supply after the 132 kV Mobilong to Mount Barker transmission line was tripped at approximately 7.20am this morning. The incident is being investigated and responded to as a…Read more in full article

ElectraNet publishes 2016 South Australian Transmission Annual Planning Report

ElectraNet today published the 2016 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 line alongside forest

ElectraNet welcomes contribution to interconnector study

ElectraNet has welcomed the State Government’s announcement that it will contribute $500,000 towards its study into a potential new high-voltage electricity interconnector between South Australia and the eastern states. The feasibility study will cost ElectraNet in excess of…Read more in full article

Transmission lines in the Lower Eyre Peninsula

High-voltage power supply restored to the Lower Eyre Peninsula

6:20 PM High-voltage power supply has now been restored to the Lower Eyre Peninsula, after a lightning strike earlier this afternoon caused an interruption to supply. ElectraNet’s transmission network supplies bulk high-voltage power to SA Power Networks’ distribution…Read more in full article

Transmission lines in the Lower Eyre Peninsula

Lightning strike causes power outage on Lower Eyre Peninsula

4:30 PM A lightning strike associated with storm activity near Port Lincoln has caused a loss of transmission supply to the Lower Eyre Peninsula. ElectraNet’s transmission network supplies bulk high-voltage power to SA Power Networks’ distribution network. SA…Read more in full article

Transmission lines and wind turbine

Joint report further investigates stability of South Australia’s evolving power system

AEMO and ElectraNet have today released an updated technical report investigating power system security in South Australia, as the state continues to lead the world with its high penetration of renewable generation. The report finds that under normal operating…Read more in full article

Transmission lines against sky

Australian Energy Market Operator releases Power System Operating Incident Report on November 2015 South East – Heywood transmission line interruption

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has now published its report on the Power System Operating Incident that occurred on 1 November 2015.  The report, which notes the outcomes of ElectraNet’s investigations into the incident, concludes the South…Read more in full article