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In the news

Updates and news from around our network

06 Aug 2014

Pre-bushfire season inspections underway in parts of Sydney

Ausgrid crews are patrolling the electricity network to check for hazards in the lead up to this year’s bushfire danger period.

26 Jun 2014

Kooragang Island Wind Turbine to be dismantled

The Kooragang Island Wind Turbine will be dismantled and removed from site over the coming months, after 17 years of operation.

23 Jun 2014

Upper Hunter pole delivery

A helicopter carrying power poles will be flying around Muswellbrook this week, in Stage Two of an essential upgrade to a major Ausgrid power line.

13 Jun 2014

Crews set to move in to new Ourimbah depot

Construction of Ausgrid’s new Ourimbah Depot is nearing completion with staff and field crews currently based at Noraville and West Gosford set to progressively relocating to their new headquarters.

10 Jun 2014

Rug up your home for winter

Winter has arrived and managing how your home deals with the cool air could help you save hundreds on heating costs.

26 May 2014

Look to your lighting to save on energy bills

Lighting is an essential part of everyone’s home and using it efficiently could save average households more than $120 a year on electricity bills.

16 May 2014

Top tips to save on your energy bills

Using energy more wisely is the easiest way to save money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions year round.

15 Apr 2014

Powering Sydney Olympic Park

Civil work to install new cables in Sydney Olympic Park is now complete, with conduits installed between Mason Park and Bicentennial Park.

07 Apr 2014

Helicopter patrols hit Upper Hunter

Ausgrid crews are beginning annual helicopter patrols over the Upper Hunter this week, inspecting the high voltage powerlines and poles as part of bushfire safety preparations.

07 Apr 2014

The right heater for the right space

Choosing the right heater for the right space could make all the difference this winter, according to Ausgrid energy efficiency expert Paul Myors.