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In the news

Updates and news from around our network

05 Dec 2018

Work begins to install thousands of LED streetlights for Sydney

Ausgrid crews will begin work today to switch over more than 9,600 streetlights in the City of Sydney to more energy efficient LED lamps to deliver savings to customers and ratepayers.

04 Dec 2018

Ausgrid helps feed families this Christmas

Ausgrid has provided support to national food rescue organisation OzHarvest to help feed families doing it tough this holiday season.

03 Dec 2018

Ausgrid lights up Christmas at Sydney Children’s Hospital

Ausgrid has joined Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation to brighten the experience of patients spending time at Randwick in the lead up to Christmas.

30 Nov 2018

Make sure your lights sparkle safely this Christmas

With December upon us many people will be unpacking their Christmas decorations and lights this weekend and Ausgrid is reminding them to take some simple safety precautions.

28 Nov 2018

Wild weather alert

Wild weather which is forecast across our electricity network this week.

27 Nov 2018

Ausgrid urges customers to prepare for wild weather Ausgrid

Ausgrid is urging customers to take some simple steps to ensure they are ready for wild weather which is forecast across our electricity network this week.

25 Oct 2018

Thieves cut down and steal one kilometre of powerlines

Ausgrid and police are investigating another dangerous theft of live copper powerlines in Port Stephens in the Hunter.

23 Oct 2018

Weekend storms

Severe storms swept across large parts of the state on the weekend

03 Oct 2018

Attempted copper theft cuts power to homes

Police have been called in to investigate another dangerous incident involving interference with live electrical wires in Lake Macquarie over the long weekend. The incident cut power supply to 1,200 customers in parts of Belmont, Belmont South and Marks Point.

31 Aug 2018

AFR Energy Summit

Richard Gross address AFR Energy Summit