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30 May 2018

Replacement submarine cable off Cronulla

Ausgrid is carrying out offshore testing to help identify the best option to replace an existing 11,000 volt submarine cable under Port Hacking River between Cronulla and Bundeena in Sydney’s south.


11 May 2018

Customers urged to prepare for strong winds

Ausgrid is urging customers to make sure their homes are prepared for potential severe weather and damaging winds over the next few days.


06 May 2018

Ausgrid network prices to fall 6% under our new Proposal

Ausgrid today proposed a 6% reduction in its network prices from July 1, 2019 following customer and stakeholder consultation on its 2019-24 Regulatory Proposal (the Proposal).


03 May 2018

Tree removal and replacement

Ausgrid and Sutherland Shire Council are partnering to improve community safety, power supply reliability, and to maintain the Shire’s leafy character by removing and replacing damaged trees underneath powerlines.


23 Apr 2018

New transformer to improve reliability

Ausgrid has delivered a new transformer to the Newport zone substation on Bardo Road which will reduce noise from the site and improve reliability for customers.


09 Apr 2018

Bushfire safety helicopter patrols

Ausgrid has delivered a new transformer to the Newport zone substation on Bardo Road which will reduce noise from the site and improve reliability for customers.


29 Mar 2018

Attempted copper theft cuts power to hundreds of homes

Ausgrid is warning that people are risking their lives by interfering with live electrical wires after would-be thieves used bolt cutters to cut down live high voltage powerlines.


26 Mar 2018

Ausgrid and Councils begin trial of tree trimming changes

Ausgrid has begun a trial of changes which will allow council contractors to safely trim trees close to low voltage powerlines at council’s request.


26 Mar 2018

Ausgrid transformation key to network affordability

Ausgrid says energy customers will benefit from its ongoing network investment and operating strategies, including those contained in its upcoming submission to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER).


21 Mar 2018

Ausgrid supports future focused NEG

Ausgrid has offered its support to the Energy Security Board (ESB) for a future-focused National Energy Guarantee (NEG), which aims to both reduce emissions and ensure the reliability of the electricity system at the lowest possible cost.