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Updates and news from around our network

27 Nov 2017

Changes to electrical services under the Australian Energy Regulator’s Ring-Fencing Guideline

Ausgrid customers will soon notice a change to the electrical services the company provides as the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AERs) Ring-Fencing Guideline comes into effect.


09 Nov 2017

Innovative incentive fund to help lower electricity costs

In an Australian first, Ausgrid is creating a $1.5million incentive fund to encourage customers to invest in solar and energy efficient equipment to help reduce the need to replace aging network infrastructure by lowering demand on the electricity grid.


06 Nov 2017

Ausgrid acquires metering business

Ausgrid has continued its investment in the growing digital metering market after securing the purchase of the nation’s largest digital metering provider Active Stream Pty Ltd from AGL Energy Limited.


29 Aug 2017

Staff consulted on GIS partnership last year

Unions and staff were consulted on the option to outsource parts of Ausgrid's Geographical Information Systems function in early 2016, well before new ownership came into place in December.


24 Aug 2017

NSW students learn how to stay safe around electricity

Primary school students throughout NSW will receive hands-on lessons next month on how to stay safe around electricity as part of a state-wide awareness program.


04 Aug 2017

Power supply secured for Throsby Creek

More than 8000 Throsby Creek area residents and businesses will have their power supply secured with a new substation at Tighes Hill


18 Jul 2017

Plans released for new Greenacre substation

Ausgrid has revealed the preferred design and layout of a new $30 million substation to be constructed in Greenacre in Sydney’s south west following feedback from the local community.


28 Jun 2017

Network charges to drop on 1 July

Electricity network prices for about 98% of Ausgrid’s residential customers in Sydney, the Central Coast and Hunter Valley will drop on 1 July.


07 Jun 2017

Ausgrid responds to NECF breaches

Ausgrid has paid $100,000 in fines issued by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) for alleged breaches of life support obligations.


24 May 2017

Delivering a sustainable electricity network

Ausgrid welcomes today’s Federal Court decision to support the Australian Competition Tribunal’s findings on the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) 2014-2019 Determination.