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Updates and news from around our network

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.


03 Mar 2017

New Independent Chairman appointed

Ausgrid is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Helen Nugent AO as its Independent Chairman.


06 Feb 2017

Old Meadowbank Rail Bridge to stay open during works

Ausgrid has begun work today on the Old Meadowbank Railway Bridge as part of a project to replace underground power cables between Wentworth Point and Top Ryde.


01 Feb 2017

Statement to ABC on tree trimming

Ausgrid trims trees growing too close to powerlines to help keep the public safe around the electricity network and reduce the risk of bushfires. Trees contacting powerlines also cause up to one in four blackouts.


09 Jan 2017

Save your energy and beat the heat

Keeping our homes cool in the summer sun can be a challenge for many households, but managing the impact on your electricity bills doesn’t have to be a daunting task.


06 Dec 2016

School holiday safety

School holidays are just around the corner and Ausgrid is asking parents, carers and school teachers to remind their children of some simple electricity rules so they enjoy a safe summer.


01 Dec 2016

Ausgrid appoints Chief Executive Officer

Richard Gross has today been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ausgrid by its new Board of Directors. The Board will be led by independent Chairman Peter Magarry following AustralianSuper and IFM Investors’ acquisition of a 50.4% interest in the long-term lease of Ausgrid.