Media releases

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.
Date
23/04/2018
Ausgrid crews are beginning annual helicopter patrols this week to inspect the electricity network for any potential bushfire hazards. This year two helicopters will be used to inspect areas of our network in bushfire prone parts of Sydney, the Central Coast and the Hunter.
Date
09/04/2018
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.
Date
29/03/2018
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.
Date
26/03/2018
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).
Date
26/03/2018
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.
Date
21/03/2018
The City of Sydney will put $750,000 towards an innovative $2.25 million Ausgrid grant program to reduce demand for electricity and carbon emissions in Australia’s largest city.
Date
06/03/2018
Ausgrid has commissioned the new Tighes Hill zone substation which will supply homes and businesses in Islington, Tighes Hill, and Maryville, Carrington and parts of Mayfield.
Date
05/03/2018
Ausgrid has taken delivery of two brand new Renault Zoe electric vehicles as part of a trial to reduce operational and maintenance costs and explore carbon emission reductions.
Date
01/03/2018
Ausgrid has commissioned the new Cessnock South zone substation which is now supplying homes and businesses in Cessnock, Bellbird, Kitchener and Aberdare as well as vineyards to the west of Cessnock.
Date
20/02/2018