Media releases

Ausgrid will be able to provide more efficient responses to local outages thanks to the construction of a new depot at Artarmon which will house staff from four existing sites.
Date
06/07/2018
Ausgrid inspectors are visiting properties in bushfire-prone areas across the network to check for hazards from vegetation growing too close to private overhead powerlines.
Date
15/06/2018
After an unusually warm Autumn colder weather is finally here and Ausgrid is urging customers make sure their homes are ready for winter.
Date
31/05/2018
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.
Date
30/05/2018
Ausgrid is urging customers to make sure their homes are prepared for potential severe weather and damaging winds over the next few days.
Date
11/05/2018
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).
Date
06/05/2018
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.
Date
03/05/2018
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