To support future commercial growth and ensure the long-term reliability of the power supply in the Wairarapa town, Powerco is upgrading Greytown’s electricity network.
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To replace ageing assets to ensure customers, including businesses, in the area have a power supply that meets their needs now and in the future.
The delivery of $1.6 million of renewal work that involves upgrading and maintaining a variety of electrical equipment, including power poles, crossarms, and rewiring sections of power lines.
In order to complete the work quickly, a series of planned, intermittent power outages in and around Greytown occur during October, November and early December.
Upgrading the electricity network in the town now, to allow for the growth occurring and a more reliable supply, will help avoid unplanned power outages in the long-term.
If you have any queries about this work, please contact a member of our team at email@example.com
Construct new substation building
Route for new circuit between Arapuni and Putaruru confirmed
Planned power cut during this period
Construction of the circuit and new transformer at Putaruru substation
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We strive to minimise impact in the design and placement of network infrastructure and we’re still planning and consulting on the route for the new circuit. The circuit will be a mix of overhead lines – which you will see, and underground cable – which you won’t see. You’ll also see a new building at our Putaruru substation, replacing the ageing existing building there.
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