Transmission

Piako 110kV Tee Line GXP Project

Client Name: Transpower

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In response to a request from their customer PowerCo, Transpower initiated the construction of 2km of 110kV line and a two bay substation to provide an additional point of supply in the Morrinsville area. The lines portion of the project required the erection of 22 concrete pole structures on...

NPK OHK Transformers Commissioned

Client Name: Transpower

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The existing 70 year old single phase transformers at Ohakune (OKN) and National Park (NPK) substations were scheduled for replacement with new three-phase units in 2014 / 2015.  The Mt Ruapehu ski fields are supplied by these substations and therefore it was important the project was...

New 66kV Transmission Line for Whitianga

Client Name: PowerCo

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PowerCo require a new transmission line between Coroglen and Kaimarama in the Coromandel. The project required the establishment of line routes, detailed design and consenting of a new 110kV transmission line. The line will be operated at 66kV...

Hobson Street GXP

Client Name: Vector and Transpower

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A joint Transpower and Vector project to develop the Hobson Street Grid Exit Point (GXP) as part of the North Auckland and Northland (NAaN) project to reinforce Auckland’s CBD power supply and electricity transmission into Northland. Transpower are installing new gas insulated switchgear...

Leading Edge Mobile Substation

Client Name: Transpower

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Three years from conception to delivery, Transpower's new mobile substation became operational at Murchison in November 2013.  Edison Consulting Group is proud to be part of this leading edge project.  Having identified the need to minimise disruption to mainly rural communities by...

Kopu Coroglen Transmission Line Upgrade

Client Name: PowerCo

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The 66kV line between Kopu and Coroglen is the original 50kV line built in the 1950’s by New Zealand Electricity Department. The line was constructed of light conductor, and travels through some rugged terrain to bring electricity supply to the upper Coromandel Peninsula. Due to substantial...

Wairau Rd Grid Exit Point Project

Client Name: Transpower

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Transpower’s Wairau Road Grid Exit Point project is part of the North Auckland and Northland (NAaN) Project.  The goal is to improve the security of supply by providing grid exit points at both sides of the Harbour Bridge – one at Hobson Street and the other at Wairau Road. With...

Kaitimako Substation 220kV Supply Upgrade

Client Name: Transpower

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The Tauranga population and load growth meant that the existing 110kV national grid connection to the BOP area was nearing capacity.  The transmission lines from the Tarukenga substation were built with the capacity to deliver 220kV but have been energised at 110kV since originally...

Increased Capacity at Ohinewai Switching Station

Client Name: Transpower

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Ohinewai switching station was constructed to extract greater capacity and flexibility from existing transmission lines into Auckland and the North. The Ohinewai switching station project was delivered in a very tight time frame with construction taking only twelve months from breaking soil to...

Whakamaru North Switching Station

Client Name: Transpower

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The Whakamaru North project is part of the North Island Grid Upgrade Project – currently the largest electricity transmission project to be undertaken in New Zealand since 1960.  While Whakamaru North was home to an existing switchyard, significant upgrades were required to accommodate...
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