Jan 12
Network Update

Peak demand is forecast at 7,711 MW with reserve supply of around 5,700 MW.

 All lines are in service except:

  • U3 line – 330kv feeder line from Upper Tumut substation to the Snowy Hydro power station's switch yard.
  • 2 line from the Upper Tumut substation to Yass. Crews are being mobilised to conduct repairs today.
  • 993 line (wood pole) 132kv from Gadara to Wagga Wagga is non-operational. Line inspected by helicopter yesterday. We are liaising with RFS to gain safe access to continue repairs.

Current status of transmission other assets in the Snowy region

  • The Upper Tumut substation is fully operational, operating on battery supported by diesel generation with fuel being replenished as required.