TransGrid crews repair interconnector assets damaged by winds

7/05/2020

Emergency crews from TransGrid were on site near Tamworth recently to repair a damaged section of the Queensland NSW Interconnector (QNI) caused by a storm. Our experienced teams worked across tough terrain in challenging conditions to complete the repairs.



Work on the Queensland NSW Interconnector (QNI) upgrades will start next month, generating 150 jobs and providing net benefits of $170 million to customers.

The project will increase the transfer of electricity between the states and provide customers with access to reliable, lowest cost energy.

The QNI project has been fast tracked with the support of the Federal and NSW Governments which provided a joint agreement to support the project.

The work will include the replacement of transmission towers with poles, the installation of new poles along existing spans, strengthening existing towers and transmission line insulator works.

For more information about the project, visit: http://www.transgrid.com.au/qni

Media enquiries:
Michelle Stone 0438 293917 / michelle.stone@transgrid.com.au

(Vision of the QNI site is available)