Network Tasman Annual Result March 2019

Published 26/07/2019

Electricity lines company Network Tasman Limited achieved an operating surplus after tax of $9.7 million for the year ended 31 March 2019. This year's financial result reflects strong contributions from all of the company's businesses including the core electricity, fibre and investment property business units. Buoyant regional growth continued in Network Tasman's electricity distribution area, with consumer connections increasing by 529 for the year (1.3%), while total electricity distributed through the system increased by 1.9% to 761 GWh. Network Tasman Chairman, John McCliskie said that "our network...

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Getting set up for solar power generation

Published 24/07/2019

On a sunny day, solar power generation systems connected to our network produce enough electricity to run more than 800 average sized houses. It's important for us to know when new solar generation systems (known as photovoltaic or PV systems) are planned for connection to the network because we need to make sure the equipment meets required technical standards and is set correctly to maintain a good level of power quality for everyone using the network. We also need to know where PV systems are so we can keep line...

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Trees and power lines don't mix

Published 25/06/2019

Trees and vegetation can interfere with our network and even interrupt electricity supply. That's why it's important to manage them so that they don't get too close to power lines. Network Tasman takes a proactive approach to keeping trees away from our power lines by surveying all of our lines on a regular basis. We store the information collected in these surveys in a database. Our database records the full history...

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Temporary Power Interruption for Golden Bay

Published 07/06/2019

Sunday 7 July 2019, 9:00am – 4:00pm Network Tasman needs to undertake essential planned maintenance work at our substation in Motupipi. Most of the electricity distributed in Golden Bay goes through this substation and the maintenance is required to ensure a reliable power supply to the area. Unfortunately, the maintenance cannot be undertaken while the substation is in service. To find out if your property will be affected, visit: and input your ICP Number in the field provided. ...

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