5 November 2020: Transpower will commence work on the first phase of its Waikato Upper-North Island Voltage Management (WUNIVM) project which will see the installation of a grid stability device at Transpower’s Hamilton substation costing approximately $60m.
The work is needed to manage potential changes in either generation or demand in the region.
23 September 2020: The Commerce Commission has given approval to Transpower for its Waikato Upper-North Island Voltage Management (WUNIVM) major capital expenditure proposal. GM Grid Development John Clarke says the team will now take time to consider the Commission’s final decision and the current market environment, before deciding next steps.
The application and accompanying documents can be found in the downloads section below.