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We are preparing for more housing growth in and around Onerahi and Whāngārei Heads, so we have been upgrading our Onerahi substation to improve the security and reliability of electricity supply to the area.
So far, we have invested $2 million to replace two 39-year-old transformers with new transformers with double the capacity – to handle current and future peak electricity demand in the area. Both transformers have been installed and commissioned.
The new transformers comply with current health and safety, technical and environmental standards, which is really important to us – and really good for locals.