Aurora faces court action for network reliability breaches

Jonathan Underhill
Sun, 16 Sep 2018

By Gavin Evans Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Aurora Energy faces court action after breaching its reliability standards for two years running. The company, which operates the electricity networks in Dunedin, Queenstown and Central Otago, under-invested in asset maintenance and renewal, resulting in the deterioration of many of its poles, cables and transformers, the Commerce Commission said. “The commission considers that this led to an increased level of power outages and therefore significantly contributed to Aurora’s breaches of the qua...

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