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Transpower proceeds with $97m lines project

Gavin Evans
Tue, 30 Jun 2020

Transpower is going ahead with a $97 million upgrade of lines in the lower South Island saying the work has value as part of the country’s covid-19 recovery and to encourage renewable generation in the area. The national grid operator spent recent months strengthening transmission towers between Roxburgh and Livingstone as part of a project intended to increase capacity from Southland in case a review of the Tiwai Point smelter resulted in the closure of the country’s biggest electricity user. With no decision there yet, Transpower has op...

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