December 2015

UTA Ownership



New South Wales

TransGrid owns and operates the largest high-voltage electricity transmission network in Australia. Stretching along the east coast of Australia from Queensland to Victoria, the network links the three most-populous states in Australia, facilitating interstate energy flows and forming the backbone of the National Electricity Market.

TransGrid performance a critical role in delivering electricity to over three million households and businesses across NSW and the ACT, operating and maintaining 13,000km of high voltage transmission lines and cables, 104 substations and 2,300km of optical fibre network.

TransGrid's principal business is regulated by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER).  The 99-year lease of TransGrid commenced in December 2015 and runs through to December 2114.