13 Jun 2017

Electricity distributors rebut outdated equipment allegations

From Morning Report, 8:52 am on 13 June 2017

In its survey of 29 electric lines companies, the Commerce Commission found some had power poles, transformers and switching gear in use long past their usual life expectency. The electricity distribution industry says the normal life expectancy of electrical gear does not reflect how well it is actually working, as some equipment lasts longer than others.