The power supply to
homes on the Western Foreshores is now being served by two large
A 350kVa generator is supplying homes in the northern parts of Elvina
Bay, Lovett Bay and Towlers Bay.
A 200kVa generator is supplying power to homes in the southern part of
Ausgrid will refuel the generators once every two to three days.
The previous generators were removed from the area today.
We understand that technical issues with the previous temporary supply
caused inconvenience for some areas and thank residents for their
Ausgrid expects the larger generators will provide a more reliable
temporary supply to the area while repairs to the submarine cable are
Repairs to the
Specialist crews from Ausgrid are planning to replace a section of the
damaged submarine cable over the coming weeks.
While Ausgrid works to repair the Western Foreshore's submarine cable,
we wish to remind residents to always assume that any fallen overhead
powerlines are live.
Stay well clear and remind others to do so. Fallen powerlines and
other safety hazards should be reported immediately on 13 13 88.
Water users are also reminded to always be aware of submarine cables
when they drop anchor. Signs indicate the location of these critical