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Electricity is dangerous and we need to make sure that our network equipment is safe for the public and people working on or near the network.

A safe network means that you can feel confident that our services will be safe for you and your community.

Our Your Say, Your Network Consultation Document sets out what our proposed plan delivers for customers around safety.


What drives our spend

Address safety risks to staff and the general public

The work we will do

  • We continue our accelerated pole programme to replace or reinforce 4.7k poles by 2024
  • 335km of overhead lines would be replaced.
  • 40% of protection systems would be replaced or upgraded

What you get as a customer

A safer network, with reduced risk of asset failures.

Options for further investment

No additional option, our proposed plan already prioritises safety.

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