For 2017 information about project consultation, please visit the ACT Second Supply Project page.
In 2009, TransGrid and ActewAGL conducted a regulatory test to explore options for meeting the ACT Government’s 2006 requirement to enhance the bulk electricity supply to the ACT.
TransGrid and ActewAGL’s preferred option was for TransGrid to:
TransGrid and ActewAGL published Application Notices and Final Reports and received no stakeholder response to those documents.
The ACT Government subsequently requested that the switching station location be moved from Wallaroo to Stockdill Drive on the ACT side of the border. TransGrid and ActewAGL have used the opportunity to refine the preferred solution to deliver a more optimal outcome, including greater diversity of supply, at a lower overall cost.
TransGrid plans to commission Stockdill Drive by 2020.
Application Notice (Wallaroo)
Application Notice (Williamsdale)