TransGrid's Orange Substation located on the corner of William and March Streets, Orange was originally built in 1955.
TransGrid is currently undertaking major work at the substation to replace high voltage electrical equipment that are approaching the end of their serviceable lives.
These works will ensure current levels of electricity reliability in the Central West are maintained into the future. Works are expected to be completed by 2017.
Some of the works required at Orange Substation will be:
Part of the redevelopment involves installing new modular buildings that will house some of the equipment.
The Orange substation was commissioned
in 1955. Some of the original primary and secondary systems equipment
within the substation are approaching the end of their serviceable lives
and are in need of replacement.
TransGrid selected the grey paint colour of buildings to minimise the visual impact of the buildings.
Construction began in mid 2014 with works anticipated to be completed by early 2017.
For more information please contact our Community Engagement team on 1800 222
537 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Update - Orange Substation Rebuild - August 2014