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Consultation

Public consultation is an important part of transparent decision making.

 

Perth CBD Supply Reinforcement

We’ve recently sought your feedback on our proposed options to secure electricity supply to the Perth CBD. These options were:

Option

Description

Estimated cost ($M)

1

Like for Like Replacement (replace existing deteriorating assets with new)

$82

2

Build a new CBD substation

$164

3

Build a new 132 kV transmission cable between Hay Street substation and Milligan Street substation

$38

4

Minor distribution upgrades and Defer new 132 kV cable by two years (but still construct)

$54

5

Major distribution upgrades

$52

The options are part of a plan to reinforce capacity in the Perth CBD and address deteriorating assets and are discussed in detail in the Options Paper that was issued as part of the public consultation. We are currently in the process of submitting the options to the Economic Regulation Authority for a Regulatory Test.

If you would like any further information on this project, please contact cbd.supply.reinforcement@westernpower.com.au