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Public consultation is an important part of transparent decision making.


Kalgoorlie power requirements

We’re coming to Kalgoorlie at the end of November to listen to customers and work together on enhancing the network.

If you’re in the process of planning a major mining load, need extra network capacity, have a generation solution to provide back-up in the region or other network-related ideas, we want to hear from you.

Western Power is always seeking better ways to service our customers and understand their future power requirements.

The Goldfields mining sector is one of the most important parts of our state, and our network, and we need your input as major customers, generators and potential project partners.

Our customers are at the centre of everything we do when providing a safe, reliable and efficient connection to electricity. 

With your help, it’s ON!

Kalgoorlie Consultation Session

  • Wednesday 29 November & Thursday 30 November
  • Chamber of Minerals and Energy
  • 115 Egan Street, Kalgoorlie

To secure your appointment, please email   

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:



Estimated cost ($M)


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



Build a new CBD substation



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



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



Major distribution upgrades


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