A major project by Ergon Energy to upgrade powerlines in parts of Ayr, Queensland, Australia will improve reliability of electricity supply and meet future demand for power, a spokesman said. General Manager Service Delivery Northern Paul Ryan said work on the $650,000 project involves replacing 3 km of high voltage powerlines and 12 power poles in sections of the town.
“Our contractors started in early November and the project is expected to be completed by the end of that month." Ryan said the important and necessary work will result in a series of planned interruptions to customers’ power supply. “Our customers will see these interruptions for various lengths of time as crews undertake the work. Of course, we will keep the interruptions to the absolute minimum where we can.”