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Site chosen for new infrastructure to support Ballarat region’s growth

A $2 million community benefits package will be rolled out as part of a plan to build a new zone substation in Ballarat East, electricity distributor Powercor announced today. The $30 million zone substation that will help keep power reliable for the growing city and surrounding region will be located at 203 York Street, Ballarat East, a site owned by Powercor.

2023 Media releases

More choppers provide more eyes in the skies for Powercor’s vegetation program

Come and learn about the Maldon community battery

CitiPower and Cricket Victoria extend long-term partnership

Cricket Victoria, CitiPower and Powercor are pleased to announce a

Shifting lifestyle trends boost Victorians’ demand for energy

Get ready now for windy spring storm season

Reminder to Look Up and Live after rise in powerline safety incidents

Otways blitz keeps local network safe and reliable ahead of summer

Update on power outages across Victoria’s south west and west

CitiPower and Powercor launch largest apprenticeship drive in 10 years

Powercor to install Maldon community battery to support more solar

The battery will allow locals to share in the benefits

Powercor continues planning new infrastructure to power Ballarat’s growth

Powercor representatives met with the Ballarat City Council yesterday to

First Peoples in Shepparton region helping shape the electricity network of the future

First Peoples in Shepparton, Mooroopna and the surrounding region have

Our price changes explained

The AER approved our price changes, effective 1 Jul

Powercor helicopter inspections underway over Horsham and surrounds

Our year-round vegetation inspection and tree cutting program continue

Massive bushfire safety project now complete across western Victoria

The REFCL program is now complet

Powercor helicopter inspections underway over Shepparton and surrounds

Shepparton, Kyabram, Numurkah, Cobram, Yarrawonga, Tatura, Rochester and surrounding area

New flood levee to protect power supply to Mooroopna community

Built to protect from a one-in-200 year floo

Powercor helicopter inspections underway over Echuca and surrounds

Major reduction in carbon emissions a key highlight of CitiPower and Powercor’s first Sustainability Report

A17% decrease in greenhouse gas emissions over 4 year

New flood levee to protect power supply to Castlemaine community

The levee will protect from a one-in-250 year floo

Powercor delivers crucial hospital power backup as part of major network upgrade

Powercor has started work to upgrade electrical infrastructure for Shepparton’s

Update on power outages – 23, 24 March 2023

Powercor crews are working to restore power to more than

Geelong bushfire safety technology faces final hurdle

Powercor crews are set to start stress-testing the network at

Investigations underway for new power infrastructure to support Ballarat’s growth

Increasing population is driving electricity demand in Ballarat, with Powercor

Geelong aerial powerline inspections underway

Powerline inspections from the air are underway in the Geelong

Victorians expect equal access to a reliable and affordable network of the future

CitiPower and Powercor recently consulted more than 140 customers across

Cricket Victoria and CitiPower announce 2022-23 Canteen Grant recipients

Twelve Victorian cricket clubs will receive funding through the program

New battery launched to support more solar in Melbourne’s western suburbs

Powercor CEO Tim Rourke and Victorian Minister for Energy and

One of the largest ever investments in local ‘liney’ apprenticeships

CitiPower and Powercor have recruited a near-record number of apprentices

Ballarat lineys back on the postie bikes to support the Shorter family

No time to wait – rule changes to incorporate new emissions reduction objective must be fast tracked: CitiPower and Powercor

We welcome the Federal Government’s proposal to include emissions reductions

Powercor helicopter inspections underway over Bendigo and Central Victoria

Powerline inspections from the air are underway in Central Victori

Powercor helicopter inspections underway over Ballarat

Powerline inspections from the air are underwa

Record number of poles upgraded as Powercor tops annual target

Powercor has exceeded its first annual pole intervention target, replacing

Major power upgrade for Ballarat Base Hospital and boost to network reliability and capacity

Powercor will more than triple the capacit

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