Series of planned power outages in Young during January

Some of planned outages in Young in January.
Some of planned outages in Young in January.

The first of a series of planned power outages in Young this month will take place on Tuesday morning.

Essential Energy Acting Regional Manager Southern Zone, Mathew Rogers, said “regular maintenance is necessary to secure a safe and reliable power supply”.

“Essential Energy’s top priority is always the safety of the public and our employees. Electricity network maintenance and upgrade work is planned in advance to try and minimise the impact on local residents and businesses, however regular maintenance is necessary to secure a safe and reliable power supply,” Acting Regional Manager Southern, Mathew Rogers.

“While we appreciate that any interruption to the power supply can be inconvenient for customers, our preference is to have planned controlled outage for important network maintenance rather than a unplanned outage.

“Essential Energy provides advanced notice to customers affected by a planned power outage so they are able to make alternate arrangements.”

Planned outages January 2019

​Outage date: 8/01/2019

Customers affected: 36

Time: 0930 – 1430

Areas: Parts of Chums Lane, Little Moppity Road, Hintons Road and Hintons Lane

Nature of work: Maintenance - Replacing cross arms

Outage date: 14/01/2019

Customers affected: 6

Time: 0930 – 1530

Areas: Parts of Batnichs Road and Commons Road

Nature of work: Maintenance - Replacing low voltage poles and crossarms

Outage date: 15/01/2019

Customers affected: 5

Time: 0930 – 1530

Areas: Parts of Hewitts Road

Nature of work: Maintenance - Replacing power pole and transformer

Outage date: 17/01/2019

Customers affected: 25

Time: 0900 - 1500

Areas: Parts of Forsythe Ave, Isaacs Road, Mcdonnels Road and Batinich Road

Nature of work: Maintenance - Replacing poles and cross arms

Customers are encouraged to contact Essential Energy on 13 23 91 if they have any questions about planned power outages.