The Tamworth to Gunnedah 66kv Transmission Line project for Country Energy included the refurbishment of existing infrastructure and a new transmission line at Tamworth, NSW.

Specific work scope included installation of a twin circuit steel pole transmission line including optical ground wire (OPGW), and tie in to existing substation. At Gunnedah twin transmission lines were refurbished, and new conductors and overhead earth wire (OHEW) installed.

The conductors and OPGW were installed utilizing tension stringing techniques.

Country Energy
Completed2012
Challenges

Optical ground wire (OPGW) installed

Transmission line refurbishment

Construction of a twin circuit steel pole

Overhead earth wire (OHEW) installed