New South Wales has a reliable, world class electricity system that includes generation, transmission and distribution through to retail business.

Four state-owned companies transport electricity around NSW. TransGrid manages the high voltage transmission power lines and towers, cables and substations, while three electricity distributors, Essential Energy, Ausgrid and Endeavour Energy, deliver the electricity to consumers in their network regions.

  • Safety

    Download codes and guidelines relating to the responsibility of network operators in terms of designing, installing, operating and maintaining their electricity networks safely in order to manage risks.

    Go to Safety

  • Incident reporting

    Read about network operators' reporting obligations under the Electricity Supply Act 1995 in relation to serious electricity works accidents.

    Go to Incident reporting

  • Electricity network performance

    Access the electricity network performance reports of NSW's network operators

    Go to Electricity network performance

  • Network management

    Read about the safety management system network operators are required to have in place to ensure that the design, construction, commissioning, operation and decommissioning of its network is safe.

    Go to Network management

  • Protecting underground energy assets

    Find out more about network operators and the Dial Before You Dig service

    Go to Protecting underground energy assets