Story: State-owned enterprises

Haywards substation (4th of 5)

Haywards substation

Haywards substation in the Hutt Valley is part of the national grid – the network of high-voltage transmission lines and substations that carry electricity to users across the country. The national grid is owned and operated by Transpower, a state-owned enterprise that was created in 1994.

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Rob Laking, 'State-owned enterprises - What are state-owned enterprises?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 March 2024)

Story by Rob Laking, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Feb 2015