Essential Energy is responsible for building, operating and maintaining one of Australia’s largest electricity network, covering 737,000 square kilometres – delivering essential electricity services to 95 per cent of regional, rural and remote NSW and parts of southern Qld.

It delivers power to more than 170 hospitals, 1,250 schools and over 840,000 homes and businesses via a network that includes over 1.3 million power poles, over 370 zone substations and enough overhead powerlines to travel around Australia thirteen times. The length of our longest powerlines is 1,905km and services 335 customers.

It is constantly on call 24/7 to fix power outages, maintaining the poles and wires to meet customers’ needs and looking at innovative and cost-effective ways to empower the communities we serve.

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