In light of recent events, Dan Lee does some digging to find historical incidences of islandings and transmission tower failures.
A successful return to service for the Waddamana to Palmerston 220 kV lines following damage sustained during landslides on 14 October 2022.
Yesterday’s note from ElectraNet prompted this initial summary of some of what we’ve seen happen with the SA islanding event over the last 12 days.
On Saturday evening 19th November 2022 the Heywood interconnector returned to service following temporary repairs to the tower damaged on Saturday 12th November.
Fifth article for Monday 14th November 2022 … taking a quick initial look at the sequence of events immediately around the islanding in South Australia on Saturday 12th November 2022.
Electranet have posted a short update in the middle of the day, Sunday 13th November 2022.
Second article in a growing series about the islanding of South Australia from Saturday 12th November 2022.