Electricity emergency

Gas emergency

Reduce your energy use


17 Jan 2019

The heatwave affecting NSW and the ACT is placing increased demand on the National Energy Grid. While the ACT has one of the most reliable energy networks in Australia, and is currently operating within capacity, the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has advised that the grid will be under strain tomorrow (Friday, January 18) afternoon.

To help reduce the burden on the network, which may result in power outages, Canberrans are being asked to reduce their energy use where possible. For tips on reducing consumption visit:


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