Wellington Electricity is an electricity distributor - our core business is to manage the poles, wires and equipment that safely deliver electricity to about 166,000 homes and businesses in the Wellington, Hutt Valley and Porirua regions of New Zealand.
The total length of the Wellington Electricity network is 4,680km, of which 62.7% is underground – specifically designed to be resilient to the high winds in the region.
Their mission is “to own and operate a sustainably profitable electricity distribution business which provides a safe, reliable, cost-effective and high-quality delivery system to our customers”.
The reliability of Wellington Electricity network is high by both New Zealand and international standards.
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