Powerlink Queensland

Published 30 April 2024

Powerlink Queensland is a leading Australian provider of high voltage electricity transmission network services, combining innovation with insight to deliver safe, cost effective and reliable solutions. We are a Government Owned Corporation (GOC) that owns, develops, operates and maintains the high voltage electricity transmission network in Queensland.

Our network extends 1,700 kilometres (km) from Cairns to the New South Wales border, and comprises 15,345 circuit km of transmission lines and 147 substations.

Our purpose is to connect Queenslanders to a world-class energy future, providing electricity to five million Queenslanders and 253,000 businesses. We are focused on working respectfully with landholders, other stakeholders and communities who co-exist with our infrastructure.

As well as connecting large generators to customers, we also directly provide electricity to large industrial customers such as rail companies, mines and mineral processing facilities. Through our unique central position in the power system, we are guiding the market to help influence the energy system of the future.

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