Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Wagga Wagga HV Single Point Supply Upgrade

Project Snapshot

  • Location: Wagga Wagga
  • Cost: $400,000
  • Estimated Completion date:
    July 2018
  • Contact: Paul Baker
  • Category: University Support
Wagga HV supply


This project will establish a single HV metered supply point to the Essential Energy network through the installation of a new 11kV main switch switchboard. The move from two metering points to a single point on the Wagga Wagga campus will result in significant yearly savings and will allow for a more controlled network – especially during planned and emergency power outages.

Design Features

The installation of a metering point on the single supply will help CSU better track electricity use, power factor, power quality and other parameters to enable better management of power use and quality on campus.

A redundant tie line will be used to form a HV ring main within the Wagga Wagga campus. This set-up will provide extra control when works are carried out on campus, i.e. reducing the area size affected during power outages during maintenance activities, upgrades and new installation works and providing sectioning capabilities during faults and emergency repairs.

Additional Information

The people involved:

Project Manager – Charles Sturt University

Contractor – Joss Construction

Progress report

This project will commence in August 2015.