Distribution Annual Planning Report

Find out how we are planning the electricity network of the future in our Distribution Annual Planning Report (DAPR) (PDF 7.4 mb).

The DAPR covers a five year period from 2015-16 to 2019-20 and outlines our strategies and plans for regional Queensland. In particular, the DAPR and supporting information below include:

  • Planning for subtransmission and distribution network growth
  • Asset repair and replacement planning
  • Planning for future demand on the network
  • Capacity and load forecasts by region
  • Current and future limitations on our subtransmission and distribution networks
  • Possible solutions for network limitations.

If you have comments or feedback on the DAPR please email us.

Supporting information

Network forecasts

The following forecasts are linked within the DAPR document, but provided here for quick reference and download.

Documents Published
Bulk Supply Substation Forecasts (MS Excel Document, 387.5 KB)

Detailed capacity and load forecasts for bulk supply substations for both summer and winter 2015-16 to 2019-20 period.

30 Sep 2015
Subtransmission Feeder Forecasts (MS Excel Document, 657.0 KB)

Subtransmission line capacity and load forecasts for both summer and winter for 2015-16 to 2019-20 period.

30 Sep 2015
Transmission Connection Point Forecasts (MS Excel Document, 124.5 KB)

Detailed load forecasts for transmission connection points for both summer and winter 2015-16 to 2019-20 period.

30 Sep 2015
Zone Substation Forecasts (MS Excel Document, 3.0 MB)

Detailed capacity and load forecasts for zone substations for both summer and winter 2015-16 to 2019-20 period.

30 Sep 2015
Distribution Feeder Limitations (MS Excel Document, 137.0 KB)

Primary distribution feeders which are currently overloaded or forecast to experience an overload in the next two years.

30 Sep 2015

Network limitation maps

The following Google Earth maps show where our distribution network is forecast to become constrained over the next two years. They are linked within the DAPR document, but provided here for quick reference and download.

Please note: You will need Google EarthTM software to view these files. Download Google EarthTM for free.

Documents Published
Help - How to view the maps (PDF File, 2.8 MB)

How to view our network limitation maps in Google Earth.

30 Sep 2015
Far North Region Network Limitation Map (File, 1.7 MB)

Google Earth map showing constrained feeders within Ergon Energy’s Far North Queensland planning area.

30 Sep 2015
North QLD Region Network Limitation Map (File, 2.3 MB)

Google Earth map showing constrained feeders within Ergon Energy’s North Queensland planning area.

30 Sep 2015
Mackay Region Network Limitation Map (File, 1.1 MB)

Google Earth map showing constrained feeders within Ergon Energy’s Mackay planning area.

30 Sep 2015
Capricornia Region Network Limitation Map (File, 2.8 MB)

Google Earth map showing constrained feeders within Ergon Energy’s Capricornia planning area.

30 Sep 2015
Wide Bay Region Network Limitation Map (File, 2.1 MB)

Google Earth map showing constrained feeders within Ergon Energy’s Wide Bay planning area.

30 Sep 2015
South West Region Network Limitation Map (File, 3.7 MB)

Google Earth map showing constrained feeders within Ergon Energy’s South West Queensland planning area.

30 Sep 2015

Further information

Renewable Energy Network Benefit Statement

The Renewable Energy Network Benefit Statement (PDF 443.8 kb) should be read in conjunction with the latest version of our DAPR. Together these documents will provide renewable energy supporters with key information for their renewable energy investment proposals.

Annual fault studies

The Annual Fault Study Summaries - Subtransient (XLSX 1.8 mb) and Annual Fault Study Summaries - Synchronous (XLSX 1.8 mb) provide the subtransient and synchronous fault levels and the corresponding sequence components for our bulk supply points and zone substations.

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