We’re always renewing and upgrading the distribution overhead network when assets are coming to the end of their service life. Traditionally, the work involves like-for-like replacement of these assets.
Targeted Underground Power Program (TUPP) areas are selected based on Western Power’s network driven approach in accordance with its network renewal undergrounding program.
The cost of undergrounding is shared between the State Government, Western Power, local governments and property owners. The State Government funding is tiered based on socio-economic indicators to ensure all areas can benefit.