July 11, 2014 4:12 PM ET

Electric Utilities

Company Overview of Electricity Networks Corporation

Company Overview

Electricity Networks Corporation, trading as Western Power, builds, maintains, and operates the electricity network in the south west corner of Western Australia. The company is involved in the transmission and distribution of electricity. It operates an interconnected network covering an area of 261,000 square kilometers. The company supplies electricity to approximately one million customers, including residential and business customers, land developers and designers, contractors and suppliers, local governments, electricity generators, and other customers. Electricity Networks Corporation was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Perth, Australia.

363 Wellington Street

Perth, WA 6000

Australia

Founded in 2006

3,421 Employees

Phone:

13 10 87

Fax:

61 8 9225 2660

Key Executives for Electricity Networks Corporation

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Executive Manager of Network Planning and Operations
Executive Manager of Process Performance
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Electricity Networks Corporation Key Developments

Government To Sell Stake In Electricity Networks

Government is planning to sell $30 billion assets in Electricity Networks Corporation. Mark Morey, Assistant Secretary of Unions NSW said, "The daily revelations at ICAC have seriously undermined faith in our political process, yet the state Liberals think they can sneak a sale of our electricity system through by doing it in bits and chunks and through leases. This is deeply cynical and the public will see it for what it is, an attempt to disguise the biggest privatisation in the state's history. There's nothing positive about selling off our poles and wires that deliver electricity to our homes and businesses. I've said that the Cabinet and the party room needs to consider it. So there's no change in policy as we stand. The papers aren't even finished yet."

Western Power Plans to Axe 400 Power Staff

Western Power is planning to axe at least 400 staff amid a major restructure that has been kept mostly secret.

Australia Plans To Sell Its Utilities

The government of Western Australia is planning to sell off its utilities in Western Power Corporation, according to The West Australian, an online news site. The state government says this plan will introduce competition, but critics are worried over placing critical electricity infrastructure in private hands.

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