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Electricity supply disruptions

Although not ideal, electricity disruptions occur from time to time. Unplanned outages can happen at any time due to equipment failure or natural disaster. Occasionally NSW also experiences high electricity demand periods such as heatwaves during summer and cold snaps during winter.

Preparation can help minimise the impact on your household.

Important steps you can take to help conserve energy in emergency situations.

Important information to help you prepare for and safely manage a power outage.