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  • 22/12/2016
    Following the weather forecast for severe gales with gusts of up to 70mph tomorrow morning [Friday 23rd December], Northern Ireland Electricity Networks (NIE Networks) has warned of a possibility of damage to the electricity network, especially in exposed and coastal locations. 
  • 21/12/2016
    NIE Networks has issued a safety warning to anyone flying drones to stay well away from power lines and substations. The warning follows a rise in popularity of drones and quadcopters as Christmas presents, and NIE Networks has said these aircraft could cause damage to the network if they crash into equipment.
     
     
  • 07/12/2016
    A fault in an underground electricity cable left several hundred properties in Omagh town without power last night and others seeing dips or short breaks in their electricity supply as engineers worked to repair the problem.
  • 05/12/2016
    If you want to learn more about how to stay safe when working near the electricity network or how to connect your farm or renewable generator, then be sure to call in at the NIE Networks’ stand at the Winter Fair on 8th December. 
  • 21/11/2016
    Navigating busy urban streets can be difficult for people with sight loss, and when there are streetworks on your daily route, difficult can quickly turn to dangerous.  
  • 17/11/2016

    Specialist Northern Ireland Electricity Networks (NIE Networks) engineers will be running helicopter patrols over the coming months to identify areas of the power network which need refurbishment.

  • 14/11/2016
    Winter is fast approaching and as the temperatures drop and the weather worsens, Northern Ireland Electricity Networks (NIE Networks) is reminding everyone to be winter wise if electricity supplies are interrupted due to poor weather in the coming months. 
  • 10/11/2016
    The new overhead electricity line connecting wind farms in the Seskilgreen area to a substation in Tamnamore will be built across the Omagh Road on the weekend 19 and 20 November.
  • 11/10/2016
    ‘Cut your risk of injury’ is the message from NIE Networks as it reminds everyone to be aware of the dangers of felling trees and cutting hedges close to overhead power lines.
  • 12/09/2016
    Northern Ireland Electricity Networks (NIE Networks) is carrying out a major metering programme in the coming months as its contractors continue the programme to replace over 200,000 electricity meters across the country.
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