Northpower Ltd

About Us:  Northpower Ltd

Northpower (established in 1920) has developed a reputation for excellence and innovation and is one of New Zealand’s largest multi-utility contractors, with over 1100 staff. In addition Northpower own and operate an electricity distribution network and fibre optic network (over which we wholesale layer 2 services). One of our key advantages is our ability to leverage from the experience as an asset owner in our contracting division. Northpower offers an integrated contracting service for the design and engineering, construction and maintenance of electrical distribution (415-66kV) and transmission (110kV – 220kV) networks and fibre optic networks. Northpower has long-term contracts with five of  the largest electricity networks in New Zealand. Five years ago we established a subsidiary in Australia which is continuing to grow.

In the Pacific Region Northpower has performed a range of projects in the areas of:

• Energy Infrastructure Upgrade and or Engineer, Procure Construct Greenfield projects (renewable and non-renewable energy)

• Technical Assistance (Design and Engineering Consultancy)

• Disaster Relief on behalf of New Zealand Government

These projects include upgrading existing electricity networks to the engineer, procure and construct of substations, national control centres and Electrical Balance of Plant for Renewable and Non Renewable Generation Power Plants (Diesel, Hydro, Geothermal and PV Arrays). Many of these projects have been substantially funded by international donors and lenders such as ADB, WB, AUSAID and NZAID.

To date Northpower has worked in (or working in) Samoa, Tonga, Kiribati, Fiji, Solomon Islands.