Tonga Press Release: 10 Australian Power line mechanics arrive in Tonga to assist TPL

28 February 2018

10 Australian power line mechanics, two support officers from Australia’s Emergency Management Australia (EMA) and a logistician from Palladium arrived in Nuku’alofa this afternoon in the Australian Defense Force C-17 aircraft to support Tonga Power Limited (TPL) electricity restoration.

The line mechanics have been sourced from three different Australian utility companies: Essential Energy (NSW), EVO Energy (ACT) and NJ Construction (NSW). They will work with the local TPL teams over the next fortnight and will be replaced by a new team of Australian line mechanics for a further two weeks.

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