Stawell electricity network to receive safety upgrade

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By Tallis Miles
Updated April 8 2021 - 12:08am, first published April 4 2021 - 8:00pm
SAFETY: The REFCL will act as giant safety switch, reducing voltage levels within milliseconds to mitigate the risk of fire if a tree strikes powerlines or lines hit the ground. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Significant upgrades to Stawell's electricity network have begun as new technology is installed to improve the safety of powerlines in high bushfire-risk areas.

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Tallis Miles

Journalist

Journalist with the Stawell Times-News. Also working with the Ararat Advertiser and the Wimmera Mail-Times. Monash University Bachelor of Business and Arts graduate.