Essential Energy blackout rate twice the rate of city

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated May 30 2017 - 9:40pm, first published 9:38pm
OUTAGE: On average, Essential Energy customers average 1.8 blackouts a year, while those serviced the metropolitan energy providers had less than one.

Blackouts are hitting residents of regional NSW at double the rate of their city counterparts, new data reveals.


Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

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