A sweetener for consumers is that any household which does suffer a
blackout not caused by a storm or
natural disaster will be eligible for a cashback of $320. Mr Iemma said
that his government is committed to providing NSW with uninterrupted
electricity “from power plant to power point”.
The overhaul is expected to take five years and guard NSW against the outages which plague other states.
Source: The Daily Telegraph, 7/12/05