Welcome to PBA. We are a specialist provider of expert services for high voltage engineering. We offer a team of highly skilled professionals who care about quality outcomes. From project solutions and support to specialist services, with PBA you will find we are wired for excellence.

So if you are looking for high voltage expertise, don’t settle for second best; get the experts on the job.

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Introducing the EcoGas 600 Series

PBA is the SF6 gas expert. We are proud to bring you an innovative range of economic and environmentally sound products that enable superior asset management of SF6 gas and switchgear.

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OilWatch 600 Series - Economic & Sound Transformer Products

Couple our transformer asset management expertise with the range of OilWatch 600 series products, and you can be assured you are working with products that are 100% backed by the industry leader.

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PBA has developed a YouTube channel where we are loading examples of our work. Click here to view these fascinating time-lapse sequences and don’t forget to follow us!

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A team that cares

At PBA we foster a team of people who genuinely care about high voltage infrastructure. We have made innovation and a passion for finding the best way to do the job our trademarks - it's just the way we're wired. Click here to find out more about our hand-picked team of experts.

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John Hadjis - Business Development Manager

John Hadjis has thirty years’ experience within the telecommunications and electrical industries working with some of New Zealand’s leading organisations. MORE >

Kane McNaughton - PBA Transformer Manager

Kane McNaughton has over 27 years experience in the New Zealand high voltage industry and specialises in repairs and maintenance of power transformers. MORE >

Tajan Domingo

From managing maintenance projects for Transpower as far back as 2005 Taj has built up a wealth of experience in the HV industry. MORE >

ABB HPL CB Head Replacement

Recently PBA were engaged to carry out a set of head replacements on a 220kV ABB HPL Circuit Breaker at Haywards substation. MORE >

Haywards C9/T9 & C10/T10 Upgrade Project

PBA Technical Specialists completed the upgrade of Synchronous Condensers 9 and 10 and their associated Transformers at Haywards substation. MORE >

GE Multilin relays - Orion Network

PBA were recently engaged by one of Orion’s HV Electrical Contractors to provide technical support at Larcomb and Weedons substations near Rolleston which form part of the Orion network.  The work involved pre-commissioning and commissioning of transformer, line, bus zone and feeder protection systems using GE Multilin relays for 11kV... MORE >

SF6 - One of the most dangerous greenhouse gases around

Global warming is real, and in our industry the lack of appreciation for SF6 is contributing to this. MORE >

PBA Product Catalogue

PBA have released a products catalogue full of hardware you would need to maintain SF6 assets as well as a handy tool to monitor your transformer fleet. MORE >

Transpower SF6 Contract

PBA has been awarded the Transpower SF6 Gas Management Contract. MORE >

PBA’s PREQUAL Requalification

PREQUAL, previously known as CPNZ, is a New Zealand client led, fully outsourced, pan-industry contractor prequalification scheme originally set up with input from New Zealand’s leading generation companies. MORE >

PBA Gains ACC WSMP Tertiary Level

Having recently completed the bi-annual ACC Workplace Safety Management Practices (WSMP) audit, PBA has received notice from ACC confirming that PBA achieved tertiary level. MORE >

Rio Tinto Approved Contractor Status

PBA has made a large step forward in the Australian high voltage electricity market by gaining Approved Contractor Status with Rio Tinto. MORE >

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