State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007
Current version for 26 June 2020 to date (accessed 9 August 2020 at 01:21)
40   Definitions
In this Division—
distributor and transmission operator have the same meanings as in the Electricity Supply Act 1995.
electricity supply authority means a person or body engaged in the distribution of electricity to the public or in the generation of electricity for supply, directly or indirectly, to the public, whether by statute, franchise agreement or otherwise, and includes—
(a)  an energy services corporation within the meaning of the Energy Services Corporations Act 1995, and
(b)  a transmission operator or distributor that holds a licence under the Electricity Supply Act 1995, and
(c)  Rail Corporation New South Wales constituted under the Transport Administration Act 1988, and
(c1)  Sydney Metro constituted under the Transport Administration Act 1988, and
(d)  the Water Administration Ministerial Corporation constituted under the Water Management Act 2000.
electricity transmission or distribution network includes the following components—
(a)  above or below ground electricity transmission or distribution lines (including related bridges, cables, conductors, conduits, poles, towers, trenches, tunnels, access structures, access tracks and ventilation structures) and telecommunication facilities that are related to the functioning of the network,
(b)  above or below ground electricity switching stations or electricity substations, feeder pillars or transformer housing, substation yards or substation buildings,
(c)  systems for electricity storage associated with a component specified in paragraphs (a) and (b).
safety risks means risks of electrocution, fire risks, risks relating to voltage rises or risks to the integrity of an electricity transmission or distribution network.