State Electricity Commission of Western Australia

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The State Electricity Commission of Western Australia (known by its acronym SEC) was a government owned and managed Western Australia energy provider.

It was established in 1945. [1]

It saw the introduction of piped gas into the south west of the state, as well as other infrastructure developments in its time. [2]

It was changed in 1975 to the State Energy Commission of Western Australia and reorganized in 2006 into Western Power, Synergy, Alinta, Verve Energy and Horizon Power.

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  1. Tasker, K. L (1973), The State Electricity Commission : that the establishment of the S.E.C. has been justified, based on its performance over the past twenty-five years , retrieved 9 December 2015
  2. State Electricity Commission of Western Australia (1970), Kwinana Power Station : opened officially 20th November 1970 by the Premier of Western Australia, the Hon. Sir David Brand ... [and] the Minister for Electricity, the Hon. C.D. Nalder, State Electricity Commission of Western Australia, retrieved 9 December 2015