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Proposed TPM changes to benefit consumers

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 9:36 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority today released a proposal to reform the transmission pricing methodology (TPM) that determines how Transpower sets charges to recover the costs of operating the national electricity transmission grid. More >>

Release of TPM issues paper postponed

Monday, 8 July 2019, 8:43 pm | Electricity Authority

The Authority’s Board has decided to postpone the release of its issues paper on the transmission pricing methodology review. More >>

Decision on alleged undesirable trading situation

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 9:33 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority’s Board has completed its investigation of the undesirable trading situation (UTS) claim made by Electric Kiwi, Flick Energy, Pulse Energy, Switch Utilities (Vocus), and Vector. More >>

October 2018 power switching stats released

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 1:30 pm | Electricity Authority

The latest monthly statistics show 38,870 New Zealand households changed electricity supplier during October. More >>

Jump in size of solar panels on homes

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 10:42 am | Electricity Authority

18 October 2018 There’s been a jump in the size of solar panels being installed on New Zealand homes, says the Electricity Authority. The Authority is the electricity market regulator and closely monitors trends. Solar installation capacity is now ... More >>

Electricity Authority appoints new Chief Executive

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 12:36 pm | Electricity Authority

17 July 2018 Electricity Authority Chair Brent Layton today announced the appointment of James Stevenson-Wallace as the Authority's new Chief Executive. More >>

Electricity Authority update on transmission pricing

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 12:05 pm | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority has today updated stakeholders about the next steps for its review into transmission pricing guidelines. More >>

Innovative education portal for Electricity Authority

Monday, 25 June 2018, 3:56 pm | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Education Portal, released today, on the Electricity Authority website, is a first for the energy sector in New Zealand. More >>

Report shows market performed well in winter 2017

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 10:47 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority has today released a report on its review of how the electricity market performed during the winter of 2017. More >>

New tool unlocks key changes in retail electricity market

Friday, 15 June 2018, 2:07 pm | Electricity Authority

New Retail Market Snapshot tool released today highlights key retail electricity market information and shows 80 per cent of New Zealand households now have a smart meter, up from just 62.6 per cent in 2014. More >>

Growth in electricity brands boosts consumer choice

Friday, 6 April 2018, 11:23 am | Electricity Authority

New data on the electricity market shows consumer choice has reached record levels, with 47 different retail brands now supplying New Zealand households. More >>

Call for improved price signals welcomed

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 4:00 pm | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority welcomes a new report which highlights that more work can be done to encourage people to reduce electricity use at peak times. More >>

Chief Executive to leave Electricity Authority

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 3:36 pm | Electricity Authority

Electricity Authority Chair Brent Layton today announced that the Authority's Chief Executive, Carl Hansen, will leave the role on 30 June 2018. More >>

Kiwis take power into their own hands

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 11:21 am | Electricity Authority

A record number of New Zealanders switched electricity companies in 2017 as competition in the market increased to never-before-seen levels. More >>

New tech powers up across NZ

Friday, 1 December 2017, 12:30 pm | Electricity Authority

More than 15,000 homes are generating their own electricity across New Zealand as consumers make the most of disruptive technology. Electricity Authority data shows the total capacity of residential installed generation now produces enough energy ... More >>

Industry proves effective during power crisis anniversary

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 9:36 am | Electricity Authority

New Zealand’s electricity industry has effectively managed yet another dry winter, further demonstrating vast improvements which avoid asking New Zealanders to save power. More >>

Unlocking electricity networks to support innovation

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 9:37 am | Electricity Authority

Widespread benefits could arise if hurdles to parties accessing electricity networks are removed, according to a recent Electricity Authority consultation. More >>

More renewable electricity generation used

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 9:03 am | Electricity Authority

In the first four months of 2017 New Zealand used less thermal and more renewable electricity generation than the average for the previous six years, says Electricity Authority Chief Executive Carl Hansen More >>

EA to prepare cost-benefit analysis as part of TPM review

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:42 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority has decided to prepare a new cost-benefit analysis as part of its review of Transmission Pricing Methodology (TPM) guidelines, which will push the timetable for a final decision into 2018. More >>

An upside to fewer beach days

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 10:57 am | Electricity Authority

While parts of New Zealand had a record low number of beach days this January, the slow start to summer is showing up positively in the Electricity Authority’s hydrology graphs. More >>



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