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Electricity Authority Puts Potential Approaches For An Enduring Market Making Solution On The Table

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 11:43 am | Electricity Authority

The Authority puts potential approaches for an enduring market making solution on the table for consultation The Electricity Authority has released a consultation paper outlining approaches to an enduring market making solution for the New Zealand ... More >>

Metering Installations Where Certifications Expire

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 11:23 am | Electricity Authority

The COVID-19 response has made it difficult for approved test houses and metering equipment providers to maintain the certification of metering installations. If certifications for grid exit point or grid connected generation metering are due to expire and cannot ... More >>

The Electricity Authority Update In Response To COVID-19

Friday, 20 March 2020, 9:31 am | Electricity Authority

The Authority is taking action in response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. We have established our critical events team and initiated our business continuity plan so we can continue to operate in a pandemic situation. Our people are our priority ... More >>

Phased Release Of Changes To Make It Easier For Consumers To Share Their Consumption Data

Friday, 28 February 2020, 4:03 pm | Electricity Authority

On Sunday 1 March, we are starting to roll out some changes to make it easier for consumers to share their electricity consumption data with businesses and organisations they trust. The changes include: an amendment to the Electricity Industry Participation ... More >>

Better Deals For Consumers On The Horizon As Electricity Authority Bans Retailer-initiated Win-backs

Tuesday, 18 February 2020, 10:15 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority is promoting more choice for consumers and pushing for more retail competition in the electricity market by banning retailer-initiated win-backs for 180 days after a customer has switched to another retailer. “Banning win-backs ... More >>

Urgent Code amendment

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 12:02 pm | Electricity Authority

The Authority has made an urgent Code amendment to insert a dormant mandatory market making scheme into the Electricity Industry Participation Code 2010 (Code). The amendment will come into force on 3 February 2020. More >>

Merging price comparison sites with Consumer NZ

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 9:19 am | Electricity Authority

Since 2011, the Authority’s What’s My Number campaign and Consumer NZ’s Powerswitch website have helped New Zealanders check for potential savings, compare plans and switch their power deals. More >>

Authority seeks more information on the futures market

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 10:06 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority has released a discussion paper to inform its review of the performance of the futures market and current market making arrangements. More >>

Electricity Authority proposes 180 day ban on win-backs

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 9:52 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority is consulting on a proposal to ban retailer initiated saves and win-backs for 180 days after a customer switches retailer. More >>

Electricity Authority welcomes EPR report

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 12:17 pm | Electricity Authority

The Authority welcomes the Government’s response to the Electricity Price Review’s final report released today. More >>

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 >>