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Transmission Pricing Methodology Ready For Consultation

Friday, 8 October 2021, 9:26 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority has started consulting on a proposed new Transmission Pricing Methodology (TPM). The consultation period will run from 8 October for eight weeks, with events being held around the country to ensure the Authority can continue ... More >>

Authority publishes initial review into 9 August outages

Friday, 10 September 2021, 8:54 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority (Authority) has completed phase one of its review of the 9 August 2021 electricity cuts under section 16(1)(g) of the Electricity Industry Act 2010. The Authority’s report, published today , has found shortcomings in the ... More >>

Authority decides to reset prices to correct 2019 UTS

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 8:17 am | Electricity Authority

The Authority has decided to reset spot electricity prices to correct the 2019 undesirable trading situation (UTS). This means wholesale spot electricity prices from 3 to 27 December 2019 will be revised, affecting all participants in the market. The estimated ... More >>

Electricity Authority Orders Review Under The Electricity Industry Act 2010

Friday, 13 August 2021, 12:00 pm | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority has ordered a review of the 9 August 2021 electricity cuts, while working with industry over the past few days to secure more information about the event and the impact on consumers. "The Authority is using its powers ... More >>

Media Statement From The Electricity Authority

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 7:32 pm | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority is disappointed some consumers were left without electricity last night and as the industry regulator, we are concerned about the system response. Transpower as the electricity system operator is responsible for managing supply ... More >>

Authority Project To Explore Long-term Resilience And Security Of Electricity Supply

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 10:01 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority has launched a project looking at how to ensure the electricity system remains secure and resilient as it evolves over the coming decades. This work supports New Zealand’s commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2050, and ... More >>

New Trading Conduct Rule Clarifies Expected Behaviours In The Wholesale Electricity Market

Tuesday, 1 June 2021, 9:22 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority has decided on a new trading conduct rule. Trading conduct rules are designed to ensure appropriate behaviour in the wholesale electricity market. At times, New Zealand’s system relies heavily on one or a small number of suppliers ... More >>

Authority Completes Investigations On Alleged Breaches Of Trading Conduct Rules

Thursday, 22 April 2021, 9:17 am | Electricity Authority

The Authority has completed its investigation into Meridian and Contact’s alleged breaches of the high standard of trading conduct provisions of the Electricity Industry Participation Code from November 2019 to January 2020. The investigation concluded ... More >>

Putting Consumers First: A Collaborative Approach To Consumer Care

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 9:27 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority has released guidelines encouraging electricity retailers to proactively enhance the standard of care provided to all domestic consumers. The consumer care guidelines will replace the existing guidelines on arrangements for ... More >>

Authority Proposes Actions To Correct 2019 UTS

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 7:39 am | Electricity Authority

The Authority today released a consultation paper on the proposed actions to correct the 2019 undesirable trading situation (UTS). In December 2020 the Authority’s Board concluded there was a UTS between 3 and 27 December 2019. The decision followed ... More >>

Inviting Local And International Market Makers To Provide Services To The New Zealand Electricity Futures Market

Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 10:16 am | Electricity Authority

The New Zealand Electricity Authority has a services contract opportunity for providers of market making services to support the New Zealand wholesale electricity futures market. The Authority reviewed market making arrangements in the New Zealand futures ... More >>

Lack Of Competitive Pressure Leads To An Undesirable Trading Situation

Tuesday, 22 December 2020, 8:44 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority’s Board has concluded its investigation of the undesirable trading situation (UTS) claim made by Haast Energy Trading, Ecotricity, Electric Kiwi, Flick Energy, Oji Fibre, Pulse Energy Alliance and Vocus (the ‘claimants’) ... More >>

Empowering Consumers By Raising Awareness Of Utilities Disputes And Powerswitch

Tuesday, 1 September 2020, 9:23 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority is amending the Electricity Industry Participation Code (Code) to raise consumer awareness of Utilities Disputes and Powerswitch. “We know many consumers are not aware of Powerswitch or Utilities Disputes services. This ... More >>

Transitioning To A Commercial Approach The Way Forward For Market Making

Wednesday, 26 August 2020, 9:47 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority has decided to build on the current market making arrangements on the electricity futures market by transitioning to an incentivised market making approach with commercial providers. James Stevenson-Wallace, Chief Executive of the ... More >>

Greater Access To Thermal Fuel Generation Information Will Boost Confidence And Competition

Tuesday, 21 July 2020, 10:26 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority is reviewing the rules around thermal fuel generation information disclosure to increase confidence and competition in the wholesale electricity market. More >>

Electricity Authority Publishes Preliminary Decision On UTS Claim

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 8:53 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority’s Board has published a preliminary decision in response to the undesirable trading situation (UTS) claim made by Haast Energy Trading, Ecotricity, Electric Kiwi, Flick Energy, Oji Fibre, Pulse Energy Alliance and Vocus (the ‘claimants’). ... More >>

Transmission Pricing For A Low Carbon Future

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 9:25 am | Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority has decided on new guidelines for transmission pricing. James Stevenson-Wallace, Chief Executive of the Electricity Authority says the new guidelines will deliver significant benefits to consumers, through lower electricity ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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