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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 >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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