This section contains all current and closed Commission regulatory projects. This includes determinations, reports, inquiries, studies and disclosures relating to telecommunications, electricity lines, gas pipelines, airports and dairy.
See our four major regulatory projects and the key consultation points for 2019 here.
As part of our process of setting the default price-quality path (DPP) for electricity distribution businesses from 1 April 2020, we may consider amendments to the input methodologies for electricity distribution services necessary to implement this DPP and future price-quality paths.
The CPP requirements topic considered cost and complexity improvements to the CPP requirements, and whether any further changes were required to improve how default price-quality paths and customised price-quality paths work together as the two components of the default/customised price-quality regime.
We assess electricity distributors asset management practices to understand their current practices and improve their performance through disseminating good practice; both in terms of asset management practices and the disclosure of those practices within the electricity distributors asset management plan (AMP).
The closure of Southdown and Otahuhu Power stations in Auckland and the proposed closure of the Huntly Power Station in Waikato are expected to cause voltage management issues in the Auckland and Waitako regions as peak electricity demand increases.
As part of our process of setting Transpower’s individual price-quality path (IPP) from 1 April 2020, we may consider amendments to the input methodologies (IM) necessary for implementing this IPP and future price-quality paths.