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.
The transmission network supplying Bombay and Wiri substations is ageing and requires refurbishment. This network includes the transmission lines between Bombay and Otahuhu substations and Bombay and Meremere substations.
The purpose of a Commission 111 contact code is to protect vulnerable consumers by ensuring they have reasonable access to an appropriate means of contacting the 111 emergency service in the event of a power failure.
Under amendments to the Telecommunications Act 2001, the Commission is required to develop a copper withdrawal code that sets the minimum consumer protection requirements that will need to be met before Chorus can stop providing copper services.
Input methodologies for fibre are the rules, requirements and processes that we are required to develop under Part 6 of the Telecommunications Act. We are currently developing these fibre input methodologies.
The closure of Southdown and Otahuhu Power stations in Auckland and the proposed closure of the Rankine units at Huntly Power Station in Waikato are expected to cause voltage management issues in the Auckland and Waikato regions as peak electricity demand increases.
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.