Here you will find electricity lines projects we are currently working on and those we have completed.
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).Read more
Commerce Commission/Electricity Authority joint project – Spotlight on emerging contestable services
Electricity distributors are increasingly participating in markets for contestable electricity services such as distributed energy services.Read more
We are currently in the process of setting the default price-quality path that will apply to electricity distributors from 1 April 2020. We expect to reach our final decision as part of this process by 28 November 2019.Read more
We are currently preparing for determining the individual price-quality path that will apply to Transpower from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2025 (Regulatory Control Period 3).Read more
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.Read more
On 28 March 2018 we set a customised price-quality path applying new revenue limits and quality standards to Wellington Electricity for April 2018 to March 2021.Read more
In November 2014 we set Transpower's individual price-quality path that applies new revenue limits and quality standards for the period April 2015 to March 2020.Read more
Emerging technologies are having an increased impact on the monopoly parts of the electricity sector. We are gathering information to better understand its impact.
On 10 October we made our decision on Transpower’s proposal to replace the conductors and strengthen the structures of a 9.5km section of its high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission network in Wellington.Read more