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Cross-submission on policy statement amendments published.
2013 Procurement Plan comes into effect
Investigation open for parties to join
Exemptions 183 & 184 gazetted
Meeting papers published
We are currently consulting on:
Starting: 29/10/2013, Ending: 10/12/2013 5:00pm
Starting: 05/11/2013, Ending: 17/12/2013 5:00pm
Transmission Pricing Methodology: Avoided cost of transmission (ACOT) payments for distributed generation
Starting: 19/11/2013, Ending: 31/01/2014 5:00pm
Starting: 03/12/2013, Ending: 31/01/2014 5:00pm
On 29 June 2012 the Authority approved the FTR manager's draft FTR allocation plan and the clearing manager's draft Prudential Security Assessment Methodology. These two documents set out some of the key details about how the upcoming new financial transmission right (FTR) auctions will function. The documents are available on each service provider's website.
Final decision and actions regarding 26 March 2011 UTS
The priority projects are focused on developments to strengthen competition, improve investment and supply signals, and monitor industry and market performance, in line with the priority areas identified in the Government's Ministerial Review of Electricity Market Performance 2009.
This section contains the Authority's current and earlier work programmes relating to: the priority projects, the wholesale and retail market, power system operations and common quality, and transmission.