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New Zealand's electricity regulator
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Let the sun shine!
New Zealand’s first megawatts (MW) of solar power were generated and sold on the wholesale market last week. Kaitaia solar farm, in the far north of the North …
Wellington Anniversary Day is a non-business day
Wellington Anniversary Day (22 January 2024) is declared a non-business day for the purposes of the Electricity Industry Participation Code. The reasons for th…
The Rulings Panel: the arbiters of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
In New Zealand's electricity industry, the Rulings Panel is an independent body, helping enforce the Electricity Industry Participation Code 2010 (Code).
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Code review programme
Code review programmes address various themes or issues that arise in the Code.
Setting and enforcing the Code
We set the Electricity Industry Participation Code 2010 - it's the rules that governs nearly every aspect of New Zealand's electricity industry.
It's each industry participant’s responsibility to comply with industry regulations and the Code, but we're here to support and advise.
We monitor and enforce the rules so that participants operate on a level playing field and consumers are treated fairly.