18 November - How much could you potentially be saving?

Published: 18/11/2014 12:00am

Over the winter New Zealanders visited the What’s My Number website more than 60,000 times. Check out the average estimated savings for your region below. Read More

14 October 2014 - Take an electricity check-up during Money Week

Published: 15/10/2014 12:00am

The Electricity Authority is urging Kiwis to take a couple of minutes during Money Week (which runs from 13-19 October) to check www.whatsmynumber.org.nz and make sure they are getting the best power deal. Read More

7 October - Electricity Authority begins section 18 review into Auckland power outage

Published: 07/10/2014 12:00am

Minister of Energy and Resources Simon Bridges has requested, under section 18 of the Electricity Industry Act 2010, that the Electricity Authority begin a review into the Auckland power outage which started on Sunday 5 October. Read More

8 July - How power savvy is your region?

Published: 23/07/2014 12:00am

Winter is definitely here which means power bills are typically higher and Northland residents are being reminded to shop around for a better power deal. Find out how much your could have saved in your region by switching power companies. Read More

17 March - Progress toward improving information on consumers' electricity bills

Published: 17/03/2014 2:33pm

The Electricity Authority’s Retail Advisory Group (RAG) is in the final stages of a review of information on electricity bills, which includes the issue of whether lines charges should be separately itemised on bills. The review has been underway since Ap Read More

14 March - New appointments to electricity Security and Reliability Council

Published: 14/03/2014 11:36am

The Board of the Electricity Authority has announced two new appointments to the Security and Reliability Council (SRC). Read More

5 March - Electricity Authority to check retailer claims about reasons for higher retail electricity prices

Published: 05/03/2014 12:00am

The Electricity Authority will be checking the claims electricity retailers are making about the reasons for their price increases for 2014. Read More

28 February - A good time for an electricity check-up

Published: 28/02/2014 12:00am

New Zealanders made a record number of electricity retailer switches in 2013 As electricity retailers update their pricing plans for 2014 taking into account increases in distribution and transmission charges, the Electricity Authority is encouraging all Read More

5 February - New evidence on retail market competition

Published: 05/02/2014 12:00am

New findings show that strong competition in the electricity market is forcing retailers to absorb cost increases rather than pass these fully on to their customers. Read More

28 January - Electricity charges below costs for many decades

Published: 29/01/2014 12:00am

A new report from the Electricity Authority shows that electricity charges in New Zealand were far below the cost of supply for many decades, and that current charges are almost in line with the costs that have been incurred to supply electricity. Read More