26 November - Inquiry report highlights lessons from Penrose fire

Published: 26/11/2015 12:00am

26 November 2015 - Inquiry report highlights lessons from Penrose fire Read More

24 November - Code change will give consumers better information about their electricity options

Published: 24/11/2015 12:00am

The Electricity Authority has today announced a significant change that will make it easier for electricity consumers to access detailed data about what electricity plans are available to them. Read More

3 November - Changes needed to capture technology benefits

Published: 03/11/2015 9:01am

The Electricity Authority today released a consultation paper which looks at how batteries, consumer apps, electric vehicles, solar panels, smart meters and other emerging technologies are affecting the electricity sector. Read More

30 October - Electricity Authority & NZX sign market operator service provider agreements

Published: 30/10/2015 9:34am

The Electricity Authority (the Authority) and NZX are pleased to announce they have today signed the agreements relating to NZX’s appointment as supplier for all four market operator service provider roles tendered by the Authority. Read More

2 October - Substantial savings for electricity consumers identified through joint initiative

Published: 02/10/2015 12:45pm

Transpower said today that system functionality installed as part of its recent HVDC Pole 3 inter-island link upgrade will enable potential savings in the millions of dollars per year for New Zealand consumers. Read More

16 September - New switching record on the West Coast

Published: 17/09/2015 12:00am

West Coasters topped the national electricity switching rates in August, with the region reaching its highest ever switching levels. There were 576 completed switches in August compared to 353 in July 2015. Read More

17 September -Electricity prices falling as competitive market pressure increases

Published: 17/09/2015 12:00am

The latest data released by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) illustrates the hot competition in the residential electricity market with electricity prices falling for the year ending June 2015. Read More

4 September - Update on Electricity Authority Levy

Published: 04/09/2015 12:00am

Update on Electricity Authority Levy Read More

3 September - Become consumer-savvy this Money Week

Published: 03/09/2015 12:00am

As Money Week draws to a close the Electricity Authority is urging consumers to check they are getting the best deal on their electricity. Read More

27 August - Record high for New Zealand electricity futures market

Published: 27/08/2015 3:29pm

The New Zealand electricity market achieved a record last week, exceeding 4,000 GWh of open interest for the first time in the futures market. Read More