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Creation and management of ICPs, ICP identifiers and NSPs
ICPs and ICP identifiers
1 ICP identifiers
(1) A distributor must create an ICP identifier for each ICP on each network for which
the distributor is responsible in accordance with the following format:
yyyyyyyyyyxxccc
where
yyyyyyyyyy is a numerical sequence provided by the distributor
xx is a code assigned by the Authority to the issuing distributor that
ensures the ICP is unique
ccc is a checksum generated according to the algorithm provided by the
Authority.
(2) The ICP identifier must be used by a participant in all communications with the
registry manager to identify
(a) the point at which a trader is deemed to convey electricity to a consumer or
from an embedded generating station; and
(b) the point of connection between an embedded network and its parent network,
or the point of connection between a shared unmetered load and its network.
(3) Despite any clause to the contrary, only the obligations in this clause and clauses 2, 6
and 7(1)(a) to (e), (l) and (m) apply if an ICP identifier is used to identify a—
(a) point of connection between an embedded network and its parent network; or
(b) point of connection between shared unmetered load and its network.
(4) If an ICP identifier is used in the management of the status of the ICP, the obligations
in clauses 13, 16 and 20 also apply.
Compare: Electricity Governance Rules 2003 clause 1.1 schedule E1
Clause 1(1) and (2): amended, on 5 October 2017, by clause 221 of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2017.
2 Address
(1) Each ICP identifier must have a location address that allows the ICP to be readily
located.
(2) Despite subclause (1), the address of an ICP identifier for distributed unmetered load
may be the location of the distributed unmetered load database.
Compare: Electricity Governance Rules 2003 clause 1.2 schedule E1
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Clause 2(2): inserted, on 29 August 2013, by clause 6 of the Electricity Industry Participation (Metering
Arrangements) Code Amendment 2013.
3 Electrically disconnecting
Each ICP created after 7 October 2002 must be able to be electrically disconnected
without electrically disconnecting another ICP, except for the following ICPs:
(a) an ICP that is the point of connection between a network and an embedded
network:
(b) an ICP that represents the consumption calculated by the difference between the
total consumption for the embedded network and all other ICPs on the
embedded network.
Compare: Electricity Governance Rules 2003 clause 1.3 schedule E1
Clause 3 Heading: replaced, on 5 October 2017, by clause 222(1) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2017.
Clause 3: amended, on 5 October 2017, by clause 222(2) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code Amendment
(Code Review Programme) 2017.
4 Authority may grant dispensation
The Authority may, by giving written notice, grant a dispensation from the
requirements of clause 3 for an ICP that cannot be electrically disconnected without
electrically disconnecting another ICP.
Compare: Electricity Governance Rules 2003 clause 1.4 schedule E1
Clause 4: amended, on 5 October 2017, by clause 223 of the Electricity Industry Participation Code Amendment
(Code Review Programme) 2017.
Clause 4: amended, on 1 November 2018, by clause 47 of the Electricity Industry Participation Code Amendment
(Code Review Programme) 2018.
5 Electrical load
The electrical load associated with an ICP is deemed to be supplied through 1 network
supply point only.
Compare: Electricity Governance Rules 2003 clause 1.5 schedule E1
6 Loss category
An ICP must have a single loss category code that is referenced in such a way as to
identify the associated loss factors.
Compare: Electricity Governance Rules 2003 clause 1.6 schedule E1
Provision of ICP information to the registry manager
Cross heading: amended, on 5 October 2017, by clause 224 of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2017.
7 Distributors to provide ICP information to registry manager
(1) A distributor must, for each ICP on the distributor’s network, provide the following
information to the registry manager:
(a) the location address of the ICP identifier:
(b) subject to subclause (4), the NSP identifier of the NSP to which the ICP is
usually connected:
(c) the installation type code assigned to the ICP:
(d) the reconciliation type code assigned to the ICP:
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(e) the loss category code and loss factors for each loss category code assigned to
the ICP:
(f) if the ICP connects the distributor's network to an embedded generating
station that has a capacity of 10 MW or more, the information required by
subclause (6), in accordance with subclause (7):
(g) the price category code assigned to the ICP, which may be a placeholder price
category code only if the distributor is unable to assign the actual price
category code because the capacity or volume information required to assign the
actual price category code cannot be determined before electricity is traded at
the ICP:
(h) if the price category code assigned under paragraph (g) requires one or more
values for the capacity of the ICP, the chargeable capacity of the ICP, as
follows:
(i) if the chargeable capacity cannot be determined before electricity is traded
at the ICP, a placeholder chargeable capacity:
(ii) if the capacity value or values can be determined for a billing period from the
metering information collected for that billing period, no chargeable capacity:
(iia) if there is more than one capacity value at the ICP, and one or more, but not
all, of those capacity values can be determined for a billing period from the
metering information collected for that billing period
(A) no capacity value recorded in the registry field for the chargeable
capacity; and
(B) either the term "POA" or all other capacity values, recorded in the
registry field in which the distributor installation details are also
recorded:
(iib) if there is more than one capacity value at the ICP, and none of those
capacity values can be determined for a billing period from the metering
information collected for that billing period
(A) the annual capacity value recorded in the registry field for the
chargeable capacity; and
(B) either the term "POA" or all other capacity values, recorded in the
registry field in which the distributor installation details are also
recorded:
(iii) in any other case, the actual chargeable capacity:
(i) the distributor installation details of the ICP determined by the price category
code assigned to the ICP (if any), which may be placeholder distributor
installation details only if the distributor is unable to assign the actual
distributor installation details because the capacity or volume information
required to assign the actual distributor installation details cannot be determined
before electricity is traded at the ICP:
(j) the participant identifier of the first trader who has entered into an arrangement
with a customer or an embedded generator to sell or purchase electricity at the
ICP (only if the information is provided by the first trader):
(k) the status of the ICP determined in accordance with clauses 12 to 20:
(l) designation of the ICP as "Dedicated" if the ICP is located in a balancing area
that has more than 1 NSP located within it, and
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(i) the ICP will be supplied only from the NSP with the NSP identifier
provided under paragraph (b); or
(ii) the ICP is a point of connection between a network and an embedded
network:
(m) if unmetered load, other than distributed unmetered load, is associated with the
ICP, the type and capacity in kW of the unmetered load (if the distributor
knows that information):
(n) if shared unmetered load is associated with the ICP, a list of the ICP identifiers
of the ICPs that are associated with the unmetered load:
(o) if the ICP connects the distributor’s network to distributed generation,
(i) the nameplate capacity of the distributed generation; and
(ii) the generation fuel type of the distributed generation:
(p) the date on which the ICP is initially electrically connected.
(1A) For the purposes of subclause (1)(h), if the price category assigned to the ICP requires
information additional to chargeable capacity to unambiguously define the line
charges, the additional information may be contained in the distributor installation
details field of the registry.
(2) The distributor must provide the information specified in subclauses (1)(a) to (1)(o) to
the registry manager as soon as practicable after the ICP identifier for the ICP to
which the information relates is created, and before electricity is traded at the ICP.
(2A) The distributor must provide the information specified in subclause (1)(p) to the
registry manager no later than 10 business days after the date on which the ICP is
initially electrically connected.
(2B) Despite subclause (2A), the distributor is not required to provide the information
specified in subclause (1)(p) if the date on which the ICP is initially electrically
connected is earlier than 29 August 2013.
(3) The distributor must provide the following information to the registry manager no
later than 10 business days after the trading of electricity at the ICP commences:
(a) the actual price category code assigned to the ICP:
(b) the actual chargeable capacity of the ICP determined by the price category code
assigned to the ICP (if any):
(c) the actual distributor installation details of the ICP determined by the price
category code assigned to the ICP (if any).
(4) If a distributor cannot identify the NSP that is connected to an ICP, the distributor
must nominate the NSP that the distributor thinks is most likely to be connected to the
ICP, taking into account the flow of electricity within the distributor’s network.
(5) An ICP is deemed to be connected to the NSP nominated by the distributor under
subclause (1)(b).
(6) If a distributor assigns a loss category code to an ICP on the distributor’s network
that connects the distributor’s network to an embedded generating station that has a
capacity of 10MW or more
(a) the loss category code assigned to the ICP must be unique and must not be
assigned to any other ICP on the distributor’s network; and
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(b) the distributor must provide the following information to the reconciliation
manager:
(i) the unique loss category code assigned to the ICP:
(ii) the ICP identifier of the ICP:
(iii) the NSP identifier of the NSP to which the ICP is connected:
(iv) the plant name of the embedded generating station.
(7) The distributor must provide the information in subclause (6) no later than 5 business
days before the distributor assigns the loss category code.
(8) A distributor may provide the registry manager with global positioning system
coordinates for each ICP on the distributor’s network.
(9) If a distributor provides the global positioning system coordinates of an ICP to the
registry manager under subclause (8), it must provide the coordinates—
(a) as New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000 (NZTM2000) coordinates as defined
in Land Information New Zealand’s LINZS25002 standard (Standard for New
Zealand Geodetic Datum 2000 Projections); or
(b) in a format specified by the Authority.
Compare: Electricity Governance Rules 2003 clause 2 schedule E1
Clause7(1) Heading: amended, on 5 October 2017, by clause 225(1) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2017.
Clause 7(1): amended, on 15 May 2014, by clause 23 of the Electricity Industry Participation (Minor Code
Amendments) Code Amendment 2014.
Clause 7(1), (2), (2A),(3), (8) and (9): amended, on 5 October 2017, by clause 225(2) of the Electricity Industry
Participation Code Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2017.
Clause 7(1)(a): amended, on 29 August 2013, by clause 16 of the Electricity Industry Participation (Metering
Arrangements) Code Amendment 2011.
Clause 7(1)(b): amended, on 23 February 2015, by clause 75 of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Distributed Generation) 2014.
Clause 7(1)(b), (4), (5) and (6)(b)(iii): amended, on 5 October 2017, by clause 225(3) of the Electricity Industry
Participation Code Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2017.
Clause 7(1)(h): substituted, on 29 August 2013, by clause 7(1) of the Electricity Industry Participation (Metering
Arrangements) Code Amendment 2013.
Clause 7(1)(h): amended, on 1 February 2019, by clause 48(1)(a) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2018.
Clause 7(1)(h)(ii): replaced, on 1 February 2019, by clause 48(1)(b) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2018.
Clause 7(1)(h)(iia): inserted, on 1 February 2019, by clause 48(1)(b) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2018.
Clause 7(1)(h)(iib): inserted, on 1 February 2019, by clause 48(1)(b) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2018.
Clause 7(1)(j): amended, on 1 November 2018, by clause 48(2) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2018.
Clause 7(1)(o) and (p): inserted, on 29 August 2013, by clause 5(1) of the Electricity Industry Participation
(Additional Registry Fields) Code Amendment 2012.
Clause 7(1)(p), (2A) and (2B): amended, on 5 October 2017, by clause 225(4) of the Electricity Industry
Participation Code Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2017.
Clause 7(1A): inserted, on 29 August 2013, by clause 7(2) of the Electricity Industry Participation (Metering
Arrangements) Code Amendment 2013.
Clause 7(2): amended, on 29 August 2013, by clause 5(2) of the Electricity Industry Participation (Additional
Registry Fields) Code Amendment 2012.
Clause 7(2A) and (2B): inserted, on 29 August 2013, by clause 5(3) of the Electricity Industry Participation
(Additional Registry Fields) Code Amendment 2012.
Clause 7(4): amended, on 23 February 2015, by clause 75 of the Electricity Industry Participation Code Amendment
(Distributed Generation) 2014.
Clause 7.(5): amended, on 23 February 2015, by clause 75 of the Electricity Industry Participation Code Amendment
(Distributed Generation) 2014.
Clause 7(6): amended, on 21 September 2012, by clause 15(1) of the Electricity Industry Participation (Minor
Amendments) Code Amendment 2012.
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Clause 7(6)(b)(iii): amended, on 23 February 2015, by clause 75 of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Distributed Generation) 2014.
Clause 7(8) and (9): inserted, on 29 August 2013, by clause 5(4) of the Electricity Industry Participation (Additional
Registry Fields) Code Amendment 2012.
8 Distributors to change ICP information provided to registry manager
(1) If information about an ICP provided to the registry manager in accordance with
clause 7 changes, the distributor in whose network the ICP is located must give
written notice to the registry manager of the change.
(2) The distributor must give the notice—
(a) in the case of a change to the information referred to in clause 7(1)(b) (other than
a change that is the result of the commissioning or decommissioning of an NSP),
no later than 8 business days after the change takes effect:
(ab) in the case of decommissioning an ICP, by the later of
(i) 3 business days after the registry manager has advised the distributor
under clause 11.29 that the ICP is ready to be decommissioned; and
(ii) 3 business days after the distributor has decommissioned the ICP:
(b) in every other case, no later than 3 business days after the change takes effect.
(3) A distributor is not required to give written notice of a change of information provided
in accordance with clause 7(1)(b) if the change is for less than 14 days.
(4) If a change of information provided in accordance with clause 7(1)(b) is for more than
14 days, subclause (2) applies as if the change had taken effect on the 15th day after the
change takes effect.
Compare: Electricity Governance Rules 2003 clause 2A schedule E1
Clause 8 Heading: amended, on 5 October 2017, by clause 226(1) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2017.
Clause 8(1): amended, on 5 October 2017, by clause 226(2) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2017.
Clause 8(2): amended, on 5 October 2017, by clause 226(3) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2017.
Clause 8(2)(a): amended, on 1 November 2018, by clause 49(1)(a) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2018.
Clause 8(2)(ab): inserted, on 1 November 2018, by clause 49(1)(b) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2018.
Clause 8(3): amended, on 5 October 2017, by clause 226(4) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2017.
9 Traders to provide ICP information to registry manager
(1) Each trader must provide the following information to the registry manager for each
ICP for which it is recorded in the registry as having responsibility:
(a) the participant identifier of the trader:
(b) the profile code of each profile at that ICP approved by the Authority in
accordance with clause 13 of Schedule 15.5:
(c) the participant identifier of the metering equipment provider for each
category 1 metering installation, or higher category metering installation, for
the ICP:
(d) [Revoked]
(e) [Revoked]
(ea) the type of submission information that the trader will provide to the
reconciliation manager for the ICP:
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(f) if the settlement type UNM is assigned to the ICP
(i) if the load is profiled through an engineering profile in accordance with
profile class 2.1, the code ENG; or
(ii) in all other cases, the daily average unmetered load in kWh at the ICP:
(g) the type and capacity of the unmetered load at the ICP (if any):
(h) [Revoked]
(i) [Revoked]
(j) the status of the ICP determined in accordance with clauses 12 to 20.
(k) except as provided in subclause (1A), the relevant business classification code
applicable to the customer at the ICP, in accordance with business classification
codes published by the Authority.
(1A) A trader must not provide the information specified in subclause (1)(k) if—
(a) the ICP exists for the purpose of reconciling embedded network residual load; or
(b) the ICP has "Distributor" status as specified in clause 16.
(2) The trader must provide the information specified in subclause (1)(a) to subclause
(1)(j) to the registry manager no later than 5 business days after the trader
commences trading at the ICP to which the information relates.
(3) The trader must provide the information specified in subclause (1)(k) to the registry
manager no later than 20 business days after the trader commences trading at the ICP
to which the information relates.
Compare: Electricity Governance Rules 2003 clause 3 schedule E1
Clause 9 Heading: amended, on 5 October 2017, by clause 227(1) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2017.
Clause 9(1): amended, on 29 August 2013, by clause 8(1) of the Electricity Industry Participation (Metering
Arrangements) Code Amendment 2013.
Clause 9(1): amended, on 5 October 2017, by clause 227(2) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2017.
Clause 9(1)(c): amended, on 29 August 2013, by clause 8(2) of the Electricity Industry Participation (Metering
Arrangements) Code Amendment 2013.
Clause 9(1)(d): substituted, on 1 December 2011, by clause 14 of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
(Distributor Use-of-System Agreements and Distributor Tariffs) Amendment 2011.
Clause 9(1)(d): amended, on 21 September 2012, by clause 15(2) of the Electricity Industry Participation (Minor
Amendments) Code Amendment 2012.
Clause 9(1)(d): revoked, on 29 August 2013, by clause 8(3) of the Electricity Industry Participation (Metering
Arrangements) Code Amendment 2013.
Clause 9(1)(e): revoked, on 15 May 2014, by clause 24 of the Electricity Industry Participation (Minor Code
Amendments) Code Amendment 2014.
Clause 9(1)(ea): inserted, on 29 August 2013, by clause 8(5) of the Electricity Industry Participation (Metering
Arrangements) Code Amendment 2013.
Clause 9(1)(f): amended, on 29 August 2013, by clause 8(6) of the Electricity Industry Participation (Metering
Arrangements) Code Amendment 2013.
Clause 9(1)(h) and (i): revoked, on 29 August 2013, by clause 8(7) and (8) of the Electricity Industry Participation
(Metering Arrangements) Code Amendment 2013.
Clause 9(1)(k): inserted, on 29 August 2013, by clause 5(5) of the Electricity Industry Participation (Additional
Registry Fields) Code Amendment 2012 and Clause 8(9) of the Electricity Industry Participation (Metering
Arrangements) Code Amendment 2013.
Clause 9(1)(k): amended, on 1 November 2018, by clause 50 of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2018.
Clause 9(1A): inserted, on 29 August 2013, by clause 8(9) of the Electricity Industry Participation (Metering
Arrangements) Code Amendment 2013.
Clause 9(2): amended, on 29 August 2013, by clause 8(10) of the Electricity Industry Participation (Metering
Arrangements) Code Amendment 2013.
Clause 9(2) and (3): amended, on 5 October 2017, by clause 227(3) of the Electricity Industry Participation Code
Amendment (Code Review Programme) 2017.
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Clause 9(3): inserted, on 29 August 2013, by clause 8(11) of the Electricity Industry Participation (Metering
Arrangements) Code Amendment 2013.
10 Traders to change ICP information provided to registry manager
(1) If information about an ICP provided to the registry manager in accordance with
clause 9 chan<