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    Decision paper on treatment of prudential offsets in the wholesale market

    26 Jun 2018  

     

    We have published a decision paper on our Offsetting of prudential requirements for exchange traded, spot, OTC and FTR markets project.

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    Decision and Summary of Submission papers on Financial Transmission Rights (FTR) development

    24 Apr 2018  

     

    Decision and Summary of Submission papers on Financial Transmission Rights (FTR) development

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    Hedge market survey 2017

    Jul 2017  

     

    The Authority conducts a regular survey of the New Zealand electricity hedge market to gather information about the scope and operation of the hedge market.

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    Enhancing trading of hedge products decisions paper published

    Dec 2015  

     
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    Wholesale Advisory Group's recommendation paper published

    4 Aug 2015  

     

    The Wholesale Advisory Group (WAG) has undertaken an intensive investigation into hedge market enhancements to improve retail competition and efficiency.

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    Information paper -Potential for ASX futures to offset spot market prudential security requirements

    30 Jun 2015  

     
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    Wholesale Advisory Group: Hedge market development briefing

    10 Dec 2014  

     

    The Wholesale Advisory Group (WAG) held a public briefing on its Hedge Market Development discussion paper, released on 11 November 2014.

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    Hedge market survey 2014

    Jul 2014  

     

    The Authority conducts a survey of the New Zealand electricity hedge market to gather information on the scope and operation of the hedge market and assist with the identification of the key problems.

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    Market marking for new ASX products

    9 Jun 2014  

     

    The Authority has initiated a process to achieve robust market making for all ASX NZ electricity derivative products. Market making is currently occurring for the quarterly and monthly baseload products.

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    Information paper: Hedge market performance and project update

    21 May 2013  

     

    Further positive developments have been unfolding in the hedge market since the previous information paper was released in November 2012. Most notably, there has been an increase in participation in futures trading, and ASX is currently developing new peak load quarterly futures and base load quarterly options products.

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    Information paper: Hedge market performance and project update

    26 Nov 2012  

     

    The hedge market has continued to show progress since the last information paper was released in June 2012.

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    Managing electricity price risk guide

    Oct 2012  

     

    The Authority has developed a guide to enhance the level of knowledge and understanding about electricity price risk management, especially amongst end-use customers exposed to spot prices.

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    ASX report on new product development

    Sep 2012  

     
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    Information paper: Hedge market performance and project update

    26 Jun 2012  

     

    The hedge market has continued to show progress since April, despite having fallen short of the final UOI target.

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    Information paper: Hedge market performance and project update

    17 Apr 2012  

     

    The hedge market has shown significant progress in recent months, following the introduction of tighter market-making agreements in October and other initiatives.

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    Hedge market survey 2012

    Apr 2012  

     

    The Authority conducts a survey of the New Zealand electricity hedge market to gather information on the scope and operation of the hedge market and assist with the identification of the key problems

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    Regular reports published

    18 Jan 2012  

     
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    Information paper: CBA Market-Making Obligations

    21 Nov 2011  

     
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    Situation Update

    21 Oct 2011  

     
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    Information paper

    20 Oct 2011  

     
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    Situation Update

    11 Oct 2011  

     

    As part of initiatives to develop a more active market for exchange-traded electricity contracts the Authority has been encouraging the main generator-retailers to voluntarily enter into tighter market making agreements with the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in order to encourage trading and liquidity in the ASX NZ Electricity Futures Contracts. There has been good progress towards this end.

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    Independent Hedge Market Evaluation Report

    May 2011  

     

    Energy Link was engaged in May 2011 to undertake a review, and to prepare a report that evaluates the progress the major generators have made toward achieving the Government's expectations concerning a liquid electricity hedge market, and to recommend actions to address shortcomings identified in the evaluation.