This initiative is part of the project to implement a national instantaneous reserves market. The interim arrangements will partially account for the enhanced reserve sharing available between the North and South Islands from the new High Voltage Direct Current Link (HVDC) control system. The Authority expects that the costs of providing reserves will be lower as a result of this change.

The Authority invited feedback on the information paper by 20 of July 2014. Feedback could be sent to with Information paper on interim arrangements for inter-island reserve sharing in the subject line.

Information paper feedback

We received the following feedback.

 The Authority published a decisions and reasons paper as a result of this feedback.