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We're hiring!

We’re looking for a Finance Business Partner to join our established and supportive finance team at the Electricity Authority. We’re inviting applications by T…

Join our quarterly update in October

The Electricity Authority will run quarterly updates for participants and interested parties to learn about our projects and priorities. We are pleased to invi…

GridEx 2023: an exercise to test readiness

Transpower is running its biennial GridEx simulation exercise on 14 and 15 November 2023. GridEx simulates an emergency affecting New Zealand’s energy system, …

System operator’s ancillary service procurement plan unchanged

The system operator’s existing procurement plan for ancillary service will remain in force following a review. Clause 8.42A(1) of the Electricity industry Part…

Our progress 1 March - 30 June 2023

The Electricity Authority Te Mana Hiko has published its four-monthly report to the Minister of Energy and Resources and Annual Corporate Plan progress report.…

Briefing for retailers on Consumer Care Guidelines consultation

The Electricity Authority invites retailers to an online briefing on its Consumer Care Guidelines consultation this Friday 15 September 9.30-10.30am. Join us f…

New GM Corporate and Market Services

The Electricity Authority Te Mana Hiko is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Herring as its General Manager, Corporate and Market Services. Mark joins…

Registry update for new EIEP5A functionality

The electricity registry will release a software update on Sunday 24 September 2023 with new EIEP5A functionality for distributors and retailers to manage plan…

New date for the Market Development Advisory Group’s recommendations

The final report from the Market Development Advisory Group (MDAG) project about price discovery in a renewables-based electricity system will now be published…

Consultation on a draft determination of causer for under-frequency event

We are seeking your feedback on the draft determination of causer for an under-frequency event (UFE) on 24 January 2023. The normal frequency band in New Zeala…

Protecting electricity consumers at heart of new consultation

The Electricity Authority Te Mana Hiko (Authority) is seeking feedback on options to update and strengthen the Consumer Care Guidelines (Guidelines). A recent …

Consultation on dispatch notification enhancement and clarifications

We are seeking your feedback on proposed amendments to the Electricity Industry Participation Code 2010 (Code) to enhance the dispatch notification product and…