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Changes to improve intermittent generation forecasts

The Electricity Authority Te Mana Hiko is bringing in changes to improve the accuracy of intermittent generation forecasts. We will implement a hybrid forecast…

Alignment statements due for Consumer Care Guidelines

The Electricity Authority Te Mana Hiko requires retailers who supply electricity, used fully or partly for domestic purposes, to provide their Consumer Care Gu…

Watch our June update

Thanks to everyone who joined our quarterly update covering our work to achieve a secure and resilient, accessible and efficient energy system. Chief Executive…

Code exemption granted to Lodestone Solar Limited

The Electricity Authority Te Mana Hiko has granted Lodestone Solar Limited an exemption from two clauses in the Electricity Industry Participation Code 2010 th…

Members of the Distribution Connection Pricing Technical Group appointed

The Electricity Authority Te Mana Hiko is pleased to announce the appointment of 11 members to its new Distribution Connection Pricing Technical Group. This gr…

UTS cross-submissions published

Submissions and cross-submissions on the Electricity Authority's preliminary decision on whether an undesirable trading situation occurred following 16 Febru…

Follow-up consultation opens to improve the default distributor agreement

The Electricity Authority Te Mana Hiko is seeking further feedback on proposed changes to improve the default distributor agreement template. The template sets…

Consumer Care Guidelines annual alignment statements due

The Electricity Authority would like to remind retailers that their alignment statement 2023/24 for the Consumer Care Guidelines is due by 9 August 2024. We wi…

Code obligation to submit spot price risk disclosure statements

Under the Electricity Industry Participation Code 2010 disclosing participants must prepare and submit spot price risk disclosure statements every quarter. Thi…

Financial transmission rights manager contract awarded

After undertaking a two-stage procurement process, the Electricity Authority Te Mana Hiko has awarded a contract for the management of financial transmission r…

Annual levy rates for 2024/25

The Electricity Authority’s annual levy rates have been calculated for the financial year ending 30 June 2025, in accordance with regulation 7 of the Electrici…

Non-compliance trends

The Electricity Authority continually monitors and enforces compliance, so that industry participants operate on a level playing field and consumers are treate…

Consultation open to resolve common quality issues in the Code

The Electricity Authority is committed to ensuring New Zealand’s electricity future is secure, resilient and reliable. We’re looking at this future from end to…

Open letter regarding 10 May 2024

The Electricity Authority Te Mana Hiko has published an open letter to industry regarding issues related to the tight supply conditions on 10 May.

MLC decision papers published

The Electricity Authority Te Mana Hiko has today published decision papers outlining the reasons for our clearance of agreements between Meridian Energy, Conta…