Our projects

We're working with the sector on projects to ensure Aotearoa's low-emissions transition happens efficiently, while providing a reliable, secure and resilient electricity supply.

Code review programme

Code review programmes address various themes or issues that arise in the Code.

Commercial market making

Making the electricity futures market more efficient.

Default distributor agreements

Implementing default distributor agreements over use-of-system agreements to improve contracts between distributors and traders.

Distribution pricing

How to speed up distribution pricing reform to realise consumer benefits and facilitate an efficient low-emissions transition.

Financial transmission rights

Helping industry participants manage locational price risk to enable greater competition in the wholesale and retail markets.

Over-the-counter market

Improving the operation and efficiency of the over-the-counter market.

Part 6A exemption applications

Applications for exemptions about the separation of distribution from certain generation and retailing.

Pricing in a renewables-based electricity system

How price discovery would work for the wholesale electricity market under a renewables-based electricity system.

Registry enhancements

Improvements to the national registry of connection data.

Settlement residual allocation methodology

How the settlement residue is allocated amongst transmission customers, as prescribed in the Code.

Spot market settlement on real-time pricing

Dispatch-based, look-ahead design for real-time pricing to make wholesale spot prices more certain, accurate and efficient.

Transmission pricing methodology

Allocating investment and funding correctly to ensure the best outcomes for consumers.