26 March

In this market brief:

  • Auditors pass Authority model after robust testing
  • Authority defers FTR market start by one month to avoid an overlap with pole 3 commissioning
  • Draft determination of causer of under-frequency event
  • Wholesale market information disclosure obligations (clause 13.2) guideline
  • Part 10 implementation project: registry functional specification update
  • Part 10 implementation: proposed guideline for metering equipment provider audits
  • Call for interest: metering equipment provider auditors
  • Call for nominations for Locational Price Risk Technical Group membership
  • Forum for approved test houses
  • Authority presents at national wind energy conference
  • Work programme
  • Current consultations
  • Information on the Market - Hedge trading in September-November 2012
  • NZ electricity hedge contracts - 22 March 2013

19 March

In this market brief:

  • Appointment of chairpersons for the Retail Advisory Group and Wholesale Advisory Group
  • Review of undesirable trading situation provisions
  • Undesirable trading situation claims – update
  • Part 10 implementation: Consultation on transitional Code amendments and minor operational matters
  • Approved test house forum 
  • Retail Advisory Group: 20 February 2013
  • Exemption granted for Mighty River Power Limited (no 165)
  • Amendment to exemption 150 granted for Payless Energy Limited
  • Current consultations
  • NZ electricity hedge contracts - 15 March 2013

In this market brief:

  • Code amendment to provide flexibility for temporary transmission grid reconfigurations
  • Undesirable trading situation claims

12 March

In this market brief:

  • Strategic directions for market development
  • One-week consultation – Authority proposes to delay FTRs due to delays in pole 3 commissioning
  • Dispatchable demand
  • Dispatch compliance during commissioning and testing: minor Code amendment
  • Part 10 implementation: industry user acceptance testing of the registry
  • Part 10 implementation: notice of consultation on transitional Code amendments and minor operational matters
  • Presentation to Commerce Select Committee
  • Third stress test results
  • Rulings Panel decision
  • Distributed generation reporting due by 1 April 2013
  • Call for nominations for Retail Advisory Group and Wholesale Advisory Group members
  • Retail Advisory Group: 20 February 2013
  • Current consultations
  • NZ electricity hedge contracts - 8 March 2013

5 March

In this market brief:

  • Decision-making and economic framework for distribution pricing methodology review
  • Distribution pricing: alignment review
  • Release of the Authority briefing to the incoming Minister
  • Review of advisory group administrative arrangements
  • Transmission pricing methodology: submissions
  • Part 10 implementation: submissions published
  • New fact sheets: smart meters
  • Current consultations
  • NZ electricity hedge contracts - 1 March 2013