1 May 2013
The Commerce Commission is seeking the views of Canterbury consumers on an application by the lines company Orion to increase its electricity prices as it rebuilds its network following the earthquakes. Orion is also seeking to recover lost revenue and extra costs incurred as a result of the quakes.
19 April 2013
The Commerce Commission has commenced the process for setting new maximum prices and new quality standards for Orion New Zealand Limited (“Orion”).
15 April 2013
The Commerce Commission has approved an amendment to the Major Capital Expenditure Allowance (MCA) for the Otahuhu Substation Diversity Project. The maximum amount of expenditure that Transpower can now recover from consumers has increased from $99.0 million to $106.1 million (all in 2009 dollars).
30 January 2013
A new report from the Commerce Commission gives consumers information on how well their local electricity distribution business is performing.