Current consultations

Powerco customised price-quality path proposal

Project status: Draft decision on Powerco's maximum average prices and required quality standards due 17 November 2017

On 12 June 2017 the Commerce Commission received Powerco’s application seeking a customised price-quality path (CPP) that would allow it to upgrade its electricity lines network over 5 years.

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Amendments to information disclosure requirements 2017

Project status: Final standard track decision for other technical remedial and consequential changes across the various regulated sectors due late 2017

The Commission is proposing amendments to information disclosure determinations for airport services, electricity distribution and gas pipeline businesses to address identified issues for the 2018 disclosure years for airport, electricity distribution and gas pipeline services.

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Waikato and Upper North Island voltage management

Project status: Draft decision due September 2018

The closure of Southdown and Otahuhu Power stations in Auckland and the proposed closure of the Huntly Power Station in Waikato are expected to cause voltage management issues in the Auckland and Waitako regions as peak electricity demand increases.

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