Current consultations

Powerco customised price-quality path proposal

Project status: Submissions on Powerco's proposal due 22 September 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 five 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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Cost of capital 2017

Project status: WACC for ID for GDBs (Powerco) with September year-end 31 October 2017

The cost of capital is the financial return investors require from an investment given its risk.

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Related party transactions provisions

Project status: Submissions on related party transactions draft decision due 27 September 2017

This page contains information on our review of the related party transactions provisions being carried out as part of the input methodologies review.  Related party transactions occur when a regulated business transacts with an entity which is related to it by a common shareholding or other common control.

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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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Customised price-quality paths requirements

Project status: Draft decision on CPP information requirements for gas pipeline businesses due July–September 2017

This page contains information on the review of the input methodologies for customised price-quality paths (CPP requirements) topic being considered as part of the input methodologies review.

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Input methodologies review

Project status: Draft decision on IM review of related party transactions provisions due August 2017

This page includes information on the review of the input methodologies that the Commission must undertake within 7 years of setting the input methodologies.

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