Transpower, as the system operator, has duties to monitor and analyse security of supply, under varying hydro-storage conditions. Our process includes monitoring inflows and hydro storage, analysing worst-case scenarios, and identifying ways to manage and alleviate possible problems.
Urgent works are required 17 November between 10:30a - 2:30pm in Hinuera, Matamata, and Hinuera townships.
In Transmission Tomorrow, we predicted that in the future battery technologies will change the operation and role of the National Grid.
We are seeking to play a strong role in enabling New Zealand’s energy future. Our recent publication Te Mauri Hiko and related thought pieces aim to inform the debate on how, through electrification, we can meet our goals to limit climate change.
Transpower has researched how future battery technology may impact the National Grid.
In Transmission Tomorrow, we predicted that in the future battery technologies will change the operation and role of the National Grid. Learn how we explored the value that batteries can add for New Zealand electricity consumers and the power system, now and in the near term.
Transpower as the system operator is responsible for determining the technical requirements for extended reserve and publishing an extended reserve technical requirements report and extended reserve technical requirements schedule.
In August 2017, the extended reserve manager, advised stakeholders that because of a technical issue there would be a delay in issuing a draft Extended Reserve Procurement Schedule for consultation. The Authority decided to pause the project while they assess options for reliably delivering the scheme.
Invitation to Tender for the Supply of Ancillary Services from 1 December 2019
In 2019, we are inviting tenders for Instantaneous Reserve, Frequency Keeping (Multiple Frequency Keeping and Back-up Single Frequency Keeping), and Black Start (North Island only). All services will be procured on a two year term from 1 December 2019 to 30 November 2021.