We want to work with you to ensure your new generation project is a success. Connecting new generation to the power system takes careful and coordinated planning.
This video forms part of the pre-workshop material for those attending TPM TCC workshops on 6 October, and will be useful for others who may wish to provide a submission following the workshops.
Transpower's mobile substation is getting connected into Waverley substation to keep power on to the local community during connection of the new wind farm there.
Transpower's work at Karapiro a complex job in a live substation
Transpower to do critical work during New Zealand’s four-week shut down period, alongside its key suppliers and service providers.
Transpower makes every effort to minimise disruption to communities when doing required work on our substations and lines. However there are times when a power outage is unavoidable. This is to ensure work can be completed safely by our people.
The information below is provided to assist people in preparing for a power outage. Even if there are no planned outages in your community, you should spend some time preparing for unplanned outages, which can happen at any time.
We procure ancillary services from contracted market participants to support the reliable operation of the New Zealand power system. Click on the titles below to read more on each of these services.
An Asset Capability Statement (ACS) is an enduring schedule of information parameters about assets connected to the Power System.
Asset Owners are obliged to complete a relevant ACS whenever commissioning/decommissioning or modifying their assets. To get a better understanding of the general Asset Capability Information requirements before completing one, refer to the following document.
A dispatch-capable load station (DCLS), is an electricity-using device or group of devices that has been approved by Transpower's system operator and is capable of being dispatched.
The Electricity Industry Participation (Modified Dispatchable Demand) Code Amendment came into force at on Thursday 15 May 2014. This from this date purchasers able to apply to the System Operator to become a dispatch-capable load station (DCLS).