Policy Statement

A link to the latest version of the policy statement is available on this page.  During any consultation period links to the consultation pages are also published here.

Transpower as System Operator's has the role to co-ordinate and manage the real time transmission of electricity on the national grid. Obligations are set out in the Electricity Industry Participation Code (the 'Code') which include a policy statement.

The system operator obligations are set out in Part 7 and 8 of the Code. These obligations include a Policy Statement on how Transpower will meet those obligations.

Policy Statement Commencing 21 June 2016

The Policy Statement has a biennial review cycle, this is carried out by the Transpower as required by the 'Code'.

Policy Statement Review 2017

Transpower as the system operator has reviewed its Policy Statement and invites comment from participants on the draft Policy Statement linked below. The current Policy Statement can be found on the link above.

Invitation to comment [ pdf 607.42 KB ]
Draft Policy Statement 2017 [ docx 356.89 KB ] (clean copy)
Draft Policy Statement 2017 [ docx 399.71 KB ] (marked up copy)

This invitation to comment extends until 28 April 2017. Responses received after this time may not be considered.  Receipt of comments will be acknowledged electronically.

Please direct all correspondence to system.operator@transpower.co.nz with the subject line “Policy Statement Review 2017”.

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