COVID-19 Response

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We have a comprehensive emergency response plan in place to maintain system security and services to New Zealand. We will be using our usual channels for industry communication during this time but will use this webpage to publish updates or additional COVID-19 related information.

Latest update and messages

1 May 2020

The system operator is communicating its approach to outage coordination and assessment during the COVID-19 epidemic. The Outage Planning Policy will continue to dictate the system operator’s approach but we will need to consider different risks to reflect the current system conditions and uncertainties. Further details can be found in this document [ pdf 226.67 KB ], which was also communicated via a Customer Advice Notice [  178.41 KB ] published on 01 May 2020.

 

Related CANs

Date CAN
1 May 2020 CAN System Operator COVID-19 Response: Outage coordination and assessment and security of supply [  178.41 KB ]
30 Apr 2020 CAN Change in ability of AUFLS to cover a North Island ECE due to demand reduction from AUFLS exempt major industrial users [  89.07 KB ]
14 Apr 2020 CAN Automatic under-frequency load shedding (AUFLS) provision considering COVID-19 situation [  89.22 KB ]
14 Apr 2020 CAN Change in ability of AUFLS to cover a North Island ECE due to demand reduction from AUFLS exempt major industrial users [  90.79 KB ]
9 Apr 2020 CAN Assessment of low loads in Upper North Island [  254.58 KB ]
30 Mar 2020 CAN System Operator COVID-19 Response webpage [  172.42 KB ]
24 Mar 2020 CAN COVID-19 response: Expected changes in load [  187.01 KB ]

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Our usual communications will also include COVID-19 Response related content where relevant