Transpower as system operator prepares a forecast of demand at conforming grid exit points (GXPs) for each trading period. This information is a key input into the market schedules; in particular, the Week-ahead Dispatch Schedule (WDS), the Non-Response Schedule (NRS) and the Price-Responsive Schedule (PRS).
Load forecast methodology
The process and methodology we use to prepare the demand forecast is made available to the Electricity Authority and to the public.
The Load Forecast and Methodology document provides an overview to assist with preparing the demand forecast.