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Fire ruling highlights need for change
News | 17 Sep 2017

A recent High Court judgment against Marlborough Lines is disappointing, but there is hope that new fire legislation will improve the situation, says ENA Chief Executive Graeme Peters.

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New ComCom restrictions should end calls for ringfencing
News | 30 Aug 2017

A tougher approach from the Commerce Commission on related-party transactions should halt calls for Electricity Distribution Businesses (EDBs) to ‘ringfence’ competitive services from their regulated monopoly business.

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Final pricing guidance report published
News | 17 Aug 2017

ENA has published the final version of guidance on new pricing options for electricity distributors.

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Consumers prefer simplicity for pricing
News | 31 Jul 2017

Consumers overwhelmingly value simplicity in pricing and don't want to have to think too much about their electricity pricing options

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Badly maintained trees near power lines causing outages in storms
News | 21 Jul 2017

The prolonged power outages during storms this July for consumers in lines company Powerco’s Taranaki and central-north Island area were mostly the result of trees damaging lines.

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Strength through numbers
News | 19 Jul 2017

While many of New Zealand’s 29 electricity lines networks retain local community ownership, they also gain strength and resilience through active collaboration with other networks around the country.

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The Lines Company’s pricing review suggests lessons for distribution pricing going forward
News | 17 Jul 2017

Recently released, the Electricity Authority’s review of central North Island distributor The Lines Company makes some useful statements on how distributors should introduce new tariffs.

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Joint approach to promote public safety around electricity
News | 17 Jul 2017

Christchurch lines company Orion invited neighbouring network companies, Mainpower, EA Networks and Alpine Energy to join in a collaborative public safety promotion at their site at the South Island Agricultural Field Days this year.

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Your power bill broken down
News | 17 Jul 2017

Every dollar you pay for your electricity can be broken down into five main cost components.

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Low fixed charges hold back electric vehicles
News | 08 Jun 2017

The low fixed charge is holding back adoption of technology which will reduce New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions.

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