It provides a high-level overview of retail companies, distribution companies, the transmission grid, generation companies and the electricity market. It also shows how these areas interact with each other, so is a handy reference tool for those who are learning about the industry.

We have recently updated our Electricity in New Zealand publication. Electricity in New Zealand is produced every 3-4 years.

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Electricity in New Zealand

Last updated: 12 October 2020