Evolving technologies and business models

This programme covers initiatives to reduce inefficient barriers to development and use of evolving technologies and business models across the supply chain.

Current projects

  • Demand response

    The Authority has updated its demand response principles for the New Zealand electricity sector

    Latest Activity: 29 Jun 2018 Demand response principles - 2018 update

  • Multiple Trading Relationships

    Evolving technologies and new business models will lead to more participation in the electricity industry, which will promote competition and choice, and deliver significant reliability benefits to consumers. This change will give consumers more choice i

    Latest Activity: 28 Nov 2017 – 27 Feb 2018 Multiple trading relationships

  • Data and data exchanges for market transactions

    The electricity industry is changing rapidly as technology and new business models make it possible to do things differently. These changes are providing low-cost opportunities to bring new sources of generation, storage and demand response into the marke

    Latest Activity: 26 Sep – 7 Nov 2017 Data and data exchanges for market transactions

  • Enabling Mass Participation

    Evolving technologies and new business models will deliver substantial benefits for New Zealand electricity consumers.

    Latest Activity: 30 May – 11 Jul 2017 Enabling mass participation in the electricity market: How can we promote innovation and participation?

  • Participation of new generating technologies in the wholesale market

    We intend to investigate and address any barriers in the Code to the efficient operation of new grid scale generating technologies in the wholesale market (eg, offer, dispatch, spot price arbitrage and ancillary service market participation).

    Latest Activity: 24 Sep 2018