Improving electricity market performance: preliminary Ministerial report
In April 2009 the Minister of Energy and Resources appointed the Electricity Technical Advisory Group to work with the Ministry of Economic Development to review the performance of the electricity market and its governance arrangements and make recommendations on improvements. The first report which sets out the preliminary recommendations on improvements was released on 12 August 2009.
Market power and the power market
In this article, senior associate David Blacktop reviews the Wolack report on the Commerce Commission's three year investigation into whether any wholesale or retail electricity companies had breached the Commerce Act.
ETS delay likely for energy and industrial sectors
The Government is likely to push out the 2010 deadline for entry of the energy and industrial sectors into the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme.
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