More fallout for Transpower from Aug 9 blackouts

Ian Llewellyn
Wed, 27 Apr 2022

More fallout for Transpower from Aug 9 blackouts
Electricity systems operator Transpower faces formal complaint. (Image: Getty)
Ian Llewellyn
Wed, 27 Apr 2022
Electricity system operator Transpower is facing further rebuke for its part in the Aug 9 2021 blackouts.The Electricity Authority (EA), the system regulator, has decided to lay a formal complaint with the Rulings Panel against Transpower as the system operator over the blackouts.The panel is an independent semi-judicial body that oversees the Electricity Code that regulates the sector.The referral to the panel follows the EA investigating 10 potential breaches of the code, with the decision to refer four alleged breaches for adjudication.In No...

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

What’s in the landmark US climate and tax bill
Bloomberg | Mon, 08 Aug 2022

After an epic struggle, the US Senate has passed a landmark climate change, tax and healthcare bill that Joe Biden hopes will help the Democrats in the mid-term elections.

The Quiz FREE
QuiznessDesk, Monday, Aug 08, 2022
The Quizmaster | Mon, 08 Aug 2022

The wettest month on record has passed, so it's time to enjoy your daily quiz while basking in the sunlight. 

Ex-public servant Peter Crabtree to lead board of space tech startup Zenno
Ben Moore | Mon, 08 Aug 2022

The former head of the NZ space agency delved into the private sector after leaving the government last year.

Energy of the future: Why we need innovation

The Tomorrow’s Energy Today conference is looking at ways to develop a clean, affordable and reliable energy future, says Brendan Winitana, chair of the Sustainable Energy Association New Zealand (SEANZ).

David Kelly: 'We must learn from past mistakes'

The CEO of the Registered Master Builders Association calls for the government and the building sector to create more resilience.