Questions continue over Monday night blackouts

Ian Llewellyn
Wed, 11 Aug 2021

Questions continue over Monday night blackouts
Energy minister Megan Woods and many others have unanswered questions over blackouts (Image: Getty)
Ian Llewellyn
Wed, 11 Aug 2021
More questions are being asked about Transpower’s handling of electricity allocation and its part in the cause of blackouts on Monday night.David Parker, speaking on behalf of energy minister Megan Woods, said today there were questions to be answered about both demand control, the supply side’s failure to fire up sufficient generation, and communications between all parts of the sector.Two inquiries were underway. “The first of those inquiries looking into that is required by a matter of contract between Transpower and the El...

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