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Winners and losers in electricity price changes

Ian Llewellyn
Fri, 08 Oct 2021

How the cost of getting electricity around the country is divvied up is set to change. (Image: Getty)
Ian Llewellyn
Fri, 08 Oct 2021
There are some big winners and losers in the latest attempt to reform how the costs of electricity transmission are allocated.The Electricity Authority (EA) has released its final proposals to reset the transmission pricing methodology (TPM) after years of argument, court cases and political debate.At the heart of the work is how the $800 million a year it costs for Transpower to deliver electricity around the country is divvied up across the sector.The authority wants to move to an approach where charges are more closely aligned to both the be...

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