Transmission changes may discourage new generation - Tilt, Oji

Transmission changes may discourage new generation - Tilt, Oji
Gavin Evans
Tilt Renewables says proposed changes to transmission pricing may make it harder to fund new generation projects, particularly regional projects or those developed by smaller players.The Electricity Authority’s plan to allocate some transmission costs on the basis of estimated benefits users receive will be difficult, and those benefits may change over time depending on expansion - or closure - of major users and generators, it says.Investors will lack “any degree of certainty” on life-time transmission costs when new projects – like the 133-me...

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