Long-awaited grid cost-sharing paper due May 17

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 11 Apr 2016

By Pattrick Smellie April 12 (BusinessDesk) - A long-awaited recommendation on how the cost of the national electricity grid should be shared in future is due on May 17. The Electricity Authority says it will release its transmission pricing methodology paper and run an eight-week consultation. The issue has been running for years without resolution and revolves around whether South Island electricity generators and consumers pay too much for access to the grid, especially since $2 billion of upgrades over the past five years has deliv...

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