Electricity Authority / Te Mana Hiko
- EA’s responsibilities include ensuring continued electricity supply, provides consumers with the opportunity to easily switch to a new supplier, and ensures reasonable prices.
- Also makes sure suppliers develop new services and pricing plans.
- Develops, administers and enforces market rules that govern areas of the electricity industry including generation, transmission, system operation, security of supply, market arrangements, metering, distribution and retail.
- Contracts service providers to operate the electricity market and system.
- Analyses and monitors the performance of the market.
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