The ever-evolving challenge of electricity supply & demand
The events of Spring 2018 put a spotlight on the wholesale electricity market. James Stevenson-Wallace, Chief Executive of the Electricity Authority, says getting the balance of electricity supply and demand right is a complex task and one that is always evolving.
The New Zealand wholesale market has been around since 1996 and is regarded as having reached a relatively mature stage of development. Its purpose is to balance supply and demand, allo