Your electricity discount is on its way

Published 18/09/2019

Network Tasman's consumers will receive a discount credit on their September or October power bill. $5.7m of discounts to be provided to consumers Network Tasman will credit a total of $5.7m to consumers' September or October power bills. Consumer ownership and a focus on cost efficiency has enabled Network Tasman to credit $178 million of discounts back to consumers in the region since the discount scheme's inception in 1994. "Network Tasman expects to credit $11.9m in discounts back to consumers in 2019/20 —$5.7m this...

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Network Tasman is your consumer-owned electricity distributor

Published 28/08/2019

This column explains what Network Tasman is, what the benefits of consumer ownership are and how we are different from the company you pay for your electricity. The diagram shows you how Network Tasman fits into the electricity industry. 1. GENERATION Generation companies use water, wind, gas, geothermal energy, steam, or coal to generate electricity. > There are more than 219 electricity generation stations in New Zealand 2. TRANSMISSION The national transmission grid transports high voltage electricity from generators, which are often located in...

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Network Tasman Annual Result March 2019

Published 26/07/2019

Electricity lines company Network Tasman Limited achieved an operating surplus after tax of $9.7 million for the year ended 31 March 2019. This year's financial result reflects strong contributions from all of the company's businesses including the core electricity, fibre and investment property business units. Buoyant regional growth continued in Network Tasman's electricity distribution area, with consumer connections increasing by 529 for the year (1.3%), while total electricity distributed through the system increased by 1.9% to 761 GWh. Network Tasman Chairman, John McCliskie said that "our network...

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Getting set up for solar power generation

Published 24/07/2019

On a sunny day, solar power generation systems connected to our network produce enough electricity to run more than 800 average sized houses. It's important for us to know when new solar generation systems (known as photovoltaic or PV systems) are planned for connection to the network because we need to make sure the equipment meets required technical standards and is set correctly to maintain a good level of power quality for everyone using the network. We also need to know where PV systems are so we can keep line...

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