Network Tasman's discount is on its way

Published 23/04/2019

Network Tasman's consumers will receive a discount or credit on their April or May power bill. $6.3m of discounts to be provided to consumers Network Tasman will credit a total of $6.3m to consumers' April or May power bills. Since the discount scheme's inception in 1994, consumer ownership and a focus on cost-efficiency has enabled Network Tasman to credit $171 million back to its consumers. Eligibility To be eligible for a Network Tasman discount a consumer must have had an active metered connection to...

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Load control saves you money

Published 03/04/2019

Load control is a mechanism that Network Tasman and many other lines companies use to manage the demand that heating water places on the electricity network during 'peak' demand periods, typically in the morning and early evening on the coldest winter days. Load control allows Network Tasman to shut off devices such as electrical hot water cylinders for a short time, using a ripple control system, then switch them back on during low-demand 'off-peak' periods. As a result, Network Tasman can keep costs down and pass those...

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Network Tasman lines charges decreasing from the beginning of April

Published 18/03/2019

"The price reduction is happening for several reasons," says Network Tasman CEO Oliver Kearney. "Firstly, Network Tasman's charges from Transpower for connection to the national grid have fallen and we are reducing our prices to reflect this. Secondly, in addition to our existing low-user plan we are introducing a standard pricing plan for those consumers that fall outside the low-user regulations. These changes will improve the fairness of our charges for our consumers and ensure that lines charges better reflect the costs of our services. "This means our charges...

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Network Tasman Introduces Associate Director Programme

Published 11/03/2019

Consumer-owned electricity lines business Network Tasman Limited and shareholder Network Tasman Trust is introducing an Associate Director Programme designed to offer emerging directors the opportunity to accelerate their boardroom experience for a period of twelve months on the board of Network Tasman. Network Tasman board chair John McCliskie said "The aim of the programme is to enhance the capability of senior leaders embarking on a governance career and to increase the availability of talented people for appointment to boards within the Nelson/Tasman region." "On behalf of the trustees...

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