Pricing at Network Tasman’s EV charging stations will change from 1 November 2018

Published 31/10/2018

Pricing for the use of Network Tasman's three public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Nelson City, Richmond and Takaka will change to 40c per kWh from 1 November 2018. Previously, users of Network Tasman's charging station paid 25c per kWh and 25c per minute of charging time. "We think that this change will simplify and reduce the overall price for users of the charging stations and will be welcomed by users," says Network Tasman's Chief Executive, Oliver Kearney. "Customer feedback since we introduced pricing in August 2018 was...

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Looking after your service line

Published 31/10/2018

The 'service line' is the power line that runs from your property boundary into your house. Service lines are usually owned by the property owner, not the electricity network. Service lines may be overhead or underground. In some cases, particularly on rural properties, the service line may be attached to one or more privately-owned poles. It is a good idea to check your service line (and poles, if you have them) from time-to-time because lack of maintenance can lead to a loss of supply or a...

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Planned power outages – what you need to know

Published 04/10/2018

In order to carry out work safely on the electricity network we sometimes have to turn off the power. While no restrictions apply to the days of the week or times of the day that we can schedule an outage, we try to choose times that are the least disruptive to the majority of people or least disruptive to the most energy-reliant customer affected. If an outage will mostly affect residential customers, we try to schedule it on weekdays between 9:00am and 4:00pm. If it's mostly going to...

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Network Tasman’s Discount is on its way

Published 18/09/2018

Network Tasman's consumers will receive a discount credit on their September or October power bill. $6m of discounts to be provided to consumers Network Tasman will credit a total of $6m to consumers September or October power bills. Consumer ownership and a focus on cost efficiency has enabled Network Tasman to credit $165 million of discounts back to consumers in the region since the discount scheme's inception in 1994. Eligibility To be eligible for a Network Tasman discount a consumer must have an active...

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