Opposite are lists of documents published by Counties Power. Selecting the title will download an Adobe Reader version of the document.
The Disclosure column links to those documents that regulatory bodies such as the Commerce Commission require from electricity lines companies.
The Publication column links to those document likely to be of more interest to the general enquirer.
The Pricing and Discounts column has details of how Counties Power structures its line-pricing and discounts.
An Asset Management Plan covering the 10 year planning period from 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2023 has been prepared by Counties Power and approved by the Counties Power Board of Directors.
The AMP has been made publicly available pursuant to the Electricity Distribution Information Disclosure Determination 2012. The next AMP will be available by 31st March 2014.
Under the Electricity Governance (Security of Supply) Regulations 2008, all electricity distributors are required to prepare a Participant Outage Plan. This document must be consistent with the Electricity Commission's Security of Supply Outage Plan and is required for managing severe energy shortages - although these are highly unlikely - and include details of how rolling outages would be planned and implemented.
Rolling power outages are a last resort measure for managing severe energy shortages. Under normal conditions they should not be necessary, but it is prudent to plan for contingencies where they may be required.
In accordance with regulation 8G of the said Regulations, Counties Power is required to make its Participant Outage Plan available to the public after approval from the Electricity Commission. This plan, approved by the Electricity Commission on 7-May-2010, can be viewed at the following link.