The Commerce Commission (“Commission”) gives notice that it has amended the Electricity Distribution Services Default Price-Quality Path Determination 2015  NZCC 33 (“DPP Determination”).
The amendment is set out in the Electricity Distribution Services Default Price-Quality Path Amendment Determination 2016  NZCC 19 (“DPP Amendment Determination”).
The DPP Amendment Determination sets starting prices if Orion New Zealand Limited (“Orion”) moves onto the DPP Determination when its customised price-quality path ends. In particular, the DPP Amendment Determination amends Schedule 3 of the DPP Determination by providing for the inclusion of the calculation of allowable notional revenue applicable to Orion.
The amendment comes into effect on 1 April 2019.
Copies of the DPP Amendment Determination and the Commission’s final report are available on the Commission’s website
and are available for inspection free of charge at the Commission (during ordinary office hours), or for purchase at a reasonable price at the Commission, 44 The Terrace, Wellington.
Dated at Wellington this 13th day of October 2016.