Electricity Authority


The Electricity Authority is an independent Crown entity established under the Electricity Industry Act 2010 to oversee the governance and operation of New Zealand's electricity market.

The Electricity Authority's objective is to promote competition in, reliable supply by, and the efficient operation of, the electricity industry for the long-term benefit of consumers. Its functions include developing and administering the Electricity Industry Participation Code 2010, facilitating and monitoring market performance, and monitoring and enforcing compliance.

The Electricity Authority succeeded the Electricity Commission on 1 November 2010, as one of a number of sector changes introduced under the Electricity Industry Act 2010.

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