Energy generation and markets
We have a central role in monitoring and advising on energy markets to ensure that electricity, gas and liquid fuel are delivered in a safe, efficient, fair, reliable and environmentally sustainable manner.
In this section
This section covers the electricity industry's regulatory framework, how the industry works in New Zealand, how to apply for electricity operator status and the Smart Grid Forum.
The Government is exploring measures to ensure electricity is reliable, affordable and resilient during the transition to an expanded and more renewable electricity system.
This section covers oil security, the oil emergency response strategy, engine fuel quality, biofuels, the Fuel Market Financial Performance Study 2017 and duties, taxes and direct levies on motor fuels.
We have a central role in governing, monitoring and advising on the gas market to ensure that gas is delivered in a safe, efficient, fair, reliable and environmentally sustainable manner.
Geothermal energy is extracted from heat deep beneath the earth’s surface. New Zealand is particularly rich in geothermal energy, especially in the Taupo and Kawerau regions.
The Government wants to enable the development of offshore renewable energy as Aotearoa New Zealand transitions to a low emissions future.