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Transpower pays firms to stop using peak power

posted Sep 14, 2010, 10:06 PM by ema-1 ema-1   [ updated Sep 14, 2010, 10:30 PM ]
August 2010 

"The initiative is intended to allow the equivalent of up to 60 Megawatts of electricity production - equivalent to a year's average load growth - to be taken out of the electricity system when required, allowing Transpower the chance to save millions of dollars by delaying further grid upgrades"