Labour and the Greens have proposed inserting a single buyer into the wholesale level of the New Zealand electricity market, as a means of forcing a reduction in electricity prices to final consumers. Geoff Bertram discusses how such a single buyer could be structured to exercise effective control over prices and asset values in the industry while avoiding several obvious pitfalls, and what the numbers might look like.
Venue: Case Room 2 (Level ‘0’, Room 260-057) Owen Glen Building, University of Auckland.
Parking available under the OGB building.
Owen Glenn Building, University of Auckland