Northlanders are being hit with some of the highest proposed power price increases in the country, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.
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New Zealand First is demanding serious changes to the Electricity Authority and total revision of the proposed Transpower Pricing Methodology.
Ashburton’s 18,709 electricity consumers will face the largest average price increases in New Zealand at almost $449 a connection under proposals put out today by the Electricity Authority, says New Zealand First.
As predicted, many in regional NZ are likely to be slammed with higher power charges to guarantee profits and fat salaries of big energy companies and the Electricity Authority, says New Zealand First.
It’s unacceptable Regional New Zealand is likely to be on the sharp end of the Electricity Authority’s proposed price changes for getting electricity from the national grid, says New Zealand First.
With state-owned Transpower making an after tax profit of $73.8 million in just the six months to 31 December 2014, New Zealand First believes these profits must be used to smooth transmission price increases planned for households, businesses an
West Coasters and Northlanders are facing higher charges proposed by the Electricity Authority, says New Zealand First.
Prime Minister John Key has unashamedly allowed energy companies to rip off Kiwi families through the emissions trading scheme (ETS) to the tune of $1.4 billion, says New Zealand First.
As the cold bites our heaters are going on, and our power bills are going up.
Our power bills have much in common with the salaries and the costs of the electricity industry – they are high.
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The blame game is alive and well as electricity prices continue to go up under the National Government.
The Government should ensure that energy is supplied at a fair and reasonable price for consumers says New Zealand First.