ENERGY CERTIFICATION ACTIVITIES IN NEW ZEALAND ARE GOVERNED BY THE NZECS SYSTEM RULES
Rules governing the certification of electricity production
Current rules version: 2.4 (Feb 2022).
Three key changes to the NZECS Rules:
Rule Change 1: Allow for an exception to the requirement that ICP details must be recorded.
Rule Change 2: Allow a Participant to redeem NZ-ECs for another energy consumer’s consumption.
Rule Change 3: Allow a Participant to redeem a quantity of NZ-ECs greater than an Energy User's level of consumption – small over redemption allowed for transactional efficiency, large over redemption is still not permitted.
Previous rules versions:
Version 2.3 - Nov 2020
Version 2.2 - May 2020
Version 2.1 - July 2019
Version 1.1 - Sep 2018
Version 1.0 - May 2018
Current version: 2.4
Rules governing the certification of gas production
Current rules version: 1.0 (Sep 2021).
This rules set provides the basis for provision of gas certification in New Zealand. This is the preliminary rules version, to be developed over time in conjunction with industry stakeholders.
Current version: 1.0