About the System Operator

We provide the real-time services needed to ensure the security of New Zealand’s power system.

What you need to know about us

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There are two key parts to our business, which reflect New Zealand legislation requirements for the power system. As the Grid Owner, we own and operate the National Grid. As the System Operator, we are responsible for managing the real-time power system and operating the wholesale electricity market.

Read more about what we do in our role as the System Operator of New Zealand’s power system.

How things work

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We have developed a learning centre to cover various concepts relating to the management of New Zealand's power system.