Connecting to the MainPower network ensures the electricity you purchase from your retailer gets to your property.
Click here to start your new connection application process.
MainPower regularly completes maintenance and upgrade work on our electricity network. This can result in planned power interruptions. While our electricity network is one of the most reliable in New Zealand, we do experience unplanned power outages due to a number of reasons.
Click here to view all currently planned outages.
Distributed Generation refers to energy that is generated by small scale generating technologies (eg. water, solar, wind) that is connected to the electric power network.
Information For Developers
MainPower's knowledge and experience enables us to assess the capabilities of the existing network, your needs and your proximity to existing connection points in order to plan the most economical way of servicing your development within network and local body requirements.