The Use-of-System Agreement is a contract between an electricity network (e.g. Aurora Energy) and an electricity retailer that sets out the terms so the retailer can use the local electricity network to supply electricity to its customers. The agreements cover how tariffs are structured, service levels and dispute resolution.

Aurora Energy has adopted the Electricity Authority's Model Use-of-System Agreements published in September 2012, with a minimal number of deviations, as noted below:

Non-standard Contract Disclosures

Clause 2.4.12 of the Electricity Distribution Information Disclosure Determination 2012 requires Aurora Energy to publicly disclose prescribed terms and conditions (as defined in clause 1.4.3) of non-standard contracts. Aurora Energy has two such contracts.

Electricity retailer use of system agreements

Here is Aurora Energy voluntary information disclosure regarding Use-of-System Agreements with electricity retailers, as recommended by the Electricity Authority.

Community Power

Contact Energy


Electric Kiwi


Flick Electric

Genesis Energy

King Country Energy

MAD Power

Mercury Energy

Meridian Energy

Nova Energy (Nova Gas)

Opunake Hydro

Payless Energy

Pioneer Energy


Prime Energy

Pulse UtilitiesĀ 

Simply Energy

Switch Utilities


YES Power