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Residential price change trends
- All series are indexed to 2010 Q3 = 100.
- The NZIER cost index or synthetic price has been estimated for the Authority by NZIER. It is designed to represent the price at which a new entrant retailer without a generation portfolio could enter the market and sell to residential customers. A report describing the NZIER synthetic price and an accompanying spreadsheet detailing its construction, underlying data, and input assumptions is available at www.emi.ea.govt.nz/Datasets/Supplementary_information/2014/20140720_NZIER_synthetic_retail_price.
- The MBIE QSDEP is the Quarterly Survey of Domestic Electricity Prices prepared by MBIE and is available at www.med.govt.nz/sectors-industries/energy/energy-modelling/data/prices/electricity-prices.
- The CPI electricity component is the contribution of electricity to changes in the quarterly Consumer Price Index published by Statistics New Zealand and is available at www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/economic_indicators/cpi_inflation/info-releases.aspx.