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Vote Energy - Supplementary Estimates 2011/12

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister for Climate Change Issues (M12), Minister of Energy and Resources (M28)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Ministry of Economic Development

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Minister for Economic Development

Details of Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations - Energy
  2011/12
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type Estimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

     

Administration of Gas, Electricity and Energy Efficiency Regulations and related Acts (M28)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of advice on administration and associated policy work, Ministerial servicing and decision support for the Minister in relation to, and the administration of the regimes for: gas and electricity safety; energy efficiency and conservation; the supply, quality and measurement of gas and electricity; and fuel quality monitoring.
5,680 (550) 5,130

Emissions Trading Implementation (M12)

This appropriation is limited to the implementation and administration of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme.
4,847 (3,213) 1,634

Energy and Resource Information Services (M28)

Provision of information and technical advice on energy and resources, the management of the response to any international disruption in oil supplies, and the management of New Zealand's energy-related international relations.
1,106 3,227 4,333

Energy and Resource Information Services RDA (M28)

Provision of information and technical advice on energy and resources, the management of the response to any international disruption in oil supplies, and the management of New Zealand's energy-related international relations.
1,827 - 1,827

Management of the Crown Mineral Estate (M28)

Allocation and management of Crown-owned petroleum, coal and mineral resources under the Crown Minerals Act 1991 and minerals programmes issued under the Act.
14,871 237 15,108

Policy Advice on Energy and Resource Issues (M28)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of policy advice, ministerial servicing, and decision support for the Minister in relation to the operation of energy and resource markets (electricity, oil, gas, geothermal, coal, minerals and related natural resources) and energy efficiency and conservation issues, including Treaty of Waitangi issues in relation to natural resources in particular mineral and energy resources. It also includes purchase of ownership and purchase advice on Crown entities.
6,619 - 6,619

Provision of Climate Change Unit Register and Information (M12)

This appropriation is limited to services relating to the operation of a register to enable the allocation and trading of climate change units under the Climate Change Response Act 2002.
1,559 (1,035) 524

Total Departmental Output Expenses

36,509 (1,334) 35,175

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

     

Electricity Industry Governance and Market Operations (M28)

This appropriation is limited to formulating, monitoring and enforcing compliance with the regulations and rules governing the electricity industry and other outputs in accordance with the statutory functions under the Electricity Industry Act; and delivery of core electricity system and market operation functions, carried out under service provider contracts.
62,535 - 62,535

Energy Efficiency and Conservation MCOA (M28)

42,943 (4,697) 38,246
Electricity Efficiency
This output class is limited to:
- conducting electricity efficiency research, and
- development and administration of programmes that provide incentives for cost-effective energy efficiency and conservation, aimed at changing market behaviours.
17,519 (4,519) 13,000
Energy Efficiency and Conservation
This output class is limited to operational and policy outputs in accordance with statutory functions under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act 2000 and the government's energy strategies.
25,424 (178) 25,246

Maintenance and Operation of Whirinaki (M28)

Largely fixed operating and maintenance costs for Whirinaki power station including the Contact Operating and Maintenance contract, depreciation on the plant and obligations arising under the Reserve Generation Capacity Agreement.
2,000 600 2,600

Management of IEA Oil Stocks (M28)

For the cost of managing and funding of oil stocks to meet International Energy Agency obligations.
3,000 - 3,000

Reserve Energy and Emergency Measures-Availability Costs (M28)

Funds the cost of having reserve electricity capacity and capability available, including:
1. tendering for reserve energy and emergency options; and
2. ensuring availability of reserve energy capacity.
Does not include cost of supply of reserve energy (fuel) or implementation of emergency measures.
6,245 4,425 10,670

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

116,723 328 117,051

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

     

Air Quality Grants and Assistance (M28)

This appropriation is limited to assistance for the decommissioning of high-emission heating options to improve air quality in polluted airsheds.
- 1,100 1,100

Biodiesel Grants (M28)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of grants to New Zealand biodiesel producers.
9,000 (8,200) 800

Crown Contribution to Pike River Recovery and Related Matters (M28)

This appropriation is limited to providing a Crown contribution towards the potential recovery of bodies in the Pike River Coal Mine and related matters.
- 5,000 5,000

Electricity Litigation Fund (M28)

This appropriation is limited to ensuring that the regulatory body for the electricity industry is able to participate in litigation effectively and without delay.
444 - 444

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Grants and Assistance (M28)

This appropriation is limited to the Crown's contribution to fund improvements to the energy efficiency of New Zealand businesses and homes and increased use of renewable energy.
1,038 912 1,950

International Energy Agency Contribution (M28)

Payment of contributions towards the cost of energy-related research undertaken by the International Energy Agency.
150 - 150

International Energy Agency Subscription (M28)

Payment of annual subscription for membership of the International Energy Agency.
170 - 170

Ministry of Energy Residual Liabilities (M28)

Payment of residual liabilities of the former Ministry of Energy and to meet urgent mine restoration and rehabilitation relating to the operations of the state coal mines prior to 1987.
199 - 199

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

11,001 (1,188) 9,813

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

     

Crown Energy Efficiency (M28)

This capital expenditure appropriation is limited to provision of funding for the Crown loans scheme to assist public sector agencies in implementing energy efficiency projects.
2,000 - 2,000

Total Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

2,000 - 2,000

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

166,233 (2,194) 164,039

Details of Multi-Year Appropriations

Multi-Year Appropriations - Energy
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriation, Adjustments and Use $000

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

   

Acquisition of Petroleum Exploration Data (M28)

This appropriation is limited to the acquisition of seismic information relating to New Zealand’s offshore petroleum basins.

Commences: 1 July 2009

Expires: 30 June 2014

Original Appropriation 20,000
Adjustments for 2010/11 -
Adjustments to 2011/12 -
Adjusted Appropriation 20,000
Actual to 2010/11 Year End 14,124
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 3,876
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 -
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 2,000

Generating Reserve Electricity At Whirinaki (M28)

To cover Whirinaki Reserve Energy Plant security of supply costs, excluding those covered by the annual appropriation entitled Maintenance and Operation of Whirinaki. Predominantly expected to cover purchase of fuel against the event that the plant is required to generate reserve electricity.

Commences: 1 July 2007

Expires: 30 June 2012

Original Appropriation 49,045
Adjustments for 2010/11 94,956
Adjustments to 2011/12 -
Adjusted Appropriation 144,001
Actual to 2010/11 Year End 33,768
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 5,340
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 -
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 104,893

Reserve Energy and Emergency Measures - Variable (M28)

To cover Electricity Commission costs relating to the: 1. net variable operating costs of the Whirinaki Reserve Energy Plant when used to provide reserve energy, and 2. implementation of emergency measures.

Commences: 1 July 2007

Expires: 30 June 2012

Original Appropriation 5,000
Adjustments for 2010/11 (4,750)
Adjustments to 2011/12 (43)
Adjusted Appropriation 207
Actual to 2010/11 Year End (2,358)
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 -
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 -
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 2,565

Reserve Energy and Emergency Measures - Variable Costs (M28)

This appropriation is limited to net variable operating costs of the Whirinaki Reserve Energy Plant when used to provide reserve energy; and implementation of emergency measures.

Commences: 1 November 2010

Expires: 30 June 2012

Original Appropriation 4,867
Adjustments for 2010/11 -
Adjustments to 2011/12 -
Adjusted Appropriation 4,867
Actual to 2010/11 Year End 205
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 -
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 -
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 4,662

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

   

Contestable Fund for Deployment of Marine Energy Devices (M28)

This appropriation is limited to a contestable fund for marine energy generation and associated administration.

Commences: 1 July 2011

Expires: 30 June 2016

Original Appropriation 4,949
Adjustments for 2010/11 -
Adjustments to 2011/12 (1,852)
Adjusted Appropriation 3,097
Actual to 2010/11 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 1,143
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 780
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 1,174

Promoting and Facilitating Customer Switching (M28)

This appropriation is limited to facilitating, and promoting increased switching of electricity suppliers to consumers.

Commences: 1 November 2010

Expires: 30 April 2014

Original Appropriation 10,500
Adjustments for 2010/11 -
Adjustments to 2011/12 -
Adjusted Appropriation 10,500
Actual to 2010/11 Year End 1,499
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 3,501
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 3,500
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 2,000

Ratana Housing Repairs (M28)

This appropriation is limited to the repair of housing at Ratana to a standard which improves the overall safety and energy efficiency of the house and enables the installation of clean-heating devices and insulation.

Commences: 6 December 2010

Expires: 30 June 2013

Original Appropriation 2,060
Adjustments for 2010/11 -
Adjustments to 2011/12 -
Adjusted Appropriation 2,060
Actual to 2010/11 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 350
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 1,710
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Warm Up New Zealand (M28)

This appropriation is limited to grants towards insulation and clean heating devices to make New Zealand homes healthier and more energy efficient.

Commences: 1 January 2010

Expires: 30 June 2014

Original Appropriation 244,950
Adjustments for 2010/11 32,118
Adjustments to 2011/12 (2,000)
Adjusted Appropriation 275,068
Actual to 2010/11 Year End 99,695
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 72,534
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 71,476
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 31,363

Information Supporting the Supplementary Estimates Vote Energy

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister for Climate Change Issues (M12), Minister of Energy and Resources (M28)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Ministry of Economic Development

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Minister for Economic Development

Part 1 - Summary of the Vote

Part 1.3 - Trends in the Vote

Summary of Financial Activity

Summary of Financial Activity - Energy
  2011/12
    Supplementary Estimates  
  Estimates
$000
Departmental
Transactions
$000
Non-Departmental
Transactions
$000
Total
Transactions
$000
Total
$000

Appropriations

         
Output Expenses 164,277 (1,334) 112,619 111,285 275,562
Benefits and Other Unrequited Expenses - N/A - - -
Borrowing Expenses - - - - -
Other Expenses 117,583 - (25,879) (25,879) 91,704
Capital Expenditure 2,000 - - - 2,000
Intelligence and Security Department Expenses and Capital Expenditure - - N/A - -

Total Appropriations

283,860 (1,334) 86,740 85,406 369,266

Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts

         
Tax Revenue 37,874 N/A - - 37,874
Non-Tax Revenue 447,736 N/A (2,519) (2,519) 445,217
Capital Receipts 2,000 N/A 33,000 33,000 35,000

Total Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts

487,610 N/A 30,481 30,481 518,091

Part 2 - Details and Expected Performance for Output Expenses

Part 2.1 - Departmental Output Expenses

Administration of Gas, Electricity and Energy Efficiency Regulations and related Acts (M28)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of advice on administration and associated policy work, Ministerial servicing and decision support for the Minister in relation to, and the administration of the regimes for: gas and electricity safety; energy efficiency and conservation; the supply, quality and measurement of gas and electricity; and fuel quality monitoring.

Expenses and Revenue

Expenses and Revenue - Administration of Gas, Electricity and Energy Efficiency Regulations and related Acts (M28) - Energy
  2011/12
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 5,680 (550) 5,130
Revenue from Crown 249 - 249
Revenue from Other 5,502 (550) 4,952

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $550,000 as a result of a reduction of LPG levy revenue and associated expenses to reflect delays in the passing legislation associated with LPG safety and regulation.

Emissions Trading Implementation (M12)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to the implementation and administration of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $3.213 million as a result of a $3.713 million fiscally neutral adjustment to reflect the transfer of the Emissions Trading Scheme functions from the Ministry to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) in December 2011. This decrease was partially offset by a one-off $500,000 expense transfer from 2010/11 to 2011/12 as a result of delays in implementation of measures to combat recent security attacks on the EU registries.

Energy and Resource Information Services (M28)

Scope of Appropriation

Provision of information and technical advice on energy and resources, the management of the response to any international disruption in oil supplies, and the management of New Zealand's energy-related international relations.

Expenses and Revenue

Expenses and Revenue - Energy and Resource Information Services (M28) - Energy
  2011/12
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 1,106 3,227 4,333
Revenue from Crown 1,067 3,227 4,294
Revenue from Other 39 - 39

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $3.227 million as a result in a transfer of 2010/11 unspent funds to reflect the delays in the Minerals Prospectivity programme.

Management of the Crown Mineral Estate (M28)

Scope of Appropriation

Allocation and management of Crown-owned petroleum, coal and mineral resources under the Crown Minerals Act 1991 and minerals programmes issued under the Act.

Expenses and Revenue

Expenses and Revenue - Management of the Crown Mineral Estate (M28) - Energy
  2011/12
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 14,871 237 15,108
Revenue from Crown 8,558 237 8,795
Revenue from Other 6,320 - 6,320

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $237,000 as a result of a $487,000 expense transfer from 2010/11 to 2011/12 reflecting the delays in the Crown Minerals Agency Capability Review. This was partially offset by a transfer of $250,000 from 2011/12 to 2012/13 reflecting the delays in the Petroleum Action Plan.

Provision of Climate Change Unit Register and Information (M12)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to services relating to the operation of a register to enable the allocation and trading of climate change units under the Climate Change Response Act 2002.

Expenses and Revenue

Expenses and Revenue - Provision of Climate Change Unit Register and Information (M12) - Energy
  2011/12
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 1,559 (1,035) 524
Revenue from Crown 1,556 (1,032) 524
Revenue from Other 3 (3) -

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $1.035 million as a result of a fiscally neutral adjustment to reflect the transfer of the Climate Change functions from the Ministry to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) in December 2011.

Part 2.2 - Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Acquisition of Petroleum Exploration Data (M28)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses

Multi-Year Appropriations - Energy
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriation, Adjustments and Use $000

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

   

Acquisition of Petroleum Exploration Data (M28) (M28)

This appropriation is limited to the acquisition of seismic information relating to New Zealand’s offshore petroleum basins.

Commences: 1 July 2009

Expires: 30 June 2014

Original Appropriation 20,000
Adjustments for 2010/11 -
Adjustments to 2011/12 -
Adjusted Appropriation 20,000
Actual to 2010/11 Year End 14,124
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 3,876
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 -
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 2,000

Energy Efficiency and Conservation MCOA (M28)

Scope of Appropriation

Electricity Efficiency
This output class is limited to:
- conducting electricity efficiency research, and
- development and administration of programmes that provide incentives for cost-effective energy efficiency and conservation, aimed at changing market behaviours.
Energy Efficiency and Conservation
This output class is limited to operational and policy outputs in accordance with statutory functions under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act 2000 and the government's energy strategies.

Explanation for Use of Multi-Class Output Expense Appropriation

To combine similar output classes relating to energy efficiency.

Expenses

Expenses - Energy Efficiency and Conservation MCOA (M28) - Energy
  2011/12
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 42,943 (4,697) 38,246
Energy Efficiency and Conservation 25,424 (178) 25,246
Electricity Efficiency 17,519 (4,519) 13,000

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $4.697 million as a result of funding returned back to the Crown as savings.

Generating Reserve Electricity At Whirinaki (M28)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses

Multi-Year Appropriations - Energy
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriation, Adjustments and Use $000

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

   

Generating Reserve Electricity At Whirinaki (M28) (M28)

To cover Whirinaki Reserve Energy Plant security of supply costs, excluding those covered by the annual appropriation entitled Maintenance and Operation of Whirinaki. Predominantly expected to cover purchase of fuel against the event that the plant is required to generate reserve electricity.

Commences: 1 July 2007

Expires: 30 June 2012

Original Appropriation 49,045
Adjustments for 2010/11 94,956
Adjustments to 2011/12 -
Adjusted Appropriation 144,001
Actual to 2010/11 Year End 33,768
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 5,340
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 -
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 104,893

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $101.188 million as a result of an expense transfer of 2010/11 unspent funds.

Maintenance and Operation of Whirinaki (M28)

Scope of Appropriation

Largely fixed operating and maintenance costs for Whirinaki power station including the Contact Operating and Maintenance contract, depreciation on the plant and obligations arising under the Reserve Generation Capacity Agreement.

Expenses

Expenses - Maintenance and Operation of Whirinaki (M28) - Energy
  2011/12
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 2,000 600 2,600

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $600,000 to fund the operation of the Whirinaki power station until it was sold in December 2011.

Reserve Energy and Emergency Measures - Variable (M28)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses

Multi-Year Appropriations - Energy
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriation, Adjustments and Use $000

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

   

Reserve Energy and Emergency Measures - Variable (M28) (M28)

To cover Electricity Commission costs relating to the: 1. net variable operating costs of the Whirinaki Reserve Energy Plant when used to provide reserve energy, and 2. implementation of emergency measures.

Commences: 1 July 2007

Expires: 30 June 2012

Original Appropriation 5,000
Adjustments for 2010/11 (4,750)
Adjustments to 2011/12 (43)
Adjusted Appropriation 207
Actual to 2010/11 Year End (2,358)
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 -
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 -
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 2,565

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $2.565 million as a result of an automatic expense transfer of 2010/11 unspent funds.

Reserve Energy and Emergency Measures - Variable Costs (M28)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses

Multi-Year Appropriations - Energy
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriation, Adjustments and Use $000

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

   

Reserve Energy and Emergency Measures - Variable Costs (M28) (M28)

This appropriation is limited to net variable operating costs of the Whirinaki Reserve Energy Plant when used to provide reserve energy; and implementation of emergency measures.

Commences: 1 November 2010

Expires: 30 June 2012

Original Appropriation 4,867
Adjustments for 2010/11 -
Adjustments to 2011/12 -
Adjusted Appropriation 4,867
Actual to 2010/11 Year End 205
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 -
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 -
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 4,662

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $2.662 million as a result of an expense transfer of 2010/11 unspent funds.

Reserve Energy and Emergency Measures-Availability Costs (M28)

Scope of Appropriation

Funds the cost of having reserve electricity capacity and capability available, including:
1. tendering for reserve energy and emergency options; and
2. ensuring availability of reserve energy capacity.
Does not include cost of supply of reserve energy (fuel) or implementation of emergency measures.

Expenses

Expenses - Reserve Energy and Emergency MeasuresAvailability Costs (M28) - Energy
  2011/12
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 6,245 4,425 10,670

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $4.425 million to fund the operation of the Whirinaki Power Station until it was sold in December 2011.

Part 5 - Details and Expected Results for Other Expenses

Part 5.2 - Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Air Quality Grants and Assistance (M28)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to assistance for the decommissioning of high-emission heating options to improve air quality in polluted airsheds.

Expenses

Expenses - Air Quality Grants and Assistance (M28) - Energy
  2011/12
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation - 1,100 1,100

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation was established during 2011/12 to decommission high-emission heating options to improve air quality in polluted airsheds.

Biodiesel Grants (M28)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to the provision of grants to New Zealand biodiesel producers.

Expenses

Expenses - Biodiesel Grants (M28) - Energy
  2011/12
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 9,000 (8,200) 800

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $8.200 million as a result of $7 million in reprioritising baselines through the Four Year Budget Plan, and $1.200 million being transferred to the Energy Efficiency Conservation appropriation to assist with the expansion of the Energy Efficiency Conservation Authority's (EECA's) business energy efficiency programmes.

Contestable Fund for Deployment of Marine Energy Devices (M28)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses

Multi-Year Appropriations - Energy
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriation, Adjustments and Use $000

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

   

Contestable Fund for Deployment of Marine Energy Devices (M28) (M28)

This appropriation is limited to a contestable fund for marine energy generation and associated administration.

Commences: 1 July 2011

Expires: 30 June 2016

Original Appropriation 4,949
Adjustments for 2010/11 -
Adjustments to 2011/12 (1,852)
Adjusted Appropriation 3,097
Actual to 2010/11 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 1,143
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 780
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 1,174

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

Funding of $185,000 was transferred out of this appropriation to assist with the expansion of the Energy Efficiency Conservation Authority's (EECA's) business energy efficiency programmes.

Crown Contribution to Pike River Recovery and Related Matters (M28)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to providing a Crown contribution towards the potential recovery of bodies in the Pike River Coal Mine and related matters.

Expenses

Expenses - Crown Contribution to Pike River Recovery and Related Matters (M28) - Energy
  2011/12
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation - 5,000 5,000

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation was established during the 2011/12 year to reflect the "Pike River: Crown Contribution to Body Recovery" paper.

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Grants and Assistance (M28)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to the Crown's contribution to fund improvements to the energy efficiency of New Zealand businesses and homes and increased use of renewable energy.

Expenses

Expenses - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Grants and Assistance (M28) - Energy
  2011/12
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 1,038 912 1,950

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $912,000 as a result of a transfer of $1.522 million to assist with the "Future of the Water Heating Programme" initiative. This was partially offset by a decrease of $610,000 being transferred to the Energy Efficiency Conservation appropriation to assist with the expansion of the Energy Efficiency Conservation Authority's (EECA's) business energy efficiency programmes.

Promoting and Facilitating Customer Switching (M28)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses

Multi-Year Appropriations - Energy
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriation, Adjustments and Use $000

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

   

Promoting and Facilitating Customer Switching (M28) (M28)

This appropriation is limited to facilitating, and promoting increased switching of electricity suppliers to consumers.

Commences: 1 November 2010

Expires: 30 April 2014

Original Appropriation 10,500
Adjustments for 2010/11 -
Adjustments to 2011/12 -
Adjusted Appropriation 10,500
Actual to 2010/11 Year End 1,499
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 3,501
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 3,500
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 2,000

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

The expenditure for this appropriation was rephased as a result of an automatic transfer of $1,000 in 2010/11 unspent funds.

Ratana Housing Repairs (M28)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses

Multi-Year Appropriations - Energy
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriation, Adjustments and Use $000

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

   

Ratana Housing Repairs (M28) (M28)

This appropriation is limited to the repair of housing at Ratana to a standard which improves the overall safety and energy efficiency of the house and enables the installation of clean-heating devices and insulation.

Commences: 6 December 2010

Expires: 30 June 2013

Original Appropriation 2,060
Adjustments for 2010/11 -
Adjustments to 2011/12 -
Adjusted Appropriation 2,060
Actual to 2010/11 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 350
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 1,710
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

The expenditure for this appropriation was rephased as a result of an automatic transfer of $687,000 in 2010/11 unspent funds.

Warm Up New Zealand (M28)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses

Multi-Year Appropriations - Energy
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriation, Adjustments and Use $000

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

   

Warm Up New Zealand (M28) (M28)

This appropriation is limited to grants towards insulation and clean heating devices to make New Zealand homes healthier and more energy efficient.

Commences: 1 January 2010

Expires: 30 June 2014

Original Appropriation 244,950
Adjustments for 2010/11 32,118
Adjustments to 2011/12 (2,000)
Adjusted Appropriation 275,068
Actual to 2010/11 Year End 99,695
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 72,534
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 71,476
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 31,363

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

The expenditure for this appropriation was rephased as a result of an automatic transfer of $46.830 million in 2010/11 unspent funds.