(1) In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—
business day means any day of the week other than Saturday, Sunday, or a public holiday (within the meaning of the Holidays Act 2003)
capacity, in relation to a distribution network, means the capability of the network to convey electricity under a range of load and generation conditions in accordance with reasonable and prudent operating practice
congestion management policy means the policies, rules, or conditions referred to in regulation 6(2)(d)
connect, in relation to distributed generation, means to be connected to a distribution network or to a consumer installation that is connected to a distribution network
connection and operation standards, in relation to a distributor or distributed generation,—
consumer installation includes—
distributed generation means equipment used, or proposed to be used, for generating electricity that—
(a) is connected, or proposed to be connected, to a distribution network, or to a consumer installation that is connected to a distribution network; and
distribution network means the electricity lines, and associated equipment, owned or operated by a distributor, but does not include—
distributor has the same meaning as electricity distributor in section 2(1) of the Act
generator means a person who owns or operates distributed generation
reasonable and prudent operating practice, in relation to distributed generation, includes—
regulated terms means the terms set out in Schedule 2
retailer has the same meaning as electricity retailer in section 2(1) of the Act
rules means the rules called the Electricity Governance Rules made by the Minister of Energy under section 172H of the Act by notice published in the Gazette, as amended from time to time.
(2) Any term that is defined in the rules and used, but not defined, in these regulations has the same meaning as in the rules.
(3) Any term that is defined in the Act and used in these regulations, but not defined in these regulations or the rules, has the same meaning as in the Act.