We would like to thank James Tipping and Peter Lilley of
Trustpower for acting as project sponsors and the main source of
information. Ben Curry, CEO of RDRML also deserves thanks for the time he
has put aside to answer our many questions on the operation of the RDR.
Lastly also to our supervisors Shane Dye and John Raffensperger who have
provided help and guidance to us during the course of this project.
About the Authors
Chris Blackmore and Owen Warburton completed
this Honours Project in pratial fulfilment of the requirements for Bachelor
of Commerce with Honours degree in Management Science. Chris is currently in
his sixth year of study at the University of Canterbury, having completed a
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Bachelor of Commerce in Management
Science, now focusing on Operations Research. Owen Warburton is currently
in his fourth year of study having completed a Bachelor of Science majoring
in Management Science. Both Owen and Chris are moving into the workforce in
2011 to work in various Operations Research related fields.