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Refining NZ eyes low-carbon opportunities

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:39:39 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Refining NZ says it is reviewing its activities and potential opportunities to improve shareholder returns in the medium and long term. More >>

Mercury storage slides to two-year low

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:38:37 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Hydro storage in Lake Taupo has fallen to a two-year low after unusually dry weather in the central North Island in recent weeks. More >>

New central Dunedin District Energy Scheme considered

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:22:26 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

Potential for an eco-friendly energy system for central Dunedin came a step closer this month with the city’s major institutions adding their signature to a collaborative Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).More >>

October 2018 power switching stats released

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:30:32 +1300 | Electricity Authority

The latest monthly statistics show 38,870 New Zealand households changed electricity supplier during October. More >>

Contact looking again at wind

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:45:16 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Contact Energy is looking again at wind generation and may carry out some preliminary investigations during the next two years. More >>

MBIE’s GHG Figures Define Clean Energy

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:16:02 +1300 | Azwood Energy

MBIE has released figures which illustrate wood fuel is the cleanest energy consumed for process heat in New Zealand, by a huge margin. The data indicates that replacing fossil fuels with wood energy could drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, ...More >>

EECA seeks feedback on 2019/20 energy levies

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:18:07 +1300 | EECA

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is seeking feedback on its proposed energy levy-funded activities for the 2019/20 year. More >>

Unrepentent Stiassny lashes out at final Vector AGM

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:23:17 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) - Outgoing Vector chairman Michael Stiassny has delivered a no-holds-barred speech at his last AGM with the electricity lines company, including accusing Vector’s majority shareholder of a personal vendetta against him and anyone ...More >>

Genesis says no collusion among generators

Fri, 9 Nov 2018 19:59:09 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - Genesis Energy says recent stress in the wholesale electricity market does not mean the major generators have colluded against the rest of the sector. More >>

‘World First’ Enables Kiwis to Meet Climate Change Challenge

Fri, 9 Nov 2018 16:13:04 +1300 | SolarCity

‘World First’ Enables Kiwis to Meet Climate Change Challenge and Cut Power Bills In Half Solarcity, New Zealand’s leading solar power company has teamed up with Panasonic the world’s leading battery manufacturer, to launch a world first. A ...More >>

Independent Power Retailers Lay Joint Complaint to EA

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 20:10:19 +1300 | Joint Press Release

NZ’s Largest Independent Power Retailers Lay Joint Complaint to Electricity Authority, Calling for Urgent Action More >>

NZ still waiting for lightbulb moment from Woods

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 17:10:33 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

The Government must wince every time the Energy Minister gets questioned on her portfolio given her lack of detail, National’s Energy and Resources spokesperson Jonathan Young says.More >>

National will reverse, repair poorly planned ban

Wed, 7 Nov 2018 19:22:24 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

It’s a dark day for the energy sector now that the Government has rammed through its ban on new offshore exploration, a ban National will reverse, National’s Energy and Resources spokesperson Jonathan Young says.More >>

Oil and gas ban passes into law

Wed, 7 Nov 2018 19:21:10 +1300 | Greenpeace New Zealand

7th November 2018: Greenpeace today welcomes the passing of legislation that puts the ban on new oil and gas permits into law. More >>

Oil and gas legislation creates major uncertainty

Wed, 7 Nov 2018 19:19:35 +1300 | PEPANZ

Workers and communities have once again been ignored with the Government rushing through a law change tonight ending new offshore oil and gas exploration permits, says the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ).More >>

Green Party celebrate passing of oil and gas bill

Wed, 7 Nov 2018 19:18:09 +1300 | Green Party

The Green Party is celebrating the passing of the Crown Minerals Amendment Bill, ensuring we are act meaningfully to address climate change in Aotearoa. More >>

Minister reveals woeful ignorance of power prices

Tue, 6 Nov 2018 17:36:00 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

The Minister of Energy’s woeful ignorance of New Zealand electricity prices raises wider concerns about her stewardship of major energy reforms set to become law this week,More >>

Contact says earnings ahead of last year, eyes geothermal

Tue, 6 Nov 2018 13:57:45 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 6 (BusinessDesk) - Contact Energy says its operating earnings during the past four months are ahead of last year. More >>

CORRECT: Trustpower warns of 2019 dry-year risk

Mon, 5 Nov 2018 16:57:48 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Trustpower says a dry year in 2019 is a “real possibility” and warns that some retailers may not be prepared for it. More >>

Trustpower warns of 2019 dry-year risk

Mon, 5 Nov 2018 13:22:25 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Trustpower says a dry year in 2019 is a “real possibility” and warns that some retailers may not be prepared for it. More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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