Mercury NZ lifts earnings outlook

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Mercury NZ, the electricity generator-retailer formerly known as MightyRiverPower, raised its annual earnings guidance as the spell of wet weather boosted generation at its North Island hydro plants. Read more »

New tool estimates if solar panels are economic

Press Release – University of Auckland Business School

A new tool is available to help Auckland households and businesses work out whether it makes financial sense to install solar panels on their roofs. The free online calculator factors in the unique solar rooftop potential of half a million … Read more »

Blueskin Energy Ltd will not appeal turbine consent

Press Release – Blueskin Energy Ltd

Press Release: Blueskin Energy Ltd will not appeal court decision refusing consent to build New Zealands first community-led wind turbine Read more »

New Zealand Needs A Climate Change Plan

Press Release – Contact Energy

Dennis Barnes, Chief Executive of Contact Energy is urging New Zealand Inc to move past debates on technicalities and act on the climate change challenge. Read more »

Risk management and trading services for energy sector

Press Release – Simply Group

Coinciding with its 10-year anniversary and significant growth, Simply Group has launched a new arm focusing on risk management and trading services for the energy industry. Read more »

Solarcity selected as Tesla Powerwall Certified Installer

Press Release – SolarCity

21 September 2017 – New Zealand’s leading solar energy service company, solarcity, is pleased to announce it has been selected as a Tesla Powerwall Certified Installer. Read more »

ARANZ Geo Continues Geothermal Focus

Press Release – ARANZ

CHRISTCHURCH, NZ September 20, 2017 ARANZ Geo , developer of Leapfrog 3D geological modelling, has released Leapfrog Geothermal 3.4. The release is the second phase in a major development programme to provide a unified sub-surface solution … Read more »

Two New Executives Join Growing Solarcity Team

Press Release – SolarCity

20 September 2017 – solarcity has made two new appointments with Mikal Todd taking up the role of Chief Information Officer and Karen Sharp as Head of Customer Experience. Read more »

Windflow Technology calls time on turbine manufacturing

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 14 (BusinessDesk) – David Iles, a US shareholder of Windflow Technology who bankrolled its UK activities, will take control of the unprofitable turbine maker and forgive some $21 million of loans in exchange for the company’s UK subsidiaries. Read more »

Trade Me members first to meet Sunny

Press Release – SolarCity

13 September 2017 – solarcity has today begun rolling out a new artificial intelligence chatbot online service that will make it easier for Kiwis to switch to solar. Read more »

The Sunny Side of YHA Aoraki Mt Cook

Press Release – YHA NZ

YHA New Zealand have shown their commitment to sustainability by becoming the first commercial operator in Aoraki Mt Cook National Park to install solar power. Read more »

Vector to Boost Its Smart Energy Solutions

Press Release – Vector

Vector will be expanding its energy storage options for residential, industrial, and commercial customers, starting with LG Chems battery storage products. Read more »

Six finalists for Wellington Low Carbon Challenge

Press Release – Low Carbon Challenge

Six finalists for Wellington Low Carbon Challenge announced Eco-friendly surfboards, coffee converted into biodiesel and a social enterprise for periods (yes, those kinds of periods) are among finalists selected for a chance to access up to $45,000 in … Read more »

First NZ installation of next-generation solar storage

Press Release – Vector Limited

Vector subsidiary PowerSmart Solar has overseen the first New Zealand installation of a Tesla Powerwall 2 solar storage battery has taken place in Queenstown. Powerwall 2, which provides twice the power and holds twice the energy as the original Powerwall, … Read more »

Funding to look at geothermal opportunities

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government will invest $150,000 in stimulating demand for geothermal heat resources in the Bay of Plenty region, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges announced today. Read more »

James Tipping Named Young Energy Professional of the Year

Press Release – Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards

Trustpowers James Tipping named NZs Young Energy Professional of the Year Trustpowers Tauranga-based Manager of Strategy and Regulation, Dr James Tipping, has been announced the Young Energy Professional of the Year at the 2017 Deloitte … Read more »

Innovation Earn Chargenet NZ an Energy Award

Press Release – ChargeNet

The small and passionate ChargeNet NZ team were ecstatic to win the Innovation in Energy Award at the prestigious Deloitte Energy Excellence 2017 Awards. Founded in early 2015, ChargeNet NZ have worked tirelessly, travelling across New Zealand and … Read more »

Vector’s Australasian first in salt plant energy solution

Press Release – Vector

Vector creates Australasian first in salt plant energy solution An Australasian first to integrate a Tesla Powerpack with wind generation will soon be switched on at a salt manufacturing factory at Lake Grassmere, at the top of New Zealands … Read more »

“High time” for a Solar Revolution

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

4th August 2017 – Reports that up to a third of electricity generated for New Zealand this winter has come from the burning of coal and gas have prompted Greenpeace to call for a Solar revolution. Read more »

CORRECT: NZ Windfarms to buy Te Rere Hau wind farm assets

Article – BusinessDesk

CORRECT: NZ Windfarms to buy Te Rere Hau wind farm distribution assets from Powerco for $17.3M Read more »

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