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A 100% Renewable Electricity Pipedream

Press Release – Azwood Energy

The Governments plan to move to wholly renewable electricity by 2035 is extravagant and could drive up electricity prices by 39 per cent, industry insiders have heard. Coupled with recent findings that fossil fuel-generated electricity production has … Read more »

We are the Rising Tide!

Press Release – Extinction Rebellion NZ

The seas are rising – but so are we! Human wave for action on climate change. Read more »

“SOUR MILK” Protest at Parliament

Press Release – Extinction Rebellion NZ

Yesterday afternoon, around 60 members of Extinction Rebellion Te Whanganui-a-Tara gathered in Parliament grounds to protest against intensive dairy farming, and the associated land damage, greenhouse gas emissions, freshwater pollution, health impacts … Read more »

Extinction Rebellion Te Whanganui-a-Tara Kick-Off Event

Press Release – Extinction Rebellion NZ

Extinction Rebellion Te Whanganui-a-Tara Kick-Off Event A Gathering of Rebels International Week of Action against climate change and the 6th mass extinction (April 15 – 20, 2019) Read more »

Solar, batteries and demand response may save $500M

Article – BusinessDesk

April 16 (BusinessDesk) – Maximising use of solar, batteries and other forms of distributed energy could save the country about $500 million long-term, the Electricity Authority has been told. Read more »

SOUR MILK – There is a sour side to our white gold

Press Release – Extinction Rebellion NZ

Extinction Rebellion (XR) Wellington will be taking action at Parliament at 3pm on the 17th of April 2019 to draw attention to the sour side of our white gold. Esteemed freshwater ecologist Dr. Mike Joy will be speaking about the issues of intensive … Read more »

Contact Energy sets science based targets

Press Release – Contact Energy

Contact Energy has become the first energy company in New Zealand to have its emission reduction targets approved by the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi). Read more »

Council flicks switch on solar power scheme

Press Release – Marlborough District Council

Marlborough ratepayers wanting to switch to solar power can now call on Council for assistance. Read more »

Power costs key to industrial electrification – MEUG

Article – BusinessDesk

March 29 (BusinessDesk) – The electricity sector and the government will have to find ways to keep power costs lower if renewable energy is to displace fossil fuels in industrial processes, the Major Electricity Users Group says. Read more »

UPDATE: Mercury commits to $256 mln Turitea wind development

Article – BusinessDesk

March 27 (BusinessDesk) – Mercury NZ plans to start site works for a $256 million wind farm south-east of Palmerston North in August. Read more »

Emission reductions must be New Zealand’s priority

Press Release – Meridian Energy

Meridian Energys Chief Executive Neal Barclay says that reducing gross fossil fuels must be the absolute priority for all New Zealand businesses. This is Meridians response to the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE) report Farms, … Read more »

Mercury commits to $256 mln Turitea wind development

Article – BusinessDesk

March 27 (BusinessDesk) – Mercury NZ plans to start site works for a $256 million wind farm south-east of Palmerston North in August. Read more »

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