Morrison & Co-linked fund raises 1.87B RMB for renewables

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) – HRL Morrison & Co subsidiary JIDA Capital Partners and Shenzhen-based CGN Private Equity Fund Management have raised 1.87 billion Chinese yuan (NZ$451.7 million) from institutional investors to launch a new fund focusing … Read more »

Carbon Conscious falls foul of NZ foreign investor rules

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 4 (BusinessDesk) – ASX-listed carbon emissions abatement firm Carbon Conscious has fallen foul of the New Zealand Overseas Investment Office for using a New Zealand company to invest in sensitive rural land to speed up its plans to plant trees on … Read more »

Demand for NZ company’s expertise in geothermal energy

Press Release – IESE

With Japans demand for geothermal energy continuing to grow Auckland company International Earth Sciences (IESE) is looking to take advantage of the burgeoning market. Read more »

Calibre Consulting wins Silver at INNOVATE NZ Awards

Press Release – Calibre Consulting

Calibre Consulting has won a Silver Award at the 2015 INNOVATE NZ Awards of Excellence for the improvements made to the anaerobic digestion systems at Palmerston North City Councils (PNCC) Waste Water Treatment Plant. Read more »

Hurunui Water Project halts development of Waitohi

Press Release – SenateSHJ

The Board of the Hurunui Water Project (HWP) has halted project development on a North Canterbury irrigation scheme while awaiting a final ruling from the Environment Court. Read more »

Old school brings new hope with clean energy

Press Release – SolarCity

Nelson, 17 July, 2015 – One of New Zealands oldest primary schools is embracing the latest technology to save money on powering its classrooms and help combat climate change. Read more »

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wins Eco-Couture Award

Press Release – James Cook Hotel

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is delighted to confirm winning the Eco-Couture Award at the 2015 Wellington Gold Awards at the TSB Bank Arena, held on the 9th July. Read more »

Auckland’s trains going all-electric

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Aucklands rail network will be all-electric from next Monday 20 July. New trains will be operating all services on the electrified network from Papakura in the south to Swanson in the west. Read more »

Carbon recycler LanzaTech narrows loss to $34.7M

Article – BusinessDesk

July 8 (BusinessDesk) – LanzaTech New Zealand, the NZ-founded carbon recycling company, narrowed its annual loss as the company shifts into commercialisation from its previous development phase. Read more »

ETI Dynamics, Greenhouse Capital team up for exports

Article – BusinessDesk

ETI Dynamics, NZ’s Greenhouse Capital team up for $100 mln in kiwi clean-tech exports Read more »

Kiwis First in the World to Fuel Their Cars From Beer

Press Release – Spark Activate

Kiwis First in the World to Fuel Their Cars From the by-Product of Beer Read more »

Two young Kiwis chosen to become Future Energy Leaders

Press Release – Business NZ

The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) is pleased to announce two young New Zealanders are on their way to becoming the next generation of energy leaders,capable of solving the worlds most pressing challenges around energy and sustainability. Read more »

Powerhouse Wind raises over half a million

Press Release – PledgeMe

Dunedin-based clean tech startup Powerhouse Wind yesterday closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe reaching $140,000 over its goal. Read more »

Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards 2015 Finalists Announced

Press Release – Deloitte

Minister of Energy and Resources Hon Simon Bridges states, The New Zealand energy sector is an essential part of the countrys infrastructure. It is the key to increasing our national wealth. Today the announcement of the finalists of the 2015 Deloitte … Read more »

2 years on the road and a third the cost of a diesel to run

Press Release – ZEV

Two years on the road and a third the cost of a diesel to run. Read more »

AUT student journalists report Rainbow Warrior

Press Release – Pacific Media Centre Read more »

Kiwis Find Way To Drink Beer And Save The World

Press Release – DB Export

New Zealand beer brand DB Export is announcing it is on a mission to harness the power of drinking beer to save the world. In a New Zealand first, DB Export is attempting to make the country’s first ever commercially viable biofuel from the by-products … Read more »

Analysis company IES turns a profit in private hands

Article – BusinessDesk

June 4 (BusinessDesk) – International Earth Sciences, which specialises in geothermal and micro-seismic analysis, has turned a profit just six months after being taken into private ownership from the University of Auckland. Read more »

Led by sunny South Island, solar panel uptake triples

Press Release – NZPA

More homes and businesses are harnessing the power of the sun to help lower their power bills, according to a new analysis by the Electricity Networks Association (ENA). Read more »

Bioenergy Association and EECA collaborate

Press Release – Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association has signed a collaboration agreement with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) to encourage New Zealand businesses to use more bioenergy. Read more »

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