Mercury to showcase world-leading solar technologies

Press Release – Mercury

Mercury today announced the start of construction of a Research and Development Centre in Auckland to showcase world-leading solar, battery storage and other energy technologies that have the potential to unlock new value and choice for Kiwi consumers and businesses. Read more »

Another renewable energy record broken

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The proportion of renewable energy used in New Zealand continues to reach record levels, Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges says. The finding was released today in the annual Energy in New Zealand report, which highlights key trends in … Read more »

Energy targets signal a fundamental shift

Press Release – Business New Zealand

New Zealand is on the brink of a fundamental shift in how we produce and use energy as the Government looks to set energy targets to shift the economy, says the BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC). Read more »

Using wood fuel is heating up

Press Release – Bioenergy Association

With the continual growth in the use of wood fuel for heating the Bioenergy Association is increasing its support for wood fuelled heat plant operators and maintenance staff, helping plant owners improve the performance of their plant and encourage others … Read more »

Drilling completed at Te Ahi O Maui

Press Release – Eastland Group

Drilling of the production well and two injection wells has been completed at the Te Ahi O Maui geothermal project, near Kawerau. Read more »

DOC seeks feedback on Waitaha Hydro Scheme

Press Release – Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation is seeking feedback on a decision to approve in principle an application from Westpower Ltd to construct and operate a hydro electric power scheme on the Waitaha River near Hari Hari on the West Coast of the South Island. … Read more »

China INVELOX Power Plant Big Implications for New Zealand

Press Release – Pacific Wind

Construction of a giant cutting-edge wind generation plant in China has big implications for New Zealand regions searching for affordable power sources according to Pacific Wind generation program manager Reza Sehdehi. Read more »

NZ support for renewable energy in Micronesia

Press Release – New Zealand Government

NZ support for renewable energy in Micronesia Prime Minister John Key has announced a new package of support for renewable energy projects in the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Marshall Islands and Palau. New Zealand is committed … Read more »

UPDATE: Trustpower shareholders vote for demerger

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 9 (BusinessDesk) – Trustpower’s shareholders have overwhelmingly voted to carve out its windfarms and renewable development pipeline, splitting the company into two separate businesses that will be listed on the NZX and ASX. Read more »

Free events highlight benefits of sustainable buildings

Press Release – Green Building Council

Green buildings can reduce our emissions, save energy and water, and create more liveable communities and next month Kiwis will discover how, as some of New Zealands most sustainable buildings throw open their doors during World Green Building Week … Read more »

Solarcity appoints Gareth Williams to head energy services

Press Release – SolarCity

Solarcity appoints Gareth Williams to head energy services division and launches utility and grid services Read more »

$5.82m Hamilton cycleway underway

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Simon Bridges Minister of Transport 26 August 2016 Media Statement $5.82m Hamilton cycleway underway Read more »

Electric vehicles likely to supersede light rail

Press Release – Jo Coughlan

Renewed talk about the need for investment in light rail for Wellington comes as a surprise and would cost a huge amount of money and be a white elephant within a very few years, Mayoral Candidate Jo Coughlan said today. The future is electric … Read more »

Vector posts 4.7% gain in adjusted full-year earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 24 (BusinessDesk) – Vector, the electricity and telecommunications infrastructure company, posted a 4.7 percent gain in adjusted full-year earnings on growth in Auckland and the expansion of its smart meter fleet, while signalling earnings growth may … Read more »

FIRST CUT: Mercury delivers special dividend

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Mercury, the electricity generator and distributor formerly known as Mighty River Power, has delivered a 2.3 percent lift in operating earnings and declared a special dividend, reflecting its limited capital needs and the sale … Read more »

The everything ‘certified organic’ store

Press Release – Organic Boxes

Organic Boxes, the Wellington home delivery specialist, are proud to announce their product request service, allowing customers to get all their certified organic shopping delivered together. Read more »

Trustpower split frees new entity to chase wind power

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Trustpower’s plans to carve out its windfarms and renewable development pipeline into Tilt Renewables will give the new entity freedom to chase opportunities and should outweigh the cost of the transaction, according to an independent … Read more »

Transpower releases 2015/16 annual result

Press Release – Transpower

Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, amortisation, asset write-offs, and changes in the fair value of financial instruments (EBITDAIF) were $749.4 million, a slight decrease of $6.0 million (0.8%) from the 2014/15 financial year. The decrease … Read more »

Power Restored for Nearly All Rural Hawke’s Bay

Press Release – Unison

Power Restored for Nearly All Rural Hawkes Bay Customers in Time for the Weekend Read more »

Fonterra Announces New Palm Products Sourcing Standard

Press Release – Fonterra

Fonterra has adopted a new standard for sourcing of palm products as part of its commitment to sustainability. Read more »

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