Council Joins Global Movement

Press Release – 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa congratulates the Dunedin City Council for their vote to divest from fossil fuels yesterday. The divestment comes as part of the Councils ethical investment policy, that now excludes fossil fuel extraction, as well as tobacco, munitions, … Read more »

Mighty River Power Quarterly Operational Update

Press Release – Mighty River Power

During the quarter ended 31 March 2015, FY2017 ASX futures prices were up $6/MWh reflecting balance between supply and demand from an energy perspective. Electricity demand increased against the prior comparable period (pcp) for the third consecutive … Read more »

June/July finish for Kotuku detention dam

Press Release – Northland Regional Council

Construction of a massive stormwater detention dam designed to better protect central Whangarei from damaging floods is edging ever closer to completion in a single season. Read more »

NZ’s Renewable Advantage, WCG Opening Address

Speech – New Zealand Government

Good morning and welcome to the World Geothermal Congress. It is a real pleasure to be here and Im sure that, like me, you are all looking forward to a fascinating few days. Read more »

Minister to promote NZ’s renewable advantage

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges will be promoting New Zealands world-leading renewable energy expertise at an international conference in Melbourne this week. Read more »

Minister calls for phase-out of fossil fuel subsidies

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Climate Change Issues Minister Tim Groser today led a coalition of governments calling for the phase-out of subsidies to fossil fuels in the lead-up to a major climate conference in Paris. New Zealand, along with Costa Rica, Denmark, Ethiopia, Finland, … Read more »

Solarcity And Infratec Renewables Win Government Contract

Press Release – SolarCity

Solarcity And Infratec Renewables Win Government Contract to Build Solar Array to Help Power Tuvalu Read more »

Zero cost solar locks in certainty to beat power prices

Press Release – SolarCity

solarcity this week launched its solarZero service in Christchurch. Michael Peterson from St Albans will be the first person in the South Island to install solar panels on his home for free, and pay for the for the power they generate, not for the panels. … Read more »

How Renovating with Solar can Save You Money

Press Release – SolarCity

As property prices continue to increase, more homeowners are choosing to renovate and experts say if they include solar in their plans, they should be able to save thousands. Read more »

Record Renewables in 2014

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment today released the December quarter 2014 edition of the NZ Energy Quarterly. This publication showed that renewable electricity generation contributed almost 80% of New Zealands electricity during … Read more »

Significant rise in renewable electricity

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges says new figures showing renewable energy contributed almost 80 percent of New Zealands electricity generation last year are very encouraging. At 79.9 percent, the share of renewable electricity generation … Read more »

Renewables growth behind closure of Southdown station

Press Release – Mighty River Power

Mighty River Power today confirmed that its gas-fired Southdown power station will close at the end of the year in response to significant growth in renewable generation in New Zealand. Chief Executive Fraser Whineray said the 140MW Southdown station … Read more »

solarcity shouts free coffee for Nelson for solarZero launch

Press Release – SolarCity

Media Release Saturday 21 March 2015 solarcity shouts free coffee for Nelson to celebrate launch of solarZero Read more »

Tauranga wind engineer recognised

Press Release – IPENZ Engineers NZ

Tauranga wind engineer, Deion Campbell the General Manager Generation at Trustpower has been awarded a Fellowship of the Institution of Professional Engineers NZ for his leadership in the development of wind generation in New Zealand. Read more »

Tauranga wind engineer recognised

Press Release – IPENZ Engineers NZ

Tauranga wind engineer, Deion Campbell the General Manager Generation at Trustpower has been awarded a Fellowship of the Institution of Professional Engineers NZ for his leadership in the development of wind generation in New Zealand. Read more »

Starseed teams up with solarcity

Press Release – Starseed

Giving Kiwi homeowners solar power without having to buy solar panels is a radical first for New Zealand and one that Starseeds newest client solarcity is making happen. The New Zealand-based renewable energy company has appointed Starseed to … Read more »

Windflow narrows 1H loss, says new financnig needed

Article – BusinessDesk

March 13 (BusinessDesk) – Windflow Technology, the unprofitable wind turbine manufacturer, narrowed its first-half loss but says it will need to borrow from its shareholders and find new financing to remain a going concern. Read more »

Free Thoughts – Revealing moments: The Greens

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Greens are excited about the potential of solar power. So am I. Read more »

Solid Energy prepares for more job cuts at Stockton

Article – BusinessDesk

March 11 (BusinessDesk) – State-owned coal miner Solid Energy is preparing for more redundancies at its Stockton mine, near Westport, as slumping global prices for coking coal threaten its long term viability and force it anew into talks with its banks … Read more »

NZ encouraged to follow Northland lead

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges says Northland is leading the charge in capitalising on its abundant energy resources and hopes the rest of the country will be encouraged to follow its example. Mr Bridges visited successful energy-related … Read more »

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