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Tilt Independent Directors continue to advise against bid

Press Release – Tilt Renewables

Independent Directors continue to advise shareholders to not accept the $2.30 Offer and ignore the recent report by Grant Thornton released by Infratil Read more »

Renewable diesel – an opportunity for the forest industry

Press Release – Miscanthus NZ

Most people in New Zealand are not aware that technology has been commercialised in the United States for the production of fully drop-in renewable diesel made from cellulosic feedstocks. This renewable diesel is a direct substitute for mineral diesel … Read more »

Te Rere Hau sale among options in NZ Windfarms review

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 26 (BusinessDesk) – NZ Windfarms says it will look at any strategic options, including sale of its Te Rere Hau project, in order to deliver the best value to its shareholders. Read more »

Woody Biomass – the Obvious Solution

Press Release – Azwood Energy

One perplexing question arising in the wake of the release of the NZ Productivity Commissions low-emission economy report, is why has the Government not realised that lowering emissions and the One Billion Trees Programme have one thing in common … Read more »

Think Big electricity?

Press Release – Molly Melhuish

The Electricity Price Review is tied to a Think Big energy strategy paid for by consumers instead of taxpayers. Read more »

Independent valuation of Tilt ‘very optimistic’ – Infratil

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Some of the assumptions in an independent valuation of Tilt Renewables have resulted in a very optimistic view of the firms long-term prospects, suitor Infratil says. Read more »

Strong incentive to complete Tilt takeover

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) – Infratil and Mercury NZ have a strong incentive to increase their stake in Tilt Renewables to 90 percent but may only raise their offer for the business if there is strong resistance from minority holders, an independent review … Read more »

Waste plastic solution

Press Release – Miscanthus NZ

Almost every day in the newspapers and on TV we see something about the waste plastic issue, with shots of what seem to be large quantities of baled waste plastic that are looking for a home. The loss of China as a dumping ground for this material has … Read more »

Renewables, market power may force electricity change

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 14 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand may have to consider changing its wholesale electricity market as increasing volumes of solar and wind energy make it harder to fund traditional large-scale generation, an Auckland academic says. Read more »

First test drive of new solarZero home battery

Press Release – SolarCity

Auckland, 12 September 2018 – The first beta edition of the new breakthrough solarZero home battery was installed today in New Zealands first certified Zero Energy House. Read more »

Electricity review suppresses lowest-cost options

Press Release – Molly Melhuish

The Electricity Price Review incorrectly states that electricity supplies 85% of household energy, referring to MBIEs energy balances spreadsheet (screenshot attached). Read more »

Tilt Renewables directors argue against Dundonnell deal

Press Release – Tilt Renewables

Tilt Renewables Limited (Tilt Renewables) yesterday announced that it will be entering a Support Agreement with the Victoria Government in Australia for approximately 37% of the output from the fully permitted Dundonnell Wind Farm (Dundonnell). … Read more »

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