Extended Tekapo hydro outage a ‘crying shame’

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) – Genesis Energy has been forced to extend its outage at the Tekapo-B hydro power station until June, cutting off a supply of water that would otherwise run through three of Meridian Energy’s hydro power stations on the multi-station … Read more »

Vodafone network update re: Cyclone Gita

Press Release – Vodafone NZ

We hope everyone in Gita-affected areas continues to stay safe and our thoughts are with those who needed to be evacuated or suffered damage to their homes or communities. Read more »

Sea level rise expected even with Paris Agreement – Experts

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Even if all nations manage to stick to their Paris Agreement targets, we’re still committed to sea level rise. Read more »

Stellar Line Up for Low Emissions Conference

Press Release – Energy Management Association

The Energy Management Association of New Zealand today revealed its first release of speaker details for its landmark conference in Auckland in May. Read more »

Fund encourages lower-emissions technology

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister of Research, Science and Innovation MEDIA STATEMENT 19 February 2018 Fund encourages lower-emissions technology Read more »

Water complaints scheme established for Aucklanders

Press Release – Utilities Disputes

The disputes resolution service for utility companies will now take public enquiries and complaints about water in the Auckland region. Read more »

More prize money on offer for community groups

Press Release – TrustPower

More prize money on offer for community groups as Trustpower Community Awards celebrate 25 years Local community organisations can share in an increased prize pool when entries for the Trustpower Community Awards open on Monday 5 March. The Trustpower … Read more »

Chapman Tripp proud to join car-sharing

Press Release – Chapman Tripp

Chapman Tripp is proud to join the car-sharing movement as one of the foundation members of Yoogo, launching today in Christchurch. Read more »

Tilt bids for Victorian supply contract

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 14 (BusinessDesk) – Tilt Renewables is bidding for a 15-year power contract with the Victorian state government and would use both new equity and debt to build an A$600 million, 80-turbine wind farm to supply the renewably-sourced electricity. Read more »

Genesis Energy irks greenies with plans to keep burning coal

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 14 (BusinessDesk) – Genesis Energy has pushed back plans to stop burning coal for power generation to 2030, a move that has sparked the ire of environmentalists. Read more »

EV charging station signage rollout continues

Press Release – NZTA

The roll out of easy to spot signs for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations this summer is helping EV drivers in New Zealand hit the open road with confidence. The NZ Transport Agencys Director Safety and Environment, Harry Wilson says with around … Read more »

No future for coal in New Zealand

Press Release – Green Party

There is no future in burning coal to produce electricity in New Zealand, the Green Party said today. Read more »

UPDATE: Genesis Energy lifts first half earnings 28% on strong wholesale demand

Press Release – BusinessDesk

Feb. 14 (BusinessDesk) – Genesis Energy lifted first-half earnings 28 percent as low hydro-lake levels in the South Island boosted the company’s demand for wholesale electricity and announced plans to completely phase out coal use by 2030. Read more »

Genesis’ plan to keep coal burning until 2030 stuns

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

In a move that has stunned environmentalists, Genesis Energy has announced a plan to keep burning coal for power generation until 2030. Read more »

FIRST CUT: Genesis first-half earnings gain

Article – BusinessDesk

FIRST CUT: Genesis first-half earnings gain as dry summer boosts wholesale unit, Kupe beds in Read more »

Students beware: don’t get stung by high power bills

Press Release – Utilities Disputes

Moving into a new flat? Find the meter and take a pic, says Utilities Disputes Commissioner, Nanette Moreau. Read more »

SWE earns world-class greenhouse gas certification

Press Release – SWE

SWE continues its commitment to sustainable business practice by becoming carboNZero certified SWE (formerly known as Southern Water Engineering) announced today that their organisation has been certified under the world leading carboNZero certification … Read more »

Power lines down near Te Horo SH1

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A wide load vehicle has caught some over head wires near Te Horo and they have come down across the road. Read more »

Helping indigenous communities with sustainable ‘power’

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Ngati Tahu and Contact Energy help indigenous communities take sustainable power into their own hands Ngati Tahu, a Bay of Plenty iwi, and Contact Energy have teamed up to share their experience in engaging indigenous communities in geothermal energy … Read more »

Infratil Market Update

Press Release – Infratil

This report outlines recent trading activities at Infratils businesses, how their growth initiatives are tracking, and salient market events. Read more »

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