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Imported coal needed to keep the lights on in NZ

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Genesis Energy is buying coal and gas in the wholesale market to supplement fuel supplies, while it awaits the first deliveries of imported coal in early December. Read more »

Food fight! Mercury turns up the heat on petrol pushers

Press Release – Mercury Energy

Mercury is using burgers to turn up the heat on petrol retailers as prices at the pump hit record highs. Were paying a premium for a dirty, imported product when the cleaner, New Zealand-made alternative is comparatively cheap as chips … Read more »

Wellington Electricity Earthquake Readiness programme

Press Release – Wellington Electricity

Wellington Electricity CEO Greg Skelton says the electricity distributor is on track to strengthen all its 91 sub-stations around the Wellington region against earthquake damage. Read more »

Switched-on energy savings

Press Release – Capital and Coast District Health Board

Work to reduce energy use and adopt more sustainable practices has resulted in savings of more than $1.3 million over the past five years. Read more »

Time for Fairer Compensation for Power Outages

Press Release – City Vision

Commenting on the NZ Herald stories about electricity service compensation issues for both business and residential customers Read more »

First Day Entrust Election Voters Well Up On 2015

Press Release – City Vision

City Vision comment on first days voting numbers in Entrust election Read more »

First Day Entrust Election Numbers Well Up On 2015

Press Release – City Vision

The returning officer for the Entrust trustees election has reported a first day vote count of 3078 way more than the 471 recorded on the first day of voting back in 2015.( There are nearly a further 9 days before postal voting closes for the 320,000 … Read more »

Right Information, Right Appliance, Right Wattage

Press Release – Electricity Retailers’ Association of NZ

Right Information, Right Appliance, Right Wattage is Key to Ensuring Youre Getting the Best Value for Your Electricity Read more »

Rail union urges govt to keep promise, save electric trains

Press Release – Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Rail union urges government to keep promise, save electric trains The Rail & Maritime Transport Union calls on the government to honour its campaign pledge of maintaining electric locomotives on the North Island Main Trunk. Almost a year … Read more »

The Nation: Energy Minister Megan Woods

Press Release – The Nation

Energy Minister Megan Woods says regulating the price of petrol is one of the options that will be considered but no decisions would be made until the Commerce Commission comes back with their market report. Read more »

Tilt first-half output beats long-term projection

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 12 (BusinessDesk) – Tilt Renewables said stronger than expected wind conditions in New Zealand and Australia pushed first-half production 6 percent ahead of plan. Read more »

High power prices to persist with Pohokura outage

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 12 (BusinessDesk) – High power prices may persist for another month with full production from the Pohokura gas field not expected to resume before late November. Read more »

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