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Sparks likely to fly over Kiwi satisfaction results

Press Release – TrustPower

Telecommunications and energy company Trustpower is outperforming its bigger rivals, including winning top Home Broadband Service Provider in the country. Read more »

Draft decision to approve Wellington conductor replacement

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released its draft decision proposing to approve $23.5 million for Transpower to replace the conductors (overhead wires) and strengthen the structures of a 9.5km section of its high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission … Read more »

Infratil and Mercury full takeover offer for Tilt Renewables

Press Release – Infratil

15 August 2018 Infratil Limited and Mercury NZ Limited today announced their intention to make an offer to acquire 100% of the fully paid ordinary shares in Tilt Renewables Limited for NZ$2.30 per share. Read more »

Trustpower extends customer book with Opunake

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) – Trustpower is to acquire about 1,400 commercial power accounts after Opunake Hydro opted to quit the retail market citing tough competition. Read more »

Vector Ready to Respond to Stormy Weather in Auckland

Press Release – Vector Limited

MONDAY 13 AUGUST: Auckland energy distributor Vector has outage response crews ready to respond to any damage to the electricity network caused by stormy weather over the next few days. Read more »

Contact to improve access to prompt-payment discounts

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 13 (BusinessDesk) – New products being developed by Contact Energy will improve benefits to customers and make it harder for them to miss out on prompt-payment discounts, chief executive Dennis Barnes says. Read more »

PNCC takes ownership of purpose-built 100% electric trucks

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

Two purpose-built 100% electric kerbside glass collection and recycling trucks, fully constructed in New Zealand, are to soon hit the streets working for Palmerston North City Council.They were showcased on last Friday at Evworld Expo in Auckland. Read more »

Whangarei leading NZ’s charge in the EV world

Press Release – Make Lemonade

Whangarei, winner of the most electric vehicle friendly-town in New Zealand award, has a big advantage over other regions. Read more »

Manage your emissions – A call to action for all NZers

Press Release – The Emissions Workshop

It is time to act say the organisers of a new emissions reduction focused event (Net Zero New Zealand: The Emissions Workshop) planned for later this year. All New Zealand organisations whether in the private or public sector need to understand … Read more »

FY18 Results and Full Year Report

Press Release – Contact Energy

Relentless focus on cost efficiency offsets headwinds in wholesale markets to leave operating free cash flow stable; distributions to shareholders rise Read more »

ERANZ and Sustainability Trust partner to deliver access

Press Release – Electricity Retailers’ Association of NZ

The Electricity Retailers Association of New Zealand (ERANZ) is delighted to announce a new initiative called Access to Electricity. Read more »

ChargeNet wins the outstanding contribution to NZ EVs award

Press Release – Make Lemonade

ChargeNet wins the outstanding contribution to NZ EVs award August 10, 2018 Auckland electric vehicle fast charger company owners of ChargeNet, Steve and Dee West, have won the outstanding contribution to electric vehicles in New Zealand award. Read more »

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