Mighty River Power Quarterly Operational Update

Press Release – Mighty River Power

HIGHEST ANNUAL GEOTHERMAL PRODUCTION IN COMPANY HISTORY Geothermal generation for FY16 was the Companys highest ever at 2,830GWh (up 2% on FY15) due to availability of 95.5% over the year and the impact of the turbine replacement at Nga Awa Purua. … Read more »

Changes ahead for Gisborne’s electricity network

Press Release – Eastland Group

Eastland Network has launched a solar research trial to gather real world data as part of its planning for the future electricity needs of the Gisborne, East Coast and Wairoa regions. Read more »

Vector Network News for the week ending 17 July 2016

Press Release – Vector Limited

Vectors electric vehicle charging stations continue to be used regularly. Since we began installing chargers in November 2015, we have served26.36 MWh of electricity, potentially saving as much as 35,037.00 kilograms of CO2 from being emitted into … Read more »

Flick Electric Co. raises further $5m to power growth

Press Release – Flick Electric Co

New Zealands fastest growing electricity retailer Flick Electric Co. has raised a further $5m from existing shareholders to fund its New Zealand growth plans. The company, which received the New Zealand Hi-Tech Award for Most Innovative Service … Read more »

Flick Electric raises another $5 million to fund fast growth

Article – BusinessDesk

July 14 (BusinessDesk) – Online electricity retailer Flick Electric has raised a further $5 million from existing shareholders to fund its New Zealand growth, taking its total capital raising in the past two years to $15 million. Read more »

Trustees check progress

Press Release – Entrust

Entrust (formerly Auckland Energy Consumer Trust) will be paying its dividend this September 8 August deadline for completed forms Read more »

Unison did not breach Code

Press Release – Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authoritys Compliance Committee has ruled that Hawkes Bay electricity distribution company Unison did not breach the Electricity Industry Participation Code 2010 when it introduced a new tariff for retailers. The new tariff charges retailers … Read more »

Unison welcomes call for changes to distribution pricing

Press Release – Unison

Tuesday 12 July 2016 Electricity distribution company, Unison, has welcomed the Electricity Authoritys decision that Unison did not breach the Electricity Industry Participation Code (2010) when it reduced the subsidy for residential customers … Read more »

Vector Network News for the week ending 10 July 2016

Press Release – Vector Limited

Vectors electric vehicle charging stations continue to be used regularly. Since we began installing chargers in November 2015, we have served24.91 MWh of electricity, potentially saving as much as 33,109.00 kilograms of CO2 from being emitted into … Read more »

Monthly update for July 2016 from MEUG Chair

Press Release – Major Electricity Users Group

We are working to finalise our submission on transmission pricing over the coming weeks, with submissions closing on 26 July. That marks an important milestone on the TPM pathway, but its equally important to keep an eye on the remaining process … Read more »

Entrust and Hip Op-eration join forces to say ‘No’

Press Release – Entrust

Entrust and Hip Op-eration join forces to say No to Auckland $78 million electricity transmission price hike Read more »

More choice as retailers innovate in options

Press Release – Electricity Retailers’ Association of NZ

Consumers now have even more choice over who supplies their electricity, the products on offer, and ways to pay than they have ever had, says the Electricity Retailers Association of New Zealand (ERANZ). Read more »

Switching electricity retailers pays for Wellingtonians

Press Release – Electricity Authority

New figures from the Electricity Authority show 24 per cent of Wellingtonians switched electricity retailer in 2015 saving an estimated average of $153. Wellington had the highest switching rate in the country in 2015, with 50,203 households changing … Read more »

More brands and more choice as competition increases

Press Release – Electricity Authority

The latest data released by the Electricity Authority confirms 2015 was another landmark year for the residential electricity market, with a record number of brands available for consumers. The Authoritys review, released today, also shows a significant … Read more »

EV chargers helping the environment

Press Release – Vector Limited

Vectors electric vehicle charging stations continue to be used regularly. Since we began installing chargers in November 2015, we have served 21.82 MWh of electricity, potentially saving as much as 29,000 kilograms of CO2 from being emitted into the … Read more »

Electric vehicles central to closing global emissions gap

Press Release – BusinessNZ

Newly released research by the World Energy Council (WEC) shows that electric vehicles (EVs) will need to increase their combined market share to 16% by 2020 to achieve the aggressive fuel economy standards set by policy makers around the world. Read more »

Keeping the lines clear

Press Release – Top Energy

Top Energy is reminding tree owners of their responsibilities to keep their trees clear of the power lines. Read more »

AG’s report published, Energy sector: 2014/15 audits

Press Release – Office of the Auditor-General

The Auditor-Generals report Energy sector: Results of the 2014/15 audits was presented to the House of Representatives today. This is the first report that the Office has published that focuses on the audits of public entities in the energy sector. Read more »

Electricity Industry recognises excellence

Press Release – Electricity Engineers Association

National awards for workplace safety, engineering excellence and young engineer of the year were presented today at the Electricity Engineers’Association Conference in Wellington. Read more »

Report highlights lack of government vision with new tech

Press Release – Sustainable Electricity Association NZ

SEANZ (Sustainable Electricity Association New Zealand) supports the call issued today for further changes to pricing signals consumers receive from power companies for their electricity that impact emerging technologies in the electricity and transport … Read more »

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