Panasonic and Solarcity New Zealand Partnership

Press Release – FIRST digital

Auckland, 7th July 2015 solarcity and Panasonic have launched a national smart energy partnership to make saving money on energy even easier for Kiwis this winter. Read more »

Vector posts 2.8% gain in full-year earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Vector posts 2.8% gain in full-year earnings as smart meters lead growth, sees further gain in 2016 Read more »

Northland Inc urges Electricity Authority to take heed

Press Release – Northland Inc

Northland Inc urges Electricity Authority to take heed of submissions and revisit its price change review Read more »

Supreme winner shining light on Grey’s youth

Press Release – TrustPower

Supreme winner shining light on Greys youth Greymouth Blue Light scooped the Supreme Award at the 2015 Trustpower Grey City Community Awards last night at the Monteiths Brewery. The Awards were announced and presented last night (Monday, … Read more »

Supreme winner show provincial New Zealand alive and kicking

Press Release – TrustPower

Supreme winner shows provincial New Zealand alive and kicking A virtually unknown community group from Whataroa have cleaned up at the districts community awards to walk away with a cash injection – and a bit of well-deserved lime light. The 2015 … Read more »

Genesis ‘comfortable’ for now with Huntly closure decision

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Genesis Energy still plans to close the remaining 500 Megawatts of ageing gas and coal-fired electricity generation capacity at its Huntly power station in 2018, in spite of last week’s surprise decision by Contact Energy to close … Read more »

Genesis Energy in hunt for new CEO

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Energy industry veteran Albert Brantley is to retire as chief executive of Genesis Energy at the end of the 2016 financial year, the electricity company’s chair, Jenny Shipley announced. Read more »

CORRECT: Genesis Energy ups dividends on cash flow growth

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Genesis Energy became the latest electricity company to increase its distributions to shareholders as it reported a 113 percent increase in net profit of $104.8 million on marginally increased revenues of $2.1 billion … Read more »

Genesis Energy ups dividends as free cash flow increases

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Genesis Energy became the latest electricity company to increase its distributions to shareholders as it reported a 113 percent increase in net profit of $104.8 million on marginally increased revenues of $2.1 billion … Read more »

Payday for Contact senior managers triggered by Origin exit

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 4 (BusinessDesk) – Contact Energy’s senior management team is set to benefit to the tune of almost $3.8 million from today’s announcement of the exit by its 53 percent shareholder Origin Energy. Read more »

AECT dividend set to boost Auckland’s economy

Press Release – Auckland Energy Consumer Trust

The annual Auckland Energy Consumer Trust dividend is coming to you in late September cut-off date for paperwork 10 August. Read more »

Origin exits Contact for $1.8B, ending foreign control era

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 4 (BusinessDesk) – Contact Energy will become an independently governed company for the first time since privatisation in 1999 after cornerstone shareholder Origin Energy agreed to sell its 53.1 percent stake to “a broad range of Australian, … Read more »

Contact Energy in trading halt; Origin exit plan imminent

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 4 (BusinessDesk) – Contact Energy shares have been placed in a trading halt on the NZX, pending an announcement about its majority shareholder Origin Energy’s exit from the company. Read more »

UPDATE: Meridian, power company stocks rise on smelter deal

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 3 (BusinessDesk) – Electricity company shares rose on news that the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter will remain open and run at full capacity at least until the end of 2017, even though Meridian Energy remains the sole supplier after other power … Read more »

Gensis Support for Meridian Tiwai contract

Press Release – Genesis

Genesis Energy Limited announced today that it has signed a contract with Meridian Energy to support the provision of electricity required by New Zealand Aluminium Smelters (Tiwai) with the following key terms: – 50MW Read more »

Vector Network News

Press Release – Vector Limited

Our field crews isolated power to five house fires during the week, in Homai, Ellerslie, Stanmore Bay, Te Atatu South and Mangere. An isolation of power was requested at a building fire in central Auckland, but our contractors in attendance advised that … Read more »

Meridian signs a variation to its electricity agreement

Press Release – Meridian Energy

3 August 2015 Meridian Energy has signed a variation to the existing Electricity Agreement with New Zealand Aluminium Smelters Ltd (NZAS) following extended negotiations. Read more »

Tiwai Point smelter safe until 2017; Meridian sole supplier

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 3 (BusinessDesk) – The Tiwai Point aluminium smelter will remain open, with Meridian Energy remaining its sole electricity supplier at an undisclosed but somewhat improved electricity price for about 30 percent of the smelter’s total consumption. Read more »

Calibre Consulting wins Silver at INNOVATE NZ Awards

Press Release – Calibre Consulting

Calibre Consulting has won a Silver Award at the 2015 INNOVATE NZ Awards of Excellence for the improvements made to the anaerobic digestion systems at Palmerston North City Councils (PNCC) Waste Water Treatment Plant. Read more »

Meridian, MightyRiverPower shares gain before Tiwai decision

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – A decision to keep the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter open appears increasingly likely, with shares of Meridian Energy and MightyRiverPower gaining ahead of Monday’s scheduled announcement on the future of the Bluff industrial … Read more »

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