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Transpower assets damaged by Rangitata flooding

Press Release – Transpower

Transpower advises that nine of its towers on one transmission line crossing the Rangitata River have been damaged by the flooding. Read more »

Summer DIYers urged to check for cables before digging

Press Release – Wel Networks

The sun is shining and its the perfect time for some landscaping around the section. Read more »

NZ seeks to develop large-scale liquid hydrogen exports

Press Release – New Zealand Hydrogen Association

NZ seeks to use its renewable energy resources to develop large-scale liquid hydrogen exports Read more »

ENA response to Commerce Commission DPP decision

Press Release – Electricity Networks Association

Electricity consumers should think twice about locking themselves to fixed-term contracts with retailers, after the Commerce Commission slashed revenues of network companies, says Graeme Peters, chief executive of the Electricity Networks Association. Read more »

Northpower consumers to receive over $10m

Press Release – Northpower

Northpower electricity consumers will receive around $10.2 million thanks to Northpower and the Northpower Trust, an increase on the distribution consumers received in December 2018. Read more »

Alsco to Launch Country’s First Inter-City Heavy Ev

Press Release – ALSCO

Alsco NZ has announced a launch event on Wednesday 27th at Eden Park for the nations first inter-city Heavy EV. Attending the official unveiling, and speaking, will be Energy and Resources Minister, the Hon Dr Megan Woods, and Climate Change … Read more »

Electricity Authority’s changes will result in higher prices

Press Release – EMA

“The Electricity Authority (the Authority) should take careful note of warnings from Transpower with regard to proposed changes to transmission pricing,” the Transmission Pricing Group (TPM Group) says. Read more »

Meridian adds more renewable energy to Lake Pukaki

Press Release – Meridian Energy

Meridian Energy is increasing New Zealands renewable energy potential by unlocking access to additional storage at Lake Pukaki, the countrys largest storage lake. Access to the extra storage at Lake Pukaki, when Transpower declares dry conditions, … Read more »

EECA seeks feedback on 2020/21 energy levies

Press Release – Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is seeking feedback on its proposed energy levy-funded activities for the 2020/21 year. Read more »

New Zealanders still going cold over winter

Press Release – Canstar Blue

Only 41% of New Zealanders have taken measures to make their homes warmer and over half are not using heating as much as they would like, according to research released by Canstar Blue today. The consumer research and ratings company announced Nova Energy … Read more »

2060 energy modelling shows path to faster decarbonisation

Press Release – Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

The release of new modelling on what New Zealands energy future could look like by 2060, is an invaluable tool, says the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). Read more »

Authority seeks more information on the futures market

Press Release – Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority has released a discussion paper to inform its review of the performance of the futures market and current market making arrangements. Read more »

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