Z opens first fast start EV charging station

Press Release – Z Energy

Z Energy today opened Aucklands first fast charge electric vehicle charging station at the Z Skyway service station at Auckland airport. Read more »

Local trust finalist for national community energy award

Press Release – Community Energy Action

Canterbury charitable trust Community Energy Action (CEA) has been nominated as a finalist in this years 14th EECA (Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority) awards, in the community category. The two yearly awards recognise organisations … Read more »

EECA Awards – Finalists represent broad cross section of NZ

Press Release – EECA

Finalists in the prestigious EECA Awards have been announced today, and the 2016 line up features a broad cross-section of New Zealand, from sports clubs and high schools, to big business. Read more »

Regulator takes issue with penalty charge for solar power

Article – BusinessDesk

April 5 (BusinessDesk) – The Electricity Authority says plans by the Hawke’s Bay electricity lines operator, Unison Networks, to charge a special tariff effectively penalising households that install solar power units on their rooves are out of step … Read more »

Power station consents granted

Press Release – Top Energy

Expansion of Top Energys geothermal power generation at Ngawha has been given the go ahead following the withdrawal of challenges to the Environment Court. Read more »

Unison move sends wrong signal

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Stuart Nash MP for Napier Energy Spokesperson 4 April 2016 Unison move sends wrong signal Charging users of solar panels a special high rate because they wont be using as much power is ridiculous, says Labours Energy spokesperson Stuart Nash. … Read more »

Vector network summary for week ending 03 April 2016

Press Release – Vector Limited

Car v pole incidents increased last week with Vector crews attending five car v pole incidents in Manurewa, Mangere, Ponsonby, Mount Wellington and Papakura. Read more »

Tesla Model 3 confirmed for Kiwi roads

Press Release – Mighty River Power

One of the worlds most sought-after cars, the fully-electric Tesla Model 3, will be joining Mighty River Powers expanding fleet of EV models and is likely to be the first on New Zealand roads. Read more »

Electricity price rises signal opportunity for change

Press Release – Electric Kiwi

With some of New Zealands biggest electricity retailers set to shock the market with yet another price rise, the time has never been better for Kiwis to look into an alternative provider which isnt pushing up the cost of power just as winter … Read more »

Price rises no joke for solar and electricity customers

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party is calling on electricity lines companies like Unison to join the 21st century and adapt to work with solar energy, instead of raising charges on households with solar panels. Read more »

Kiwis warned to check their power prices

Press Release – Flick Electric Co

Electricity retailer Flick Electric Co. is warning New Zealanders to check their power prices as companies prepare to lift rates tomorrow. Read more »

Waihi dam sluice gate damage and repair

Press Release – Eastland Group

The Eastland Group-owned Waihi dam, which sustained damage during a severe weather event in September last year, has now been repaired and will shortly resume full function as a hydro-electricity station generating enough power for 1600 homes. Read more »

New Chair appointed to the Top Energy Board

Press Release – Top Energy Consumer Trust

Top Energy Consumer Trust Chair, Yvonne Sharp today announced the appointment of Murray Bain to shortly fill the role of Chairman of the Top Energy Board. Read more »

Network Summary: Pre-Easter storm rolls through Auckland

Press Release – Vector Limited

The pre-Easter storm that blew through the Auckland region last Wednesday night provided a valuable reminder about the importance of tree trimming. Read more »

Kiwis with disabilities to benefit from new role

Press Release – Z Energy

Kiwis with disabilities to benefit from new Employer Ambassador role Kiwis with disabilities can look forward to even more employment opportunities thanks to a partnership between Z Energy and specialist employment service Workbridge, announced today. A … Read more »

7 out of 10 households now have smart meters

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges says Kiwis can think smarter about their electricity consumption with seven out of 10 households now having a smart meter installed. Read more »

Some power cuts in the Coromandel

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Powerco is investigating an outage in the north of the peninsula, affecting Amodeo Bay, Colville, Kennedy Bay, Port Charles, Port Jackson and Waikawau Bay. Read more »

Switch on your social power and shine a light on power price

Press Release – SolarCity

A social media campaign to expose increasing electricity costs and unfair pricing for Kiwi families is being launched today, just as power companies announce electricity prices are going up again from April 1. Kiwis pride themselves on fairness and … Read more »

As winter nears

Press Release – Vector

As the winter season quickly approaches, it’s important to take extra precautions and be vigilant with safety. Read more »

Early Warning and Protection Systems Soon To Be Available

Press Release – Solfield Investments Ltd

QMI Earthquake, Water/Gas Leak, Early Warning and Protection Systems Soon To Be Available In New Zealand Read more »

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