UPDATE: Genesis Energy rebrands

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 22 (BusinessDesk) – Genesis Energy has quietly launched a new brand identity at the same time as it released today’s earnings results for the year to June 30 as the country’s largest electricity provider by customer numbers seeks to enable … Read more »

Wet Winter & Customer Gains Drive Mercury’s 15% profit

Press Release – BusinessDesk

Aug. 22 (BusinessDesk) – Mercury Energy ran its North Island hydro generation hard while southern competitors suffered a dry winter, helping boost the Auckland-based electricity generator and retailer’s net profit in the year to June 30 by 15 percent, … Read more »

Genesis Energy Establishes Solid Growth Platform

Press Release – Genesis Energy

A refreshed strategic direction, two major acquisitions, and keeping a constant focus on moving towards a customer-centric future all helped to make FY2017 a successful one for Genesis Energy while building a platform for ongoing growth and innovation. Read more »

MEUG welcomes O-I New Zealand as latest member

Press Release – Major Electricity Users Group

The Major Electricity Users Group (MEUG) welcomes O-I New Zealand as the latest member of MEUG. Read more »

Have your say on Powerco’s proposal to spend $1.32 billion

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Have your say on Powercos proposal to spend $1.32 billion on its lines network Read more »

Transpower to pay $165 mln dividend to Crown

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) – Transpower, the state-owned national grid operator, kept its $165 million dividend payment to the government largely unchanged after a year of cutting costs saw a small increase in underlying earnings. Read more »

Transpower releases 2016/17 annual result

Press Release – Transpower

Transpower New Zealand today released its annual results for the 2016/17 financial year. Revenue increased to $1,061.1 million, up 3% from 2015/16. The increase was a result of uplifts to the inputs used in the calculation of our allowable transmission … Read more »

Transport committee backs target pilot procurement for EVs

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 15 (BusinessDesk) – The government should run a target pilot procurement programme for State sector electric vehicles to help work out how to have 64,000 EVs on the country’s roads by 2021, according to a select committee investigation into the future … Read more »

Fast charge your electric vehicle for free in Pukekohe

Press Release – Counties Power

Counties Power today officially launched the charger in Pukekohe. Situated in the public car park beside Countdown in the towns CBD, the charger will fully charge a vehicle in around 20 minutes, making electric vehicles a more efficient and user-friendly … Read more »

Contact looks to tighten market after ‘crappy quarter’

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 14 (BusinessDesk) – Contact Energy is looking to tighten electricity supply, saying it will seek better prices for roughly half a terawatt hour of its total annual generation either from commercial and industrial customers, wholesale spot market … Read more »

15 EV Projects Receive Funding And Next Funding Round Opens

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins today announced funding for 15 projects to increase charging facilities for electric vehicles and switch more trucks, buses and vans to electric power. Read more »

Contact Energy Reports Resilient Cash Flow

Press Release – Contact Energy

Strong financial discipline, with capital expenditure down by 20% and an $11m reduction in ongoing other operating costs Read more »

James Tipping Named Young Energy Professional of the Year

Press Release – Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards

Trustpowers James Tipping named NZs Young Energy Professional of the Year Trustpowers Tauranga-based Manager of Strategy and Regulation, Dr James Tipping, has been announced the Young Energy Professional of the Year at the 2017 Deloitte … Read more »

Innovation Earn Chargenet NZ an Energy Award

Press Release – ChargeNet

The small and passionate ChargeNet NZ team were ecstatic to win the Innovation in Energy Award at the prestigious Deloitte Energy Excellence 2017 Awards. Founded in early 2015, ChargeNet NZ have worked tirelessly, travelling across New Zealand and … Read more »

Flick Electric Co. Named Energy Retailer of the Year

Press Release – Flick Electric Co

Thursday 10 August, 2017 – Flick Electric has claimed the title of Energy Retailer of the Year at the Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards. The three-year-old electricity retailer was recognised for its rapid-growth, innovation and award-winning customer … Read more »

Best of The Energy Sector Celebrated

Press Release – Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards

10 August 2017 – Transpower, Venture Southland, Trustpower, ChargeNet, LZ, STOS, GNS Science, Flick Electric, Active Refrigeration and Alan Jenkins were the winners of the 2017 Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards, announced last night. Over 600 people … Read more »

New benefits for Electric Vehicle owners

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New benefits for Electric Vehicle owners Operators of electric vehicles (EVs) are set to benefit from rule changes which will see heavy electric vehicles exempt from road user charges and potentially allow drivers of electric vehicles to use bus and … Read more »

Independent energy retailer wins People’s Choice Award

Press Release – Consumer NZ

Independent energy retailer wins Consumer NZ Peoples Choice award Flick Electric Co. has topped Consumer NZs annual energy retailer customer satisfaction survey and has been named its Peoples Choice award winner. Read more »

Powering Gisborne into the future

Press Release – Eastland Group

The Gisborne region is set to lead the way in emerging technologies, with the establishment of an innovative new community-focused energy hub. Electric Village is being developed by infrastructure company Eastland Group, which operates Eastland Generation, Eastland … Read more »

Vector’s Australasian first in salt plant energy solution

Press Release – Vector

Vector creates Australasian first in salt plant energy solution An Australasian first to integrate a Tesla Powerpack with wind generation will soon be switched on at a salt manufacturing factory at Lake Grassmere, at the top of New Zealands … Read more »

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