Taupo Plains – Unison Bringing in Generators

Press Release – Unison

Unison Networks today advised it is bringing in generators to help those customers who potentially face no power from the network for a couple of weeks, while Unison repairs the network. Read more »

Taupo Plains – Power could be out for few weeks

Press Release – Unison

Unison Networks has advised that some customers in the Taupo Plains could be without power for a few weeks, and therefore the Company was looking at alternative solutions. Read more »

New Zealand heads towards 90% renewable generation

Press Release – Transpower

Transpower today said that recent levels of renewable generation on the power system has been around 90% a very positive step towards achieving the Governments target of 90% renewable generation by 2025. An upward trend in the use of renewable … Read more »

Power Restored for Some Rural Hawkes Bay Customers

Press Release – Unison

Power has been restored to about 70 customers in parts of Rural Hawkes Bay, Unison Networks has this morning advised. Read more »

Cross-country Access Biggest Challenge for Power Restoration

Press Release – Unison Networks

Unison Networks today advised that cross-country access continued to be the biggest challenge facing restoration response to those 200 customers without power in the Taupo Plains. Read more »

Power-affected hill country farmers coping well

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Civil Defence Group

A visit to the hill country north of Napier today has reassured the Hawkes Bay Civil Defence Emergency Management Group that people who have been without power since Saturday morning are coping well. Read more »

Unison Provides Advice on How to Get Through

Press Release – Unison

Hawkes Bay customers are still advised to prepare for a few days without power, as damage is extensive. Read more »

Vector Network News for the week ending 7 August 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 served 31.01 MWh of electricity, potentially saving as much as 41,217.68 kilograms of CO2 from being emitted into … Read more »

Civil Defence teams assess needs of those without power

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Civil Defence Group

Hawkes Bay Civil Defence Emergency Management Group (CDEM) has spent the morning in the hill country north of Napier assessing the needs of people who have been without power since Saturday morning. Read more »

Power Restoration Commences in Tutira

Press Release – Unison

Monday 8 August, 2016 With some 400 customers without power, Unison Networks is focused on restoring power where access allows and assisting the Taupo Plains community to get through what the company estimates will be at least a week without … Read more »

7/8/16 8pm: Power Restored for Some

Press Release – Unison Networks

Power Restored for Some, Around 400 Remain Without Power Across Taupo Plains and Parts of Hawkes Bay Read more »

Electricity retailers urge level playing field

Press Release – Electricity Retailers’ Association of NZ

Electricity retailers have urged the Commerce Commission to rethink their position on emerging technology in the electricity sector. Read more »

Orion prepares for snow in Christchurch

Press Release – Orion New Zealand Limited

Christchurch-based electricity distribution company, Orion New Zealand Limited, is ready to respond to any impacts on its network from the forecast bad weather. Read more »

NZ Startup is NZ’s only Multiple Utility Comparison Website

Press Release – Glimp.co.nz

New Zealand website glimp.co.nz is expanding its service to ensure more of us are getting the best deal for our broadband and power needs. Read more »

Vector Network News

Press Release – Vector Limited

A new charge on McDonalds menu Electric vehicle enthusiasts were undeterred by the wild and blustery weather on Friday 29 July with around 40 turning up to the launch of two rapid chargers at McDonalds Greenlane. On display were a number … Read more »

Divident forms – One week to go!

Press Release – Entrust

New to Auckland or details changed? Return your updated form by 8 August to receive Entrusts (formerly Auckland Energy Consumer Trust) annual dividend payment the way you want Read more »

Mercury inspired by new energy future

Press Release – Mercury

Mercurys chief executive Fraser Whineray says the change signals a new era of benefits for Kiwi consumers and the country from renewable energy and rapid advances in technology. Read more »

Z is New Zealand’s most trusted fuel company

Press Release – Z Energy

The votes are in Z is New Zealands most trusted petrol company after securing the top spot in this years Readers Digest Trusted Brands survey. The survey, now in its 16th year, asks Kiwis about their preferred New Zealand brands based on … Read more »

Trustpower Limited v Commissioner of Inland Revenue

Press Release – NZ Supreme Court

Trustpower derives its income from retail sales of electricity. It generates about half of the electricity it sells and buys the rest from other generators. During the 2006, 2007 and 2008 tax years, it incurred costs totalling approximately $17.7m … Read more »

UPDATE: Trustpower ‘very disappointed’ with judgement

Article – BusinessDesk

July 27 (BusinessDesk) – Trustpower is “very disappointed” with a Supreme Court ruling dismissing its bid to claim tax deductions on $17.7 million of project costs in a case closely watched by large-scale infrastructure developers. Read more »

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