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Neutered fuel price inquiry is a cruel joke

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to the final findings of the Commerce Commissions inquiry into fuel prices, New Zealand Taxpayers Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says: The Commerce Commissions whole inquiry should be roundly dismissed as a joke. The Government … Read more »

Government fuel tax hikes pump $565m out of Kiwis

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government is squarely to blame for Kiwis being fleeced at the petrol pump, having milked half a billion dollars out of motorists in just two years through its fuel tax hikes, Nationals Transport spokesperson Chris Bishop says. Read more »

Competitiveness and transparency in the retail fuel market

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Consumers will benefit from a more competitive, transparent retail fuel market as a result of changes the Government will be making in response to the findings of the Commerce Commissions study of the fuel sector. 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 »

EECA achieves carbon zero status

Press Release – EECA

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is walking its talk on reducing emissions by becoming a certified carbon zero organisation. 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 »

PGF approves wind turbines funding for Stewart Island

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Stewart Island/Rakiura has been granted $3.16 million from the Provincial Growth Fund to help build two wind turbines, putting the island on a path to sustainable electricity generation, Environment Minister David Parker announced today. Stewart … 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 »

Jadestone Energy to Acquire a 69% Interest in Maari

Press Release – Jadestone

Jadestone Energy Inc. to Acquire an Operated 69% Interest in the Maari Project, Offshore New Zealand November 18, 2019Singapore: Jadestone Energy Inc. (AIM:JSE, TSXV:JSE) (Jadestone or the Company), an independent oil and gas production … Read more »

Thousands rally against Govt assault on West Coast

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges has joined thousands of people on the West Cost as they rally against the Governments assault on the region. Read more »

International Energy Agency says major role for natural gas

Press Release – PEPANZ

Global demand for natural gas as a lower carbon energy source will continue to grow in coming decades, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA)s World Energy Outlook 2019. Read more »

Opportunity missed to make Zero Carbon Bill actually work

Press Release – Federated Farmers

The government failed to take on board common sense suggestions for the improvement of the Zero Carbon Bill yesterday. Read more »

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