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What’s Keeping Energy Leaders Awake At Night?

Press Release – Business NZ

BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) Executive Director Tina Schirr welcomes the release of the World Energy Councils Issues Monitor for 2020. The Issues Monitor provides a snapshot of what keeps energy policymakers, CEOs and leading experts in 104 countries … Read more »

Coalition Government Backdown On ‘Feebate’ Scheme Keeps New Zealand Trapped In The Past

Press Release – Drive Electric

New Zealand Firsts action to halt the introduction of a feebate scheme designed to support the nations transition to low-emission vehicles is a leap back into the industrial age, says Drive Electric Chairman Mark Gilbert. While … Read more »

Wellington’s Regional Healthy Housing Group Announces Appointment Of Inaugural Executive Officer

Press Release – Sustainability Trust

Wellingtons Regional Healthy Housing Group is excited to announce the appointment of its first Executive Officer. Amanda Scothern, who is currently the Programme Manager for Timor Leste with the International Womens Development Agency in Melbourne … Read more »

Proposed Energy Reforms Turn Off Trust In New Zealand Government

Press Release – NZ Compare

The latest research undertaken by leading online research agency, Opinion Compare , has found that while only 38% of the Kiwi population are aware of the proposed Government power reforms, 3 in 5 New Zealanders oppose the removal of prompt payment … Read more »

Affordable energy storage lacking

Press Release – Business NZ

BusinessNZ Energy Council executive director Tina Schirr welcomes the release of the World Energy Councils (WEC) Innovation Insights Brief – Five Steps to Energy Storage . Read more »

Independent retailers call for sanctions on generators

Press Release – Joint Media Statement

Independent electricity retailers call for immediate sanctions on generators to protect consumers from pumped up prices Read more »

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 »

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