Business Scoop


Absurd Collection Rate for Winter Energy Payment

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

New figures show that the Governments so-called Winter Energy Payment is welfare for the rich, and a massive waste of taxpayer money, says the New Zealand Taxpayers Union . Read more »

Draft decision to approve Wellington conductor replacement

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released its draft decision proposing to approve $23.5 million for Transpower to replace the conductors (overhead wires) and strengthen the structures of a 9.5km section of its high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission … Read more »

Infratil and Mercury full takeover offer for Tilt Renewables

Press Release – Infratil

15 August 2018 Infratil Limited and Mercury NZ Limited today announced their intention to make an offer to acquire 100% of the fully paid ordinary shares in Tilt Renewables Limited for NZ$2.30 per share. Read more »

Emissions Trading Scheme revisions timely and necessary

Press Release – NZ Forest Owners Association

Forest owners are calling the proposed revisions to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) both timely and necessary if New Zealand is to hope to meet its greenhouse gas reduction targets. Read more »

Manage your emissions – A call to action for all NZers

Press Release – The Emissions Workshop

It is time to act say the organisers of a new emissions reduction focused event (Net Zero New Zealand: The Emissions Workshop) planned for later this year. All New Zealand organisations whether in the private or public sector need to understand … Read more »

FY18 Results and Full Year Report

Press Release – Contact Energy

Relentless focus on cost efficiency offsets headwinds in wholesale markets to leave operating free cash flow stable; distributions to shareholders rise Read more »

ERANZ and Sustainability Trust partner to deliver access

Press Release – Electricity Retailers’ Association of NZ

The Electricity Retailers Association of New Zealand (ERANZ) is delighted to announce a new initiative called Access to Electricity. Read more »

Health risks of “Hothouse Earth” a disaster

Press Release – OraTaiao

A report released this week on the dangers of heading towards Hothouse Earth makes it clear that climate change is now a public health emergency. Read more »

Free eco design advice for households

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

The Dunedin City Council is offering free, independent advice on how to make homes warm, dry, healthy, and energy efficient. Read more »

Process heat study finds energy efficiency gap

Press Release – Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

A new report by PwC identifies how and when businesses spend money to reduce energy use and carbon emissions in some manufacturing processes. Read more »

New research shows EVs the clear choice for most kiwis

Press Release – Mercury Energy

NEWS RELEASE 8 August 2018 New research shows EVs the clear choice for most kiwis The overwhelming majority of New Zealanders see electric vehicles (EVs) as the way forward and almost half are considering getting one soon, according to new research* … Read more »

Building local and community energy

Press Release – University of Auckland

Mori and local communities have a vital role to play in New Zealands transition to a low carbon economy. That is the view of University of Auckland politics lecturer Dr Julie MacArthur and sociologist Dr Steve Matthewman who have initiated New Zealands … Read more »

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