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Labour’s Policy Is Leading To Energy Emergency

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Power prices rising to two to three times the long-run average, is the latest sign New Zealand is rapidly facing an energy emergency, Nationals Energy and Resources spokesperson Barbara Kuriger says. The consequences of Labours oil and gas … Read more »

Future Of Energy Event Not Your Average Conference

Press Release – Energy Academy

People with big ideas on the future of energy in New Zealand are invited to join the LUMO symposium this November. Hosted by Energy Academy, which was born out of local electricity distribution company Orion Groups commitment to powering … Read more »

Taranaki Community Transition Plan Wants Fossil Fuel Phase Out By 2030

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

A new just transition plan released today by Climate Justice Taranaki calls for a major shift towards a domestic economy and away from exports and imports in a phase out of fossil fuels by 2030. The document focuses on Aotearoas three main greenhouse … Read more »

Bans Are Not The Way To Transition

Press Release – Energy Resources Aotearoa

Efforts to phase out coal and natural gas announced by the Government today are a blow to New Zealands energy security and well-being, according to Energy Resources Aotearoa. “Right now we are seeing major industries cutting back production … Read more »

Gas Plan Boosts Taupō Energy Hub

Press Release – Firstgas Group

A plan to blend Taup -generated hydrogen into local natural gas supplies, before switching to delivering 100 per cent hydrogen by 2050, will boost the local energy economy according to Firstgas Group, which operates the natural gas pipe networks … Read more »

Gas Plan For New Energy Hub In Waikato

Press Release – Firstgas Group

A plan to blend Waikato-generated hydrogen into local natural gas supplies, before switching to delivering 100 per cent hydrogen by 2050, will create a new local energy economy according to Firstgas Group, which operates the natural gas pipe networks … Read more »

Focus On Gross Emissions Puts Commission Plan On Wrong Track

Press Release – Energy Resources Aotearoa

An unnecessary focus on gross rather than net emissions has put the Climate Change Commission on the wrong track, according to Energy Resources Aotearoas submission on the Commissions draft advice. “Our sector fully supports the transition … Read more »

A Zero Carbon Gas Future For New Zealand – Firstgas Group Announces Results Of Hydrogen Trial Study

Press Release – Firstgas Group

Firstgas Group has today announced a plan for decarbonisation of its gas pipeline network in New Zealand. Hydrogen will be blended into the North Island natural gas network from 2030, with conversion to a 100 per cent hydrogen grid by 2050. This … Read more »

Taranaki To Play Critical Role In A Zero-Carbon Gas Future For New Zealand

Press Release – Venture Taranaki

Taranaki Regional Development Agency Venture Taranaki welcomes Firstgas Groups findings from their recent Hydrogen Trial report, commending the very substantive piece of work they have completed. “It is evident Taranaki will continue to … Read more »

Renewables, Disruptive Technologies Seen As Energy Leader’s Key Priorities

Press Release – Business NZ Energy Council

The twelfth annual World Energy Council (WEC) Issues Monitor for New Zealand shows climate change, renewable energy and energy efficiency are hot issues for energy executives. This year energy leaders see carbon abatement as a critical uncertainty, … Read more »

Government Facing The Reality Of Importing Gas

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

A flurry of revelations in the past month show the oil and gas ban is unfolding exactly as officials predicted, Nationals Energy and Resources spokesperson Barbara Kuriger says. Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods told Parliament today that … Read more »

Energy Wins A Successful Step In Cutting NPDC Carbon Footprint

Press Release – New Plymouth District Council

LED street lights. Our district is growing, but NPDC has shrunk its carbon footprint over the last 15 years, even while it serves more people. And our emissions are expected to fall even faster if Councillors greenlight to proposals to Green our Place in … Read more »

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