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PEPANZ Welcomes New And Returning Ministers

Press Release – PEPANZ

The reappointment of Hon Dr Megan Woods as Minister of Energy and Resources has been welcomed by the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). “Dr Woods is an extremely diligent and well-informed Minister with … Read more »

Minister Of Energy And Resources Announced Today

Press Release – Electricity Networks Association

The Electricity Networks Association (ENA), which represents New Zealands 27 electricity lines companies, welcomed the re-appointment of Dr Megan Woods as Minister of Energy and Resources. ENA chief executive, Graeme Peters, said the ENA looked … Read more »

BEC Welcomes The Reappointment Of Minister Of Energy And Resources

Press Release – BusinessNZ

The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) has welcomed the reappointment of Dr Megan Woods to the role of Minister of Energy and Resources. BEC executive director Tina Schirr says she looks forward to continuing to work closely with the Minister. “BEC … Read more »

MILD Combustion For Clean Energy And Healing The Planet

Press Release – Molly Melhuish

New Zealand can and must become a world leader in a new technology that could make our electricity supply truly 100% renewable at low cost. Our hydro energy runs short in dry years, wind generation can fail for days at a time, and solar requires costly … Read more »

Is Renewable Energy A Victory Or A Diversion?

Article – RNZ

From The Detail Reaching 100 percent renewable energy in New Zealand sounds like a great statistic to boast about, but is it the best way of arresting climate change? Listen  Aotearoa is set to miss its climate change targets at the rate we … Read more »

New Energy Rankings Highlight Importance Of Balanced Energy System

Press Release – PEPANZ

New Zealands 12th place ranking in the global energy trilemma shows the importance of a balanced energy system, says the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). The World Energy Council uses the energy trilemma framework … Read more »

Activists Deliver A Message To Mining Lobby Straterra As Mining Lobby Cancels Conference

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Activists disrupted the work of mining advocates Straterra this morning by dumping buckets of coal in their central city Wellignton offices. This was salt in the wound for Straterra, as the mining lobbyists have just cancelled their annual conference … Read more »

New Zealand Remains In Top 10 For Energy Balance

Press Release – Business NZ

The World Energy Councils Energy Trilemma Index has become part of the energy dialogue both globally and in New Zealand. The Index illustrates the need for countries to balance energy security, energy equity and environmental sustainability. New Zealand … Read more »

Labour’s Next Steps To Reduce Climate Emissions

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will phase out fossil fuels in process heat by preventing installation of new low and medium temperature coal-fired boilers Decarbonise the public transport bus fleet by 2035 Support agricultural climate change research programmes Labour … Read more »

Summary: The Greens Clean Energy Plan

Article – Jack Young

A summary version of a policy analysis by Jack Young, Engineer specialising in industrial energy management and sustainability. Full version with references and scientific discussion also available. Read more »

Disability Advocates Say Energy Payments Must Continue

Press Release – NZ Disability Advisory Trust

Winter Energy Payments for people receiving income support end 01 October. The NZ Disability Advisory Trust is joining NGOs across the country calling for the payments to continue. Spokespeople for the Trust Madeline Wenmoth and Nicholas Stoneman, say … Read more »

Achieving The Best Possible Energy System

Press Release – Business NZ

The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) has released its advice to the incoming Government for the electoral term following next months election. The 2020 ENERGY BRIEFING outlines areas where the energy sector would like to work more closely with the incoming … Read more »

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