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Tesla Chair Robyn Denholm To Discuss Renewable Energy And Transport Disruption At APEC CEO Summit 2021

Press Release – APEC NZ

The global transition to renewable energy and the enormous opportunities it provides will be the theme of Tesla Chair Robyn Denholms address at the APEC CEO Summit being hosted in Auckland, New Zealand, in November. Her discussion will explore how … Read more »

Refinery Rethink Welcomed But Still Shortsighted

Press Release – Social Credit

Social Credit welcomes the release of the governments rethink on the potential closure of the Marsden Point oil refinery, but calls the cabinet paper lacking in depth and missing significant wider issues that it should have considered. … Read more »

WWF-New Zealand: New NDCs Are A Slap In The Face

Press Release – WWF-New Zealand

These new NDCs will not keep global temperatures to a 1.5C degrees of warming with decades of inaction set to continue. 31 October 2021 Instead of actually delivering ambitious NDCs or even merely adequate NDCs, this government has only tinkered with … Read more »

New Zealand’s Government Wimps Out On Climate Action Again With Dodgy NDC

Press Release – Greenpeace

Greenpeace is giving a frosty reception to the Governments new Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) climate targets announced today. “The Governments latest promise to reduce emissions through the NDC play fast and loose with the numbers … Read more »

Govt Increases Contribution To Global Climate Target

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealand will significantly increase its contribution to the global effort to tackle climate change by reducing net greenhouse emissions by 50 percent by 2030, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Climate Change Minister James Shaw announced today … Read more »

Retailers To Work With Electricity Authority On Wholesale Market Operations

Press Release – ERANZ

Retailers will work constructively with the Electricity Authority so consumers can continue to have confidence in their electricity supply, Electricity Retailers Chief Executive Cameron Burrows says. The Electricity Authority has today released … Read more »

MEUG Statement On Electricity Authority’s Wholesale Market Review

Press Release – Major Electricity Users Group

MEUG wishes to acknowledge the Electricity Authoritys review of the wholesale electricity market, including its issues and discussion paper released today. At stake is confidence in the wholesale electricity market to deliver good outcomes … Read more »

Electricity Sector Leads Development Of New Zealand’s Decarbonised Future

Press Release – Mercury Energy

Confirmed investments in new renewable electricity shows the importance of market incentives to help high-emissions sectors reduce reliance on fossil fuels. The worlds most important climate change conference, COP26, is days away now. New … Read more »

Lights Out

Press Release – Primary Land Users Group

The government has spoken about the use of major infrastructure projects as a means of kick-starting our economy and all infrastructure projects start with an increased demand for supply infrastructure. There are many people in New Zealand that are proposing … Read more »

Major Contract Awarded To Power NZ Battery Investigation

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A consortium of specialist firms has been awarded a major contract to advance the New Zealand Battery Projects feasibility investigation into a pumped hydro storage scheme at Lake Onslow, the Minister of Energy and Resources Megan Woods has announced. Read more »

Draft ERP Shows E-mobility Will Be Our Future

Press Release – Drive Electric

The Governments consultation on the package of emissions reductions policies is another sign that e-mobility will be the future of vehicles in New Zealand. Drive Electric Chair Mark Gilbert says, The Government is proposing that 30 per cent … Read more »

Electricity Sector Investment On Track For 1.5 Degrees

Press Release – Mercury

Mercury has today said that current investment committed to new renewable generation until 2025 would bring emissions from the electricity sector to a level consistent with a 1.5-degree future. The consultation on the development of the Emissions Reduction … Read more »

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