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After this winter's close shaves, Transpower warns of more concerns ahead due to the unreliability of wind power
23rd Oct 23, 1:51pm
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After this winter's close shaves, Transpower warns of more concerns ahead due to the unreliability of wind power
The Commerce Commission says electricity systems need to be strengthened due to climate change
26th Sep 23, 3:19pm
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The Commerce Commission says electricity systems need to be strengthened due to climate change
Record breaking production of renewable electricity fails to alleviate worries over power reliability
14th Sep 23, 8:17pm
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Record breaking production of renewable electricity fails to alleviate worries over power reliability
We're supplying indie power retailers, Mercury says, as Electricity Authority defends its record on competition
7th Sep 23, 10:44am
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We're supplying indie power retailers, Mercury says, as Electricity Authority defends its record on competition
Electric Kiwi complains to the Commerce Commission, alleging gentailers are abusing their market power
6th Sep 23, 11:49am
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Electric Kiwi complains to the Commerce Commission, alleging gentailers are abusing their market power
End to offshore energy ban and storing CO2 underground among energy policies proposed by ACT for the coming election
3rd Sep 23, 2:53pm
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End to offshore energy ban and storing CO2 underground among energy policies proposed by ACT for the coming election
Murray Grimwood assesses future energy options for New Zealand off the back of the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment's energy transition consultation
31st Aug 23, 11:31am
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Murray Grimwood assesses future energy options for New Zealand off the back of the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment's energy transition consultation
Gavin Evans, Andreas Heuser & John Carnegie discuss energy sector issues and challenges with Eric Frykberg in our latest Of Interest podcast
12th Aug 23, 9:40am
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Gavin Evans, Andreas Heuser & John Carnegie discuss energy sector issues and challenges with Eric Frykberg in our latest Of Interest podcast
Boom times in electricity production and retailing forecast by investment analysts
10th Aug 23, 7:59am
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Boom times in electricity production and retailing forecast by investment analysts
Chief Sustainability Officer Rebekah Cain explains why BNZ joined the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and what it aims to achieve by being a member
5th Aug 23, 10:45am
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Chief Sustainability Officer Rebekah Cain explains why BNZ joined the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and what it aims to achieve by being a member
Political parties' energy spokespeople speak at election forum on energy policies with red tape and the need to reduce fossil fuel consumption being major concerns
31st Jul 23, 11:39am
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Political parties' energy spokespeople speak at election forum on energy policies with red tape and the need to reduce fossil fuel consumption being major concerns
New research indicates geothermal energy could make a big contribution to electricity needs
25th Jul 23, 4:06pm
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New research indicates geothermal energy could make a big contribution to electricity needs
Natural gas reserves drop below 10 years' supply, MBIE says, leading to a comparison between the NZ situation and the war hit European energy scenario
17th Jul 23, 10:44am
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Natural gas reserves drop below 10 years' supply, MBIE says, leading to a comparison between the NZ situation and the war hit European energy scenario
So far in 2023 electricity supply has run uncomfortably close to the safety margin almost as often as it did for the whole of last year, which is putting the electricity industry on edge
26th Jun 23, 11:27am
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So far in 2023 electricity supply has run uncomfortably close to the safety margin almost as often as it did for the whole of last year, which is putting the electricity industry on edge
Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton says decarbonising the economy will be expensive but pumped hydro is a positive idea
16th Jun 23, 11:34am
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Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton says decarbonising the economy will be expensive but pumped hydro is a positive idea
The Commerce Commission is reviewing the way it sets prices for electric lines companies and other monopolies, any change could ease investment limitations on decarbonising energy
14th Jun 23, 11:45am
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The Commerce Commission is reviewing the way it sets prices for electric lines companies and other monopolies, any change could ease investment limitations on decarbonising energy
Phase down of iron-sand based steel production and big cutback in free carbon credits in store after 3-way agreement at NZ Steel
21st May 23, 1:00pm
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Phase down of iron-sand based steel production and big cutback in free carbon credits in store after 3-way agreement at NZ Steel
Calls for faster decision making on a new scheme to support renewable electricity have been joined by the Electricity Authority
16th May 23, 3:30pm
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Calls for faster decision making on a new scheme to support renewable electricity have been joined by the Electricity Authority
August 2021 power outage leads to a big penalty imposed on Transpower after its actions were found remiss
8th May 23, 4:51pm
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August 2021 power outage leads to a big penalty imposed on Transpower after its actions were found remiss
Government puts massive price tag on potential Lake Onslow pumped hydro scheme to tackle dry year problem & wean NZ electricity off fossil fuels
16th Mar 23, 11:26am
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Government puts massive price tag on potential Lake Onslow pumped hydro scheme to tackle dry year problem & wean NZ electricity off fossil fuels
Timothy Welch argues the massive outages caused by Cyclone Gabrielle strengthen the case for burying power lines
15th Feb 23, 5:02pm
by Guest
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Timothy Welch argues the massive outages caused by Cyclone Gabrielle strengthen the case for burying power lines
NZ’s proposed pumped storage hydropower project will cost billions – here’s how to make it worthwhile
13th Dec 22, 4:44pm
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NZ’s proposed pumped storage hydropower project will cost billions – here’s how to make it worthwhile
Earl Bardsley explains what the Government investigating his idea for a pumped hydro scheme could mean for NZ's electricity market
29th Sep 22, 10:30am
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Earl Bardsley explains what the Government investigating his idea for a pumped hydro scheme could mean for NZ's electricity market
Small communities could be buying, selling and saving money on electric power right now – here’s how
28th Sep 22, 4:41pm
by Guest
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Small communities could be buying, selling and saving money on electric power right now – here’s how
Report ordered by the Government finds that the power cuts on one of the coldest nights of the year 'need not have happened' as there was enough load to keep the lights on
25th Nov 21, 1:31pm
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Report ordered by the Government finds that the power cuts on one of the coldest nights of the year 'need not have happened' as there was enough load to keep the lights on