Electricity

26 Feb 19, 11:43am
David Hargreaves says the lasting legacy of the Government's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will likely be increasing numbers of people dependent on the state for a roof over their heads
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26 Feb 19, 7:53am
Housing and Urban Development Ministry officials concede that the Govt's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will drive up rents, see rental stock taken off the market and may increase demand for public and emergency housing
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23 Jan 19, 9:04am
Make-up of NZ's future energy supply called into question as 'unprecedented' gas and hydro shortages see Genesis Energy's coal use hit a 5-year high
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7 Nov 18, 8:35pm
Energy Minister Megan Woods and her shadow minister Jonathan Young go head-to-head as bill banning new oil/gas exploration passes
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17 Oct 18, 6:42am
Warning bells rung loud and clear over oil/gas exploration ban adding pressure to an already stressed energy sector. Govt gives OMV more time to drill in Great South Basin
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9 Oct 18, 10:39am
Murray Grimwood, aka interest.co.nz commentator Power Down Kiwi, says NZ needs a strategic plan with all-party political support to achieve energy resilience
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4 Oct 18, 1:27pm
In the first of a two part series Murray Grimwood, aka interest.co.nz commentator Power Down Kiwi, outlines how important energy is to everything we do & its limitations
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6 Sep 18, 1:10pm
David Hargreaves argues that what is missing from the Government's Healthy Homes initiative is a long-term plan to modernise all of New Zealand's housing stock
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4 Sep 18, 1:53pm
The Productivity Commission on what we need to do to ensure we have enough electricity to power those electric vehicles and clean industrial heaters as we move to a low-emissions economy
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16 Mar 18, 11:57am
Nirmal Nair on bitcoin & power usage, cybersecurity threats to electricity grid resilience, NZ's tree planting, the Census, RD&D, microchipping employees, Dilbert & more
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15 Sep 17, 10:00am
Climate change advocate Paul Young on: Who broke the climate? Counting the cost of the weather, trying to balance the carbon emissions budget, why China is a big hope, NZ's inconvenient truth & more
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17 Jun 17, 10:02am
Nirmal Nair gazes into a crystal ball and predicts mega trends for 2037. He sees electric cars, cyber-crime, a better work-life balance, crypto-currencies & more
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27 May 17, 9:48am
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Energy - Electricity
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24 Feb 17, 10:05am
Nirmal Nair on global energy issues, electricity blackouts, infrastructure resilience and university trends for export skill/qualification training and more
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12 Aug 16, 10:45am
Nirmal Nair on benchmarking cities, renewable electricity generation, rising Auckland power bills, Apple Energy, Samsung's cars, Bolivia's white gold, blockchain, an engineering & teaching shortage, Dilbert & more
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31 May 16, 4:22pm
Labour and Green parties sign first ever Memorandum of Understanding to work together to change Government
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17 May 16, 11:48am
Electricity Authority proposal for new transmission pricing system would raise power bills in Auckland, Northland, Ashburton and Westland by up to NZ$100/yr; Tiwai Pt smelter charges to drop NZ$21 mln a year
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28 Oct 15, 3:49pm
The World Bank says NZ is the easiest place in the world to start a business & is ranked 1st for getting credit, but high electricity costs highlighted
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28 Sep 15, 2:29pm
Siah Hwee Ang outlines some of the challenges arising from plans to revamp Chinese state owned enterprises
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24 Aug 15, 9:04am
The NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp says the Huntly power station decision endorses the current market-based electricity structure by showing that prices are the best means to determine the allocation of resources
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