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Economist Brian Easton says trying to organise the electricity system around a competition model based on financial markets does not make sense
23rd Aug 21, 8:14am
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Economist Brian Easton says trying to organise the electricity system around a competition model based on financial markets does not make sense
Risk of power outages tonight and tomorrow morning passes, as electricity generators respond to Transpower's emergency call for more generation
17th Aug 21, 5:53pm
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Risk of power outages tonight and tomorrow morning passes, as electricity generators respond to Transpower's emergency call for more generation
Smaller players in electricity market lay formal complaint accusing Genesis and Contact of withholding power and creating an 'Undesirable Trading Situation'
12th Aug 21, 6:44pm
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Smaller players in electricity market lay formal complaint accusing Genesis and Contact of withholding power and creating an 'Undesirable Trading Situation'
Genesis CEO says Megan Woods' finger-pointing over Monday night's blackouts is 'misguided'; Electricity generators explain why they weren't operating at full capacity
10th Aug 21, 12:36pm
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Genesis CEO says Megan Woods' finger-pointing over Monday night's blackouts is 'misguided'; Electricity generators explain why they weren't operating at full capacity
Rain eases pressure on electricity system, but coal and gas continue to account for nearly a quarter of New Zealand's electricity generation
17th May 21, 3:52pm
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Rain eases pressure on electricity system, but coal and gas continue to account for nearly a quarter of New Zealand's electricity generation
Meridian to compensate NZ Aluminium Smelters if it uses less electricity at a time the system is under pressure and coal is keeping the lights on
28th Apr 21, 12:48pm
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Meridian to compensate NZ Aluminium Smelters if it uses less electricity at a time the system is under pressure and coal is keeping the lights on
A deep dive into what's causing wholesale electricity prices to soar and manufacturers curtail production
18th Apr 21, 6:01am
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A deep dive into what's causing wholesale electricity prices to soar and manufacturers curtail production
Guy Trafford notes that while farmers have achieved substantial productivity gains, the country as a whole hasn't as some Government policies and core SOEs undermine private sector improvements
16th Apr 21, 9:31am
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Guy Trafford notes that while farmers have achieved substantial productivity gains, the country as a whole hasn't as some Government policies and core SOEs undermine private sector improvements
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics shares his experiences of the big Texas winter storm and reflects on what it means for the economy when people have to go without the likes of electricity and indoor plumbing
26th Feb 21, 10:21am
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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics shares his experiences of the big Texas winter storm and reflects on what it means for the economy when people have to go without the likes of electricity and indoor plumbing
Labour aims for three-to-five year extension to life of the Southland smelter, including 'supporting' Transpower to allow reduced power costs for the smelter owner NZAS
28th Sep 20, 11:45am
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Labour aims for three-to-five year extension to life of the Southland smelter, including 'supporting' Transpower to allow reduced power costs for the smelter owner NZAS
Labour is now pledging to have 100% renewable electricity generation by 2030 and is targeting more electrification of transport and industry and further investment in emerging technologies such as green hydrogen
10th Sep 20, 1:00pm
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Labour is now pledging to have 100% renewable electricity generation by 2030 and is targeting more electrification of transport and industry and further investment in emerging technologies such as green hydrogen
National commits to 'facilitating negotiations' to keep aluminium smelter at Tiwai Point open, as Rio Tinto says it could stage a longer exit if it gets a 'fixed and fair' electricity transmission price
28th Aug 20, 12:41pm
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National commits to 'facilitating negotiations' to keep aluminium smelter at Tiwai Point open, as Rio Tinto says it could stage a longer exit if it gets a 'fixed and fair' electricity transmission price
Climate Change Commissioner Rod Carr on the need for a national energy plan, what to do with Tiwai Point's electricity, decarbonising transport and more
29th Jul 20, 12:01pm
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Climate Change Commissioner Rod Carr on the need for a national energy plan, what to do with Tiwai Point's electricity, decarbonising transport and more
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Energy - Electricity
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
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Election 2020 - Party Policies - Energy - Electricity
Brian Fallow argues there is a better use for the electricity consumed by the Tiwai Point smelter than keeping a reluctant foreign owner in a business it wants to quit
24th Jul 20, 2:58pm
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Brian Fallow argues there is a better use for the electricity consumed by the Tiwai Point smelter than keeping a reluctant foreign owner in a business it wants to quit
Rio Tinto's dangling the potential closure of Tiwai Point in front of the Government. What's its power play and what are the consequences for New Zealand?
25th Oct 19, 5:50am
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Rio Tinto's dangling the potential closure of Tiwai Point in front of the Government. What's its power play and what are the consequences for New Zealand?
Taxpayer support for New Zealand Aluminium Smelter not an option, says Energy Minister Megan Woods, as owner considers closure
23rd Oct 19, 10:15am
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Taxpayer support for New Zealand Aluminium Smelter not an option, says Energy Minister Megan Woods, as owner considers closure
A look into the viability of the future the Government envisages, where an over-supply of renewable energy is captured, stored in hydrogen cells and exported
3rd Sep 19, 2:10pm
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A look into the viability of the future the Government envisages, where an over-supply of renewable energy is captured, stored in hydrogen cells and exported
Nirmal Nair on the depth of energy stocks in NZX, Norway's wealth fund and renewables, Saudi Arabia's Aramco IPO delay, Royal Dutch Shell's electric aspirations and the top global power companies
7th Jun 19, 10:00am
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Nirmal Nair on the depth of energy stocks in NZX, Norway's wealth fund and renewables, Saudi Arabia's Aramco IPO delay, Royal Dutch Shell's electric aspirations and the top global power companies
Vector targeting funds raised to repay some existing bank debt and to 'diversify' its funding sources
1st May 19, 11:31am
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Vector targeting funds raised to repay some existing bank debt and to 'diversify' its funding sources
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
26th Feb 19, 11:43am
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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
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
26th Feb 19, 7:53am
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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
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
23rd Jan 19, 9:04am
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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
Energy Minister Megan Woods and her shadow minister Jonathan Young go head-to-head as bill banning new oil/gas exploration passes
7th Nov 18, 8:35pm
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Energy Minister Megan Woods and her shadow minister Jonathan Young go head-to-head as bill banning new oil/gas exploration passes
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
17th Oct 18, 6:42am
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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