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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
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
New Zealand's only oil refinery at Marsden Point to become an import-only fuel terminal
6th Aug 21, 2:38pm
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New Zealand's only oil refinery at Marsden Point to become an import-only fuel terminal
Meridian and Contact investigating use of renewable energy in Southland to produce green hydrogen 'at scale' once the aluminium smelter contract finishes at the end of 2024
22nd Jul 21, 10:22am
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Meridian and Contact investigating use of renewable energy in Southland to produce green hydrogen 'at scale' once the aluminium smelter contract finishes at the end of 2024
Shareholders in NZ's only oil refinery will vote next month on plans to turn it into an import-only facility by the middle of next year; the move's expected to cost in excess of $350 million
5th Jul 21, 12:12pm
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Shareholders in NZ's only oil refinery will vote next month on plans to turn it into an import-only facility by the middle of next year; the move's expected to cost in excess of $350 million
Mercury says it will have about 780,000 connections across both energy and telco services once the acquisition of the Trustpower assets has been completed
21st Jun 21, 11:41am
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Mercury says it will have about 780,000 connections across both energy and telco services once the acquisition of the Trustpower assets has been completed
There's likely to be some cross-party consensus on emissions budgets; Differences will arise when it comes to a plan on how to achieve these budgets
9th Jun 21, 6:04pm
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There's likely to be some cross-party consensus on emissions budgets; Differences will arise when it comes to a plan on how to achieve these budgets
Climate Change Commission publishes its final emissions reduction budgets, noting New Zealand's starting point is worse than expected, so more will need to be done
9th Jun 21, 12:03pm
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Climate Change Commission publishes its final emissions reduction budgets, noting New Zealand's starting point is worse than expected, so more will need to be done
New Zealand's only oil refining company is pressing ahead with plans to convert its Northland refinery into an import terminal after reaching agreements with Z Energy
25th May 21, 9:50am
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New Zealand's only oil refining company is pressing ahead with plans to convert its Northland refinery into an import terminal after reaching agreements with Z Energy
Budget 2021/22 - Summary of all spending plans
21st May 21, 2:12pm
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Budget 2021/22 - Summary of all spending plans
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
The Climate Change Commission's Rod Carr details how & why NZ needs to make fundamental changes to transition to a thriving, climate-resilient, low emissions economy
5th May 21, 8:04am
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The Climate Change Commission's Rod Carr details how & why NZ needs to make fundamental changes to transition to a thriving, climate-resilient, low emissions economy
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
Powerdownkiwi marks his ten years commenting here with a Top 10, noting his message gets a more sympathetic hearing now, after another decade of obvious economic imbalance
5th Apr 21, 10:22am
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Powerdownkiwi marks his ten years commenting here with a Top 10, noting his message gets a more sympathetic hearing now, after another decade of obvious economic imbalance
Government controlled power generator and retailer Mercury is buying the NZ assets of Tilt Renewables in a deal that will see Australia's PowAR buy out the Australian assets of Tilt
15th Mar 21, 9:56am
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Government controlled power generator and retailer Mercury is buying the NZ assets of Tilt Renewables in a deal that will see Australia's PowAR buy out the Australian assets of Tilt
Public won't have access to Climate Change Commission's detailed models until June/July - after it gives the Government its final report
12th Mar 21, 1:22pm
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Public won't have access to Climate Change Commission's detailed models until June/July - after it gives the Government its final report
New Zealand's only oil refining company says it's made 'significant progress' toward converting its Northland refinery into an import terminal
17th Feb 21, 10:09am
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New Zealand's only oil refining company says it's made 'significant progress' toward converting its Northland refinery into an import terminal
Gareth Vaughan on whether COVID corporate winners should share their profits with COVID corporate losers, Dr Doom vs crypto-currency spruikers, central bank cryptos & Fed boss gets serious about unemployment
13th Feb 21, 9:31am
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Gareth Vaughan on whether COVID corporate winners should share their profits with COVID corporate losers, Dr Doom vs crypto-currency spruikers, central bank cryptos & Fed boss gets serious about unemployment
Infratil says its CEO of the past 12 years Marko Bogoievski is leaving the job in April, but he will be staying on as chief executive of Infratil's manager Morrison & Co
10th Feb 21, 9:53am
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Infratil says its CEO of the past 12 years Marko Bogoievski is leaving the job in April, but he will be staying on as chief executive of Infratil's manager Morrison & Co
Climate Change Commission puts $34 billion price tag on needed action by 2035; Says NZ could struggle to access markets, lag technologically and spend a fortune on offsets if investment isn't made
2nd Feb 21, 2:59pm
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Climate Change Commission puts $34 billion price tag on needed action by 2035; Says NZ could struggle to access markets, lag technologically and spend a fortune on offsets if investment isn't made
Fewer cows, more EVs, no coal, less reliance on forestry offsets - Climate Change Commission outlines what NZ needs to do to slash emissions by 36% in 14 years
31st Jan 21, 6:09pm
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Fewer cows, more EVs, no coal, less reliance on forestry offsets - Climate Change Commission outlines what NZ needs to do to slash emissions by 36% in 14 years
Trustpower says it is 'testing market interest' in its retail energy business that has over 230,000 customers
28th Jan 21, 12:26pm
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Trustpower says it is 'testing market interest' in its retail energy business that has over 230,000 customers
David Hargreaves has a look at the curious emergence of takeover interest in the owner of Wellington Airport, Vodafone NZ and TrustPower
9th Dec 20, 2:51pm
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David Hargreaves has a look at the curious emergence of takeover interest in the owner of Wellington Airport, Vodafone NZ and TrustPower