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18th Apr 21, 6:01am
A deep dive into what's causing wholesale electricity prices to soar and manufacturers curtail production
A deep dive into what's causing wholesale electricity prices to soar and manufacturers curtail production
18th Apr 21, 6:01am
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
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
15th Mar 21, 9:56am
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
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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12th Mar 21, 1:22pm
Public won't have access to Climate Change Commission's detailed models until June/July - after it gives the Government its final report
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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
12th Mar 21, 1:22pm
17th Feb 21, 10:09am
New Zealand's only oil refining company says it's made 'significant progress' toward converting its Northland refinery into an import terminal
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
13th Feb 21, 9:31am
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
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
10th Feb 21, 9:53am
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
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
2nd Feb 21, 2:59pm
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
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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31st Jan 21, 6:09pm
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
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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
31st Jan 21, 6:09pm
28th Jan 21, 12:26pm
Trustpower says it is 'testing market interest' in its retail energy business that has over 230,000 customers
Trustpower says it is 'testing market interest' in its retail energy business that has over 230,000 customers
28th Jan 21, 12:26pm
9th Dec 20, 2:51pm
David Hargreaves has a look at the curious emergence of takeover interest in the owner of Wellington Airport, Vodafone NZ and TrustPower
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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9th Dec 20, 8:56am
Infratil, owner of Wellington Airport, Vodafone NZ, Trustpower and Tilt Renewables, rebuffs $5.4 billion offer from AustralianSuper; Infratil share price rockets
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Infratil, owner of Wellington Airport, Vodafone NZ, Trustpower and Tilt Renewables, rebuffs $5.4 billion offer from AustralianSuper; Infratil share price rockets
9th Dec 20, 8:56am
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12th Oct 20, 9:45am
Brian Fallow takes a look at the energy policies of the Labour, National, Green and ACT parties against the backdrop of uncertainty over the future of the aluminium smelter at Tiwai Point and the oil refinery at Marsden Point
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Brian Fallow takes a look at the energy policies of the Labour, National, Green and ACT parties against the backdrop of uncertainty over the future of the aluminium smelter at Tiwai Point and the oil refinery at Marsden Point
12th Oct 20, 9:45am
28th Sep 20, 11:45am
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 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
10th Sep 20, 1:00pm
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
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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28th Aug 20, 12:41pm
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
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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
28th Aug 20, 12:41pm
29th Jul 20, 12:01pm
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
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
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Energy - Power
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Energy - Power
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Energy - Electricity
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Energy - Electricity
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
24th Jul 20, 2:58pm
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
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
9th Jul 20, 6:54pm
Assessing accelerated upgrades to the electricity grid and deferring investment in a shovel ready geothermal power station - the energy sector re-calibrates with NZAS's signaled exit
Assessing accelerated upgrades to the electricity grid and deferring investment in a shovel ready geothermal power station - the energy sector re-calibrates with NZAS's signaled exit
9th Jul 20, 6:54pm
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9th Jul 20, 11:29am
NZ Aluminium Smelters says lower cost power could prompt it to keep its doors open, but the window of opportunity is closing quickly; Government won't provide subsidy
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NZ Aluminium Smelters says lower cost power could prompt it to keep its doors open, but the window of opportunity is closing quickly; Government won't provide subsidy
9th Jul 20, 11:29am
25th Jun 20, 10:29am
An obtusely-worded update from NZ's only fuel refiner appears to indicate the company is favouring a previously signalled option to become solely a fuel importer
An obtusely-worded update from NZ's only fuel refiner appears to indicate the company is favouring a previously signalled option to become solely a fuel importer
25th Jun 20, 10:29am
10th Jun 20, 10:00am
Gareth Vaughan on the US$10 trillion rescue, buying shares in bankrupt companies, COVID-19 long-haulers, a reset for capitalism & a South Pacific tourism bubble
Gareth Vaughan on the US$10 trillion rescue, buying shares in bankrupt companies, COVID-19 long-haulers, a reset for capitalism & a South Pacific tourism bubble
10th Jun 20, 10:00am
22nd May 20, 11:37am
Budget 2020/21 - Summary of all spending plans
Budget 2020/21 - Summary of all spending plans
22nd May 20, 11:37am

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