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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
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
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
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
The country's lakes have been topped up and the main gas field is back in action, but electricity prices have settled at an elevated level and aren't expected to fall. We look at what's going on
30th Aug 19, 9:51am
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The country's lakes have been topped up and the main gas field is back in action, but electricity prices have settled at an elevated level and aren't expected to fall. We look at what's going on
Around the world loud voices are calling for countries to become carbon neutral by 2050 but the costs will be enormous. Much higher R&D spending on green energy solutions would be far more effective, says Bjørn Lomborg
21st May 19, 9:29am
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Around the world loud voices are calling for countries to become carbon neutral by 2050 but the costs will be enormous. Much higher R&D spending on green energy solutions would be far more effective, says Bjørn Lomborg
A shift to clean energy is now feasible owing to the plummeting costs of solar and wind power, and breakthroughs in energy storage. The total system costs of renewable energy now rival fossil fuels
22nd Apr 19, 10:02am
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A shift to clean energy is now feasible owing to the plummeting costs of solar and wind power, and breakthroughs in energy storage. The total system costs of renewable energy now rival fossil fuels
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
9th Oct 18, 10:39am
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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
From hydrocarbons to hydrogen - what the Govt's investing in to help NZ transition to a low carbon economy in the wake of its oil and gas exploration ban
25th Jul 18, 7:23am
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From hydrocarbons to hydrogen - what the Govt's investing in to help NZ transition to a low carbon economy in the wake of its oil and gas exploration ban
Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods talks up NZ's comparative advantage producing renewable energy, but can't say how quickly its production can be scaled up 
5th May 18, 9:24am
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Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods talks up NZ's comparative advantage producing renewable energy, but can't say how quickly its production can be scaled up 
Nirmal Nair on global energy issues, electricity blackouts, infrastructure resilience and university trends for export skill/qualification training and more
24th Feb 17, 10:05am
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Nirmal Nair on global energy issues, electricity blackouts, infrastructure resilience and university trends for export skill/qualification training and more
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
12th Aug 16, 10:45am
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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
Nirmal Nair on a low carbon pathway; why old-energy prices don't fall as solar use rises; too much investment supply; Blackout watch; P2P for retail electricity, Dilbert & more
29th Apr 16, 12:01pm
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Nirmal Nair on a low carbon pathway; why old-energy prices don't fall as solar use rises; too much investment supply; Blackout watch; P2P for retail electricity, Dilbert & more
Oil price slump sees interest in 2015 Block Offer wane; companies awarded the nine exploration permits only commit to spending $4.4 million; Offer fails to attract new explorers to new areas
16th Dec 15, 1:47pm
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Oil price slump sees interest in 2015 Block Offer wane; companies awarded the nine exploration permits only commit to spending $4.4 million; Offer fails to attract new explorers to new areas
Nirmal Nair on renewable energy & Auckland, energy chattels for home sales, self driving cars & insurance, blackout watch, the future of universities, Dilbert & more
16th Oct 15, 10:02am
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Nirmal Nair on renewable energy & Auckland, energy chattels for home sales, self driving cars & insurance, blackout watch, the future of universities, Dilbert & more
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
24th Aug 15, 9:04am
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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
Carlos Chambers on renewable energy, California's multi-billion dollar problem, contagious solar, Australia's heel dragging, bursting bubbles, Dilbert & more
24th Apr 15, 2:47pm
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Carlos Chambers on renewable energy, California's multi-billion dollar problem, contagious solar, Australia's heel dragging, bursting bubbles, Dilbert & more
'Ifs' and 'buts' around the oil and gas industry's ability to bring mega bucks to NZ
30th Mar 15, 5:34pm
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'Ifs' and 'buts' around the oil and gas industry's ability to bring mega bucks to NZ
Friday's Top 10: Nirmal Nair with a global energy & emissions stocktake, Japan's rethink, Aussie axing, the 'out in the ocean' solution, US solar push, Dilbert & more
23rd May 14, 11:27am
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Friday's Top 10: Nirmal Nair with a global energy & emissions stocktake, Japan's rethink, Aussie axing, the 'out in the ocean' solution, US solar push, Dilbert & more
Murray Grimwood has a plan for our housing stock that would be more comfortable, appealing, more resilient to change and cheaper to maintain
10th May 14, 8:30am
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Murray Grimwood has a plan for our housing stock that would be more comfortable, appealing, more resilient to change and cheaper to maintain
Murray Grimwood thinks the current political leaders will be turned on when voters realise what he realises - growth now means economic failure sooner
12th Apr 14, 7:29am
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Murray Grimwood thinks the current political leaders will be turned on when voters realise what he realises - growth now means economic failure sooner
Murray Grimwood explains what he would do if he won an election, including not letting dissenters exploit the Tragedy of the Commons - would you vote for that?
29th May 13, 8:36am
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Murray Grimwood explains what he would do if he won an election, including not letting dissenters exploit the Tragedy of the Commons - would you vote for that?
Murray Grimwood serves up his best shots at the media on the way they report 'growth' - does he convince you?
19th May 13, 10:37am
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Murray Grimwood serves up his best shots at the media on the way they report 'growth' - does he convince you?
Murray Grimwood calls for a more fundamental debate on our energy use and sources; says that if it was more 'expensive', we might use it less casually
21st Apr 13, 5:00pm
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Murray Grimwood calls for a more fundamental debate on our energy use and sources; says that if it was more 'expensive', we might use it less casually
A Tale from Absurdistan. Justus Haucap provides a tourist’s guide through the quagmire of Germany’s ‘green energy’ policies
1st Apr 13, 12:00pm
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A Tale from Absurdistan. Justus Haucap provides a tourist’s guide through the quagmire of Germany’s ‘green energy’ policies
Neville Bennett deconstructs a large, dense MED Report that forecasts our future energy requirements, and takes an economists look at what drives it. Your view?
10th Feb 12, 7:32pm
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Neville Bennett deconstructs a large, dense MED Report that forecasts our future energy requirements, and takes an economists look at what drives it. Your view?