renewable energy

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
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
30th Aug 19, 9:51am
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
25th Jul 18, 7:23am
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
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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5th May 18, 9:24am
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 
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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 
5th May 18, 9:24am
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 global energy issues, electricity blackouts, infrastructure resilience and university trends for export skill/qualification training and more
24th Feb 17, 10:05am
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 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
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
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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16th Dec 15, 1:47pm
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
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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
16th Dec 15, 1:47pm
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
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
24th 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
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
24th Apr 15, 2:47pm
Carlos Chambers on renewable energy, California's multi-billion dollar problem, contagious solar, Australia's heel dragging, bursting bubbles, Dilbert & more
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
30th Mar 15, 5:34pm
'Ifs' and 'buts' around the oil and gas industry's ability to bring mega bucks to NZ
'Ifs' and 'buts' around the oil and gas industry's ability to bring mega bucks to NZ
30th Mar 15, 5:34pm
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
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
10th May 14, 8:30am
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 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
12th Apr 14, 7:29am
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 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
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 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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