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New report says imported biofuels needed to make NZ's electricity substantially more renewable because local sources are impractical or expensive
20th Jun 24, 7:54am
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New report says imported biofuels needed to make NZ's electricity substantially more renewable because local sources are impractical or expensive
New Zealand’s biggest solar farm says the Government has given some ‘good signals’ around consenting to large energy projects
15th Jun 24, 9:30am
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New Zealand’s biggest solar farm says the Government has given some ‘good signals’ around consenting to large energy projects
Revenue and Climate Change Minister Simon Watts eyes capital and funding opportunities in climate change, with energy and emissions high on that list
13th Jun 24, 5:00am
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Revenue and Climate Change Minister Simon Watts eyes capital and funding opportunities in climate change, with energy and emissions high on that list
Solar farms can eat up farmland – but ‘agrivoltaics’ could mean the best of both worlds for NZ farmers
6th Jun 24, 2:29pm
by Guest
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Solar farms can eat up farmland – but ‘agrivoltaics’ could mean the best of both worlds for NZ farmers
How the Aussie government's Future Made in Australia initiative aims to move the country up the value chain & what it could offer Kiwis
6th Jun 24, 11:51am
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How the Aussie government's Future Made in Australia initiative aims to move the country up the value chain & what it could offer Kiwis
America’s green manufacturing boom, from EV batteries to solar panel production, isn’t powered by renewable energy − yet
3rd Apr 24, 9:39am
by Guest
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America’s green manufacturing boom, from EV batteries to solar panel production, isn’t powered by renewable energy − yet
Newsroom's Rod Oram on the 'deeply, deeply, deeply fascinating experience' of being on the ground at COP28 for the UAE consensus
19th Dec 23, 9:25am
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Newsroom's Rod Oram on the 'deeply, deeply, deeply fascinating experience' of being on the ground at COP28 for the UAE consensus
Christina Hood explains why New Zealand is one of the easiest countries in the world in which to get to net zero emissions of greenhouse gases
8th Nov 23, 2:30pm
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Christina Hood explains why New Zealand is one of the easiest countries in the world in which to get to net zero emissions of greenhouse gases
New Zealand’s carbon emissions are on the way down – thanks in part to policies now under threat
10th Oct 23, 9:16am
by Guest
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New Zealand’s carbon emissions are on the way down – thanks in part to policies now under threat
Robert Brecha says EV sales growth points to oil demand peaking by 2030, so why is the oil industry doubling down on production?
21st Sep 23, 9:51am
by Guest
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Robert Brecha says EV sales growth points to oil demand peaking by 2030, so why is the oil industry doubling down on production?
Record breaking production of renewable electricity fails to alleviate worries over power reliability
14th Sep 23, 8:17pm
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Record breaking production of renewable electricity fails to alleviate worries over power reliability
The Clean Power Payment would help homeowners fund solar panels, better insulation, and to replace gas powered appliances
13th Aug 23, 11:00am
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The Clean Power Payment would help homeowners fund solar panels, better insulation, and to replace gas powered appliances
Gavin Evans, Andreas Heuser & John Carnegie discuss energy sector issues and challenges with Eric Frykberg in our latest Of Interest podcast
12th Aug 23, 9:40am
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Gavin Evans, Andreas Heuser & John Carnegie discuss energy sector issues and challenges with Eric Frykberg in our latest Of Interest podcast
Kevin Trenberth says meeting the long-term climate threat takes more than private investment so suggests 10 ways NZ can be smart and strategic
10th Aug 23, 11:31am
by Guest
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Kevin Trenberth says meeting the long-term climate threat takes more than private investment so suggests 10 ways NZ can be smart and strategic
Global investment giant Blackrock will raise $2b from NZ investors to fund the solar, wind, green hydrogen and battery storage needed in a low-carbon economy
8th Aug 23, 12:26pm
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Global investment giant Blackrock will raise $2b from NZ investors to fund the solar, wind, green hydrogen and battery storage needed in a low-carbon economy
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Three wind farms and nine solar panel projects to be put to a consenting panel for fast-track approval under emergency law
7th Aug 23, 6:01pm
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Three wind farms and nine solar panel projects to be put to a consenting panel for fast-track approval under emergency law
Political parties' energy spokespeople speak at election forum on energy policies with red tape and the need to reduce fossil fuel consumption being major concerns
31st Jul 23, 11:39am
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Political parties' energy spokespeople speak at election forum on energy policies with red tape and the need to reduce fossil fuel consumption being major concerns
We could need 6 times more of the minerals used for renewables and batteries. How can we avoid a huge increase in mining impacts?
29th Jun 23, 1:01pm
by Guest
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We could need 6 times more of the minerals used for renewables and batteries. How can we avoid a huge increase in mining impacts?
Calls for faster decision making on a new scheme to support renewable electricity have been joined by the Electricity Authority
16th May 23, 3:30pm
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Calls for faster decision making on a new scheme to support renewable electricity have been joined by the Electricity Authority
NIWA's Craig Stevens on why New Zealand's looking offshore for future renewable energy
17th Apr 23, 4:48pm
by Guest
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NIWA's Craig Stevens on why New Zealand's looking offshore for future renewable energy
Earl Bardsley explains what the Government investigating his idea for a pumped hydro scheme could mean for NZ's electricity market
29th Sep 22, 10:30am
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Earl Bardsley explains what the Government investigating his idea for a pumped hydro scheme could mean for NZ's electricity market
Small communities could be buying, selling and saving money on electric power right now – here’s how
28th Sep 22, 4:41pm
by Guest
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Small communities could be buying, selling and saving money on electric power right now – here’s how
Murray Grimwood outlines why and how be believes our relationship with, and understanding of, energy must change
6th May 22, 9:28am
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Murray Grimwood outlines why and how be believes our relationship with, and understanding of, energy must change
NZ Super Fund says it plans a development that would power over 650,000 homes and be much the biggest of its type in the country
29th Mar 22, 9:32am
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NZ Super Fund says it plans a development that would power over 650,000 homes and be much the biggest of its type in the country
Kiwisaver research charity calls for fund managers to divest from Russian companies, meanwhile West Auckland licensing Trust 'divests' from Russian vodka
1st Mar 22, 3:37pm
by Toby Allen
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Kiwisaver research charity calls for fund managers to divest from Russian companies, meanwhile West Auckland licensing Trust 'divests' from Russian vodka