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The Science of a Warm Home

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 9:17 am | Azwood Energy

We’ve all heard that a warm, dry home is a healthy home, but how warm does it need to be? How warm are New Zealand homes, generally? How can living in a cold indoor environment affect your health? Below what temperature are adverse health effects ... More >>

Accelerated Electrification” Misses the Mark on Process Heat

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 3:12 pm | Azwood Energy

Azwood Energy welcomes the Interim Climate Change Committee’s “Accelerated Electrification” report, which investigated the potential of electricity in greenhouse gas reduction. Azwood Energy agrees with the Committee’s view: “The challenge is clear – it ... More >>

A 100% Renewable Electricity Pipedream

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 7:22 pm | Azwood Energy

The Government’s plan to move to wholly renewable electricity by 2035 is “extravagant” and could drive up electricity prices by 39 per cent, industry insiders have heard. Coupled with recent findings that fossil fuel-generated electricity production has ... More >>

Renewable Energy Supply Constraints

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 4:06 pm | Azwood Energy

With “considerable uncertainty” in the market, the fragility of electricity supply has been thrown into sharp focus recently – meaning the attraction of utilising woody biomass for process heat production are now even greater. More >>

Government and Industry Back Wood Energy

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 10:46 am | Azwood Energy

Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods, has given a resounding endorsement for bioenergy, saying “wood energy will make a significant contribution” to New Zealand’s transition to a low emissions economy, as she formally opened Fonterra’s wood energy ... More >>

MBIE’s GHG Figures Define Clean Energy

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 2:16 pm | Azwood Energy

MBIE has released figures which illustrate wood fuel is the cleanest energy consumed for process heat in New Zealand, by a huge margin. The data indicates that replacing fossil fuels with wood energy could drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, ... More >>

Renewable Energy Futures: Biomass & Electricity

Friday, 26 October 2018, 1:15 pm | Azwood Energy

The utilisation of woody biomass as a fuel source for industrial processing will be vital to meeting New Zealand’s emissions targets, according to a local energy expert. Dr Martin Atkins, Senior Research Fellow with Waikato University’s Energy ... More >>

Woody Biomass - the Obvious Solution

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 10:33 am | Azwood Energy

One perplexing question arising in the wake of the release of the NZ Productivity Commission’s low-emission economy report, is why has the Government not realised that lowering emissions and the One Billion Trees Programme have one thing in common ... More >>

Biomass the Big Winner

Friday, 14 September 2018, 2:01 pm | Azwood Energy

Woody biomass was the big winner when the final Productivity Commission Report on a Low-emissions Economy was released last week. More >>

Otago set to lead New Zealand in renewable wood energy

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 12:01 pm | Azwood Energy

A recent report on wood energy has identified a means to reduce carbon emissions in Otago equivalent to removing 237,000 cars from the road. More >>

Why Forestry Biomass Is Carbon Neutral

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 12:05 pm | Azwood Energy

The Carbon Zero Bill - the legislation that will guide New Zealand to becoming carbon neutral by 2050 – is now out for consultation. Wood energy will play a vital role in helping New Zealand transition to a low-emissions future through conversions that ... More >>

Eco Pellets Reduce Reliance on Plastic Bags

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 12:41 pm | Azwood Energy

Azwood Energy has developed an eco-friendly wood pellet packaging option that gives Kiwis an alternative to non-recyclable soft plastic bags. More >>

If Energy Grew On Trees

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 4:24 pm | Azwood Energy

If Energy Grew On Trees - 19/06/18 Jonathan McKeown Azwood Energy It is always refreshing when structures and processes work as they were designed to. It’s an absolute triumph when it involves the public sector, an industry body and business. To their credit, ... More >>

 

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