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Bioenergy Association congratulates Fonterra

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 9:24 am | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association congratulates Fonterra on its commitment to reduce absolute emissions by 30% by 2030, and transition towards net zero emissions by 2050. More >>

Govt now needs to focus on its Energy Efficiency Strategy

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 3:27 pm | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association says it’s pleased the Government’s refresh of the New Zealand Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy (NZEECS) focuses on the heat and transport opportunities available across New Zealand as implementing these will ... More >>

Coordination could speed up addressing climate change

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 11:48 am | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association says that coordination of effort across all of the sectors could speed up New Zealand’s ability to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lead to new business opportunities. More >>

Government ignores opportunities to avoid squandering $14b

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 11:07 am | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association says it’s disappointed the Government is not recognising that by investment in bioenergy and other renewable energy opportunities within New Zealand that it can avoid squandering $14billion to overseas countries to meet our ... More >>

Report ignores immediate climate change opportunities

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 9:21 am | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association says it’s disappointed that the report for GLOBE-NZ, Net zero in New Zealand - Scenarios to achieve domestic emissions neutrality in the second half of the century ignores the immediate opportunities for climate change ... More >>

Refresh of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 2:31 pm | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association says it’s pleased the Government’s draft refresh of the National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy (NZEECS) focuses on the heat and transport opportunities available across New Zealand to assist achieve the ... More >>

Invitation: Liquid biofuels Research Symposium 10 November

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 12:12 pm | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association and Advanced Biofuels Research Network (ABRN) have combined to host a symposium including international and local speakers providing an update on the latest research and market activities for liquid biofuels. More >>

Using wood fuel is heating up

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 10:07 am | Bioenergy Association

With the continual growth in the use of wood fuel for heating the Bioenergy Association is increasing its support for wood fuelled heat plant operators and maintenance staff, helping plant owners improve the performance of their plant and encourage others ... More >>

Government needs to walk the talk

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 2:44 pm | Bioenergy Association

Government needs to walk the talk with regard to climate change mitigation “The Government need to walk the talk with regard to climate change mitigation”, says Brian Cox, Bioenergy Association Executive Officer. “Central and local government ... More >>

“Yes we can!” achieve greenhouse gas mitigation

Monday, 30 May 2016, 10:51 am | Bioenergy Association

“When 22 of New Zealand’s energy efficiency and renewable energy associations are eager to convene at short notice to form a collective view, you know you are onto something worthwhile”, says Brian Cox, Bioenergy Association Executive Officer ... More >>

Renewable and energy efficiency associations say Yes we can

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 9:20 am | Bioenergy Association

The renewable and energy efficiency associations say that New Zealand can achieve the greenhouse gas emission reduction targets agreed in Paris by domestic mitigation rather than the purchase of international units, and they are out to demonstrate ... More >>

Bioenergy Association welcomes Z Energy as gold member

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 10:22 am | Bioenergy Association

Brian Cox, Executive Director of Bioenergy Association, said Z was currently putting the finishing touches on the most significant biofuel production facility ever seen in New Zealand and he welcomed Z’s strong support for the Association. More >>

Bioenergy Association welcomes energy awards recognition

Monday, 11 April 2016, 11:39 am | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association of New Zealand (BANZ) today welcomed the announcement by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority of the association’s executive officer, Brian Cox, as a finalist for an Energy Leadership Award. More >>

Welcoming the widening of renewable energy targets

Sunday, 6 March 2016, 11:09 am | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association today welcomed the announcement by Minister Bridges that he will be widening the Government’s energy targets from just electricity to include heat and transport energy which together provide 75% of our consumer energy demand. More >>

New Zealand should be following US lead

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 11:45 am | Bioenergy Association

New Zealand should be following the lead of US President Barack Obama to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and increase renewable energy generation, says the Bioenergy Association More >>

Heat opportunities for addressing climate change ignored

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 8:26 am | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association says it’s disappointed the Government’s climate change targets focus mainly on emissions reduction opportunities in agriculture and greater use of electric cars, with no mention of the potential of the heat sector. More >>

Climate change targets an opportunity, not a cost

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 5:20 pm | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association is encouraging the Government to see its climate change targets as an opportunity for New Zealand business and the economy, not a cost. More >>

Bioenergy Association and EECA collaborate

Friday, 29 May 2015, 10:05 am | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association has signed a collaboration agreement with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) to encourage New Zealand businesses to use more bioenergy. More >>

Bioenergy Association support for heat plant operators

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 9:36 am | Bioenergy Association

Bioenergy Association increases support for heat plant operators The New Zealand Bioenergy Association is increasing its support for wood fuelled heat plant operators and maintenance staff to help plant owners improve the operation of their plant and ... More >>

Speaker at bioenergy conference on Sweden's Low Carbon Plan

Friday, 8 August 2014, 4:56 pm | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association of New Zealand (BANZ) today welcomed the offer of a speaker from Boras in Sweden to be a Keynote Speaker at the conference being held next week in Auckland. More >>

 

 

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