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Planning for a Safe Future at NZ Wind Energy Conference

Monday, 31 March 2014, 1:18 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

The fundamentals of the electricity sector have remained the same for around 100 years. However, in the same way the Boeing 747 created a new pattern of international travel, new electricity technology is about to create unpredictable upheaval within ... More >>

Electricity Sector Could Act to Reduce Carbon Pollution

Monday, 30 September 2013, 5:17 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

The recent Fifth Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a sobering analysis of where the world is heading if we continue to burn fossil fuels and pollute the atmosphere with carbon dioxide. More >>

NZ Wind Energy - Exit of Hauāuru mā raki Development

Tuesday, 20 August 2013, 2:51 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

The New Zealand Wind Energy Association is disappointed that Contact Energy has decided to exit the Hauāuru mā raki wind generation development on the Waikato coast. “Wind generation is charging ahead globally. 2012 was the biggest year yet for wind installations, ... More >>

Hurunui wind farm consented

Thursday, 18 April 2013, 5:24 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

The New Zealand Wind Energy Association (NZWEA) congratulates Meridian Energy on receiving consent for its proposed Hurunui Wind Farm in North Canterbury. The project was approved by the Environment Court earlier this week. More >>

NZ Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition

Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 11:10 am | NZ Wind Energy Association

NZ Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition 21-22 March, 2013, Wellington Town Hall “The world is heading down a renewable electricity path, with 50% of new electricity generation in 2012 making use of renewable energy sources,” says Eric Pyle, Chief ... More >>

NZ Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition

Thursday, 7 March 2013, 11:04 am | NZ Wind Energy Association

New Zealand’s premier renewable energy industry event has a lineup of over 60 international and New Zealand speakers, including the head of the Global Wind Energy Association, Steve Sawyer, Australian energy expert Hugh Outhred, Jeffery Skeer from the International ... More >>

Resource Management Act recommendations not all bad

Monday, 10 September 2012, 12:28 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

Some of the proposed changes to the RMA could help to better protect the environment while enabling appropriate development, says Eric Pyle, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Wind Energy Association, in response to environmental groups’ criticism ... More >>

Wind energy powering ahead with Mill Creek

Wednesday, 15 August 2012, 9:54 am | NZ Wind Energy Association

The New Zealand Wind Energy Association today congratulates Meridian Energy on turning the first sod at Mill Creek wind farm, near Wellington. “Construction of Mill Creek is an important step towards New Zealand’s renewable energy future,” says NZWEA ... More >>

Puketoi wind farm decision welcomed by Wind Energy

Monday, 25 June 2012, 6:51 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

The approval of resource consent for Puketoi Wind Farm is great news for New Zealand, says Eric Pyle, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Wind Energy Association. More >>

Wind powers ahead with Mill Creek

Friday, 15 June 2012, 10:35 am | NZ Wind Energy Association

New Zealand’s wind energy industry is powering ahead as the world celebrates Global Wind Day, says Eric Pyle, the chief executive of the New Zealand Wind Energy Association. More >>

Wind energy employment prospects strong

Thursday, 14 June 2012, 9:03 am | NZ Wind Energy Association

A new report released today, Economic Benefits of Wind Farms in New Zealand, shows that there will be considerable growth in employment in New Zealand’s wind industry over the coming years. The report was prepared by economics consultancy BERL for ... More >>

Wind creating green growth opportunities

Monday, 11 June 2012, 9:05 am | NZ Wind Energy Association

The New Zealand Wind Energy Association (NZWEA) supports the call for New Zealand to pursue green growth in Pure Advantage's New Zealand's Position in the Green Race report, released today. More >>

More wind power in NZ, producing 20% of our electricity

Tuesday, 3 April 2012, 2:22 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

There will be a 6-fold increase of wind generation in New Zealand, producing 20% of the country's electricity by 2030, according to analysis by the NZ Wind Energy Association. This is a big increase on the 5% of electricity generated by wind today. More >>

Major Wind Energy Conference Heads for Hamilton

Monday, 19 March 2012, 1:44 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

The annual New Zealand Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition takes place this year in Hamilton 2-4 April. The major industry event has a strong line up of home grown and international presentations and expects to see around 300 delegates listening ... More >>

Positive signs for wind energy in latest NZ Energy Outlook

Monday, 30 January 2012, 8:54 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

There are positive signs for the wind industry in the latest New Zealand Energy outlook, with capacity forecast to more than double over the next 18 years. However the estimate undershoots the amount of wind farms that will be built according to ... More >>

Welcome for approval of Mount Cass wind farm in Canterbury

Wednesday, 14 December 2011, 3:47 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

The approval of resource consent for a wind farm in Canterbury has been welcomed by Eric Pyle, Chief Executive of the NZ Wind Energy Association. “The approval of the Mount Cass wind farm by the Environment Court is a much needed boost for the ... More >>

Better off by up to $390pa each with more wind farms

Monday, 21 November 2011, 1:46 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

Economics report shows Kiwis will be better off by up to $390pa each with more wind farms More >>

NZWEA welcomes Government Energy Strategy

Tuesday, 30 August 2011, 11:19 am | NZ Wind Energy Association

The New Zealand Wind Energy Association has welcomed the New Zealand Government's Energy Strategy announcement today, as it confirms the target of 90% renewable electricity by 2025. More >>

Mill Creek Environment Court Consent a Positive Step

Tuesday, 16 August 2011, 2:17 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

The New Zealand Wind Energy Association has welcomed the Environment Court’s decision to uphold resource consent for the proposed Mill Creek wind farm near Wellington. “We welcome the decision as another positive step forward for the wind industry ... More >>

New CEO for New Zealand Wind Energy Association

Monday, 4 July 2011, 12:24 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

A new Chief Executive has been announced for the New Zealand Wind Energy Association (NZWEA). Eric Pyle will take up the position from 18 July. More >>

 

 

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