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Energy Pilot Launches To Empower Local Communities

Tuesday, 9 July 2024, 10:18 am | Ara Ake

A collaboration between Ara Ake, Orion and the Community Energy Network is piloting a programme to support Christchurch and Selwyn communities develop a range of community energy projects. More >>

Continuing The Momentum: Energy Hardship Conference Returns

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 7:39 am | Ara Ake

Co-hosted by Ara Ake, WISE Charitable Trust and Community Energy Network, the conference will focus on the state of energy hardship in Aotearoa New Zealand while highlighting innovative community energy solutions. More >>

Innovative Pilot Shows Virtual Power Plants Can Play An Important Role In Managing Winter Peaks

Monday, 26 February 2024, 8:43 am | Ara Ake

A collaborative pilot unlocking the potential of residential solar batteries contributing to the national grid during winter peak demand has concluded, marking a technical success with valuable insights gained. In May 2023, Ara Ake teamed up with solar-and-battery-as-a-service ... More >>

Offshore Renewable Energy Forum Returns To Propel Aotearoa’s Low-emission Future

Thursday, 25 January 2024, 12:14 pm | Ara Ake

This March, Ara Ake and Te Puna Umanga Venture Taranaki will host the 2024 Offshore Renewable Energy Forum. It will be the fourth offshore energy event since its inception in 2020, and aims to bring together Iwi, key sector stakeholders and the broader ... More >>

Ara Ake Chosen To Administer New $20 Million Distributed Flexibility Innovation Fund

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 12:22 pm | Ara Ake

Ara Ake, Aotearoa New Zealand's Future Energy Centre, will help run and administer the government’s new Distributed Flexibility Innovation Fund to support the electricity system to manage demand. “This $20 million fund from Budget 2023 will support innovative ... More >>

Future Energy Centre Secures Additional 10 Years Of Funding

Thursday, 13 July 2023, 11:43 am | Ara Ake

Ara Ake – Aotearoa New Zealand’s future energy centre – has received an additional $70 million in funding from the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) to continue its mandate to accelerate the nation’s transition to a more sustainable, ... More >>

From The Netherlands To Taranaki: World’s Lightest Solar Panels To Power Aotearoa’s National Future Energy Centre

Monday, 29 May 2023, 10:49 am | Ara Ake

New Zealand will be the first country in the world to receive solar panels from Dutch start-up Solarge - the most circular, lightweight solar panels ever produced. Ara Ake, Aotearoa’s Future Energy Centre, will receive the first international ... More >>

National Energy Hardship Conference Coming To Taranaki

Monday, 8 May 2023, 10:30 pm | Ara Ake

Later this month, Ara Ake, Community Energy Network, Waitara Initiatives Supporting Employment (WISE) Charitable Trust and Taranaki Chamber of Commerce are bringing the Reducing Energy Hardship Conference to New Plymouth. Supported by Powerco, Todd ... More >>

Offshore Renewable Energy Forum Brings Key Global Players To Taranaki

Friday, 10 March 2023, 2:24 pm | Ara Ake

On 8 and 9 March, Ara Ake and Taranaki regional development agency, Te Puna Umanga Venture Taranaki, hosted the third Offshore Renewable Energy Forum in New Plymouth to explore the challenges and the significant opportunities for a successful offshore ... More >>

Offshore Renewable Energy Forum To Focus On Accelerating The Development Of Offshore Renewable In Aotearoa New Zealand

Thursday, 9 February 2023, 1:30 pm | Ara Ake

This March, Ara Ake and Te Puna Umanga/Venture Taranaki will host the 2023 Offshore Renewable Energy Forum. This event follows on from the successful 2020 Offshore Wind Forum and the 2021 Offshore Future Energy Forum. The 2023 Forum aims to build on ... More >>

Europe Partnership Brings Global Opportunities For Innovators

Friday, 2 December 2022, 9:57 am | Ara Ake

Ara Ake and the Auckland Business Chamber have signed a partnership to lead an Aotearoa New Zealand consortium in joining the Enterprise Europe Network (The Network) as the New Zealand International Network Partner. The Network is one of the world’s ... More >>

Finalists Announced - Strong Global Interest In New Zealand Decarbonisation Challenge

Monday, 7 November 2022, 9:29 am | Ara Ake

Aotearoa New Zealand’s future energy centre, Ara Ake, has welcomed the strong international interest in its Electricity Distribution Business (EDB) Decarbonisation Challenge, with five of the six finalists being from offshore. In September, Ara ... More >>

What Fuel Should My Truck Use?

Tuesday, 23 August 2022, 12:09 pm | Ara Ake

Aotearoa New Zealand’s future energy centre, Ara Ake, is working with major road freight and transport companies to help them better assess the options and costs for decarbonising their road fleet. Ara Ake is partnering with H.W. Richardson Group ... More >>

Ara Ake Sees Big Opportunities For New Energy Innovations In The Emissions Reduction Plan

Monday, 16 May 2022, 5:32 pm | Ara Ake

New Zealand’s future energy centre, Ara Ake, has welcomed the release of the Emissions Reduction Plan and the first tranche of investments from the Climate Emergency Response Fund (CERF). Ara Ake Chief Executive Dr Cristiano Marantes says the Government’s ... More >>

Making It Easier To Share Solar: A World-first Pilot Launched On Hawke’s Bay Farm

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 6:14 pm | Ara Ake

A Hawke’s Bay farm is taking part in a world-first pilot, launching today, which allows customers to contract with more than one electricity supplier at a single location. The pilot of an innovation called multiple trading relationships (MTR), ... More >>

New Zealand-Singapore Partnership On Low Emissions Energy Demonstration Project

Friday, 22 April 2022, 10:20 am | Ara Ake

An energy innovation testbed will be established in New Zealand, providing a hub for the demonstration of new technology that could help lower emissions. New Zealand’s Future Energy Centre, Ara Ake, has facilitated a partnership between Ecolabs - a ... More >>

Interest In The Multiple Trading Relationships Pilot Exceeds Expectations

Monday, 6 December 2021, 9:05 am | Ara Ake

Ara Ake, New Zealand’s national new energy centre, now have several companies on board for their multiple trading relationships (MTR) pilot, a world-first that provides individuals and businesses with more choice and flexibility when it comes ... More >>

Emrod Gears Up For Largest Wireless Power Transfer Field Demonstration Yet

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 9:27 am | Ara Ake

Auckland-based startup Emrod will begin a field demonstration in Taranaki of its world-leading, long-range wireless power transfer technology early next year. The project has been enabled by Ara Ake, New Zealand’s national new energy development ... More >>

Ara Ake Calls For Participants To Sign Up To The First Multiple Trading Relationships Pilot In Aotearoa

Monday, 4 October 2021, 9:43 am | Ara Ake

Ara Ake is now seeking participants to join their multiple trading relationships (MTR) pilot. A world-first pilot that offers individuals and businesses more choice and flexibility when it comes to managing their electricity. The innovative concept ... More >>

Ara Ake partners with SI Hydro generators and Wegaw

Friday, 3 September 2021, 9:24 am | Ara Ake

South Island hydro generators Contact Energy, Meridian Energy and Genesis Energy have agreed to be involved in a collaborative project, with the aim of improving their water management and forecasting in their South Island snow-fed catchments. More >>





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