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“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 >>

Bioenergy Association welcomes Auckland Low Carbon Plan

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 12:26 pm | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association of New Zealand (BANZ) today welcomed the Auckland Council’s release of its Energy Resilience and Low Carbon Action Plan, saying it will help create green jobs and foster economic growth as well as protect the climate. More >>

Wood fuel becomes a mainstream energy winner

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 2:42 pm | Bioenergy Association

“The announcement by Simon Bridges, the Minister of Energy and Resources that a flower nursery, K&L Nurseries, using wood fuel to produce heat for its operations is a Supreme Award Winner shows that wood has become a mainstream energy source.,” ... More >>

Govt support for greater use of wood fuel to replace coal

Friday, 9 May 2014, 1:00 pm | Bioenergy Association

The announcement by Simon Bridges, the Minister of Energy and Resources that the Government will contribute $1.5 million to improving the supply and use of wood fuel in Southland is a good signal that the Government is recognising the employment, ... More >>

Govt support welcome, doesn’t go far enough

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 1:10 pm | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association of New Zealand (BANZ) today welcomed the announcement last week by the Minister of Energy and Resources Simon Bridges of three energy efficiency initiatives to improve business productivity, but says that these don’t go far ... More >>

Biofuels soon to be mainstream in New Zealand

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 3:31 pm | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association Executive Officer Brian Cox welcomed today’s announcement by Z that it would be producing biodiesel on a retail scale as further confirmation that biofuels will soon be a mainstream fuel in New Zealand. Mr Cox said, More >>

Bioenergy Association encouraged by Govt support for biofuel

Friday, 26 July 2013, 5:06 pm | Bioenergy Association

The announcement by the Government of Primary Growth Partnership funding of $6.75 million) to investigate producing biofuels from forestry residues is encouraging and supports the forestry and wood processing sector strategy that identified that ... More >>

Bioenergy Association Statement - WoodScape

Friday, 14 June 2013, 3:31 pm | Bioenergy Association

Recent research undertaken for the forestry and wood processing sector has identified that some emerging biofuel technologies can provide attractive additional revenue streams for existing businesses. More >>

Renewable Energy Bill: BANZ Media Statement

Thursday, 13 June 2013, 1:45 pm | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association supports the introduction of legislation that encourages the use of bioenergy for the production of electricity as this will provide employment and economic growth opportunities for rural areas. More >>

Bioenergy Association statement on transport biofuels

Thursday, 14 February 2013, 2:33 pm | Bioenergy Association

Bioenergy Association of New Zealand welcomes Z Energy’s investigations into biodiesel and the launch of Green Fuels NZ – cementing domestic supply of biodiesel for the motoring public. More >>

   

 

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