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New Energy Book a Resource for Policy and Planning

Wednesday, 28 May 2008, 10:14 am | Centre for Advanced Engineering

The New Zealand Centre for Advanced Engineering (CAENZ) has released a fully revised edition of its Energy Information Handbook, with the aim of supporting informed debate on energy policy. More >>

Southland Dairy Shed Trial Tests Energy Efficiency

Tuesday, 20 March 2007, 12:24 am | Centre for Advanced Engineering

Most New Zealand dairy sheds could reduce electricity costs by $3000 to $5000 per year with limited capital expenditure and a payback period of less than five years, according to a trial of efficiency measures. More >>

Electricity Sector Seeks Incentives for DG

Thursday, 13 July 2006, 3:14 pm | Centre for Advanced Engineering

An energy industry forum on Distributed Generation (DG) has highlighted the need for regulatory incentives to encourage small and medium-scale decentralised electricity production. More >>

Energy Demand Prompts Fresh Interest in Bio-Energy

Friday, 25 November 2005, 2:57 pm | Centre for Advanced Engineering

New Zealand’s small bio-energy industry will have the opportunity to enter a new phase of research and collaboration on Monday (November 28) when more than 50 specialists meet in Christchurch to explore new approaches to producing fuel gas from biomass. More >>

Vulnerability to Infrastructure Failures

Thursday, 11 August 2005, 4:49 pm | Centre for Advanced Engineering

New Zealand needs to achieve a paradigm shift in the way major infrastructure is planned and managed if it wants to have world class networks that are resilient under pressure, experts warn. More >>

New Zealand Vulnerable to Network Failures

Tuesday, 21 June 2005, 11:12 am | Centre for Advanced Engineering

The cable damage that has crippled much of the telecommunications network is a wake-up call for the owners and managers of all of New Zealand’s infrastructure assets, says the head of an engineering and technology think-tank. More >>

Energy Study Pinpoints Thermal Fuel Issues

Wednesday, 15 December 2004, 3:58 pm | Centre for Advanced Engineering

An independent study of New Zealand’s thermal energy needs says the forecast decline in the giant Maui gas field provides a window of opportunity for energy exploration which could avoid the need to import thermal fuels. More >>

Energy Report Underlines Electricity Dilemma

Friday, 20 August 2004, 4:50 pm | Centre for Advanced Engineering

A national research group and think-tank says the Government can not ignore the findings of a report which identifies a major deterioration in New Zealand’s electricity supply security. More >>