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Scrapping Onslow A Welcome Move

Sunday, 3 December 2023, 2:31 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

New Zealand’s energy sector has welcomed the announcement that new Energy Minister Hon Simeon Brown has scrapped the controversial $16 billion Lake Onslow pumped hydro scheme. Cancelling the project will give firms the confidence to construct the assets ... More >>

Energy Sector Welcomes New Ministers

Friday, 24 November 2023, 12:29 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Energy Resources Aotearoa welcomes the announcement of new ministers for the sector, following the announcement of the National-ACT-New Zealand First coalition ministry. Simeon Brown will become Minister for Energy and Minister of Transport, while Shane ... More >>

Science & Engineering Fair Inspires Next Generation

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 3:04 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

More than 220 enthusiastic young learners packed out New Plymouth’s Devon Hotel, alongside their teachers, parents, and caregivers, for the recent Taranaki Primary Schools Science and Engineering Fair 2023. The two fun-filled and educational days ... More >>

Accord Partners Reduce Emissions In 2023 Update

Thursday, 19 October 2023, 5:49 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

New Zealand’s carbon emissions are 2.335 million tonnes lower every year than they were in 2010, thanks in large part to efficiency and emissions reduction initiatives by New Zealand’s energy resources sector. That is one of the key insights from ... More >>

Growing Risk Of Blackouts Need Policy Changes

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 8:08 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

The risk of electricity shortages next winter has increased following damage to one of Contact Energy’s gas turbine peaking units in Stratford. This unplanned outage means that even under best case scenarios, New Zealand will run very close ... More >>

Open Letter To Energy And Resources Spokespeople

Wednesday, 16 August 2023, 6:58 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Dear Energy and Resources spokespeople across the political spectrum Thank you for addressing us at our Energy and Resources Pre-election Panel event on the 26th of July. We heard about the importance of our energy system and mineral resources to ... More >>

Policies To Improve Investment Confidence Needed To Avert Energy Crisis

Wednesday, 9 August 2023, 12:02 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Energy Resources Aotearoa has welcomed the release today of a significant package of energy policies for consultation, saying they raise important issues that need to be resolved as we transition to a more renewable energy economy while maintaining ... More >>

New Members Strengthen Net Zero Advocacy

Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 11:03 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Energy Resources Aotearoa is proud to announce two exciting new members that will help strengthen its advocacy for innovative technologies and market-led solutions to power the transition to a net zero emissions economy. 8 Rivers Capital, a firm ... More >>

New Zealand’s Energy Security In Peril - Energy Resources

Thursday, 13 July 2023, 11:41 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

MBIE’s latest petroleum data shows the shocking effect of damaged investment signals, with gas reserves dropping below ten years of remaining use for the first time. Energy Resources Aotearoa is warning that without change, New Zealand’s energy security ... More >>

Energy Resources Welcomes Guilty Verdict

Thursday, 15 June 2023, 9:32 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Energy Resources Aotearoa has welcomed the guilty verdict of Rosemary Penwarden on the two serious charges of making a false document and using a false document. In the lead up to the 2019 Petroleum Conference, organised by Energy Resources Aotearoa’s ... More >>

New Independent Report Shows Gas Trumps Coal

Wednesday, 3 May 2023, 9:51 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

A new independent report says that New Zealand’s renewable energy transition should be backed up by domestically produced natural gas, rather than imported high-emissions coal. The independent report by Energy Link, commissioned by Energy Resources Aotearoa, ... More >>

IEA: Improved Policy Settings Can Unlock Investment In The Transition

Friday, 28 April 2023, 1:04 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

The International Energy Agency (IEA) New Zealand 2023 Energy Policy Review has highlighted how better policy settings can leverage more effectively off our renewable advantages. Calling out the 100% renewable electricity target and the prospect of ... More >>

Energy Sector To Climate Change Commission: Advice An Improvement, But More To Do

Thursday, 27 April 2023, 6:06 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Energy Resources Aotearoa has welcomed the Climate Change Commission’s latest draft advice as more nuanced and reflective of the energy trilemma, but says there are still major areas of improvement. Energy Resources Aotearoa Chief Executive John ... More >>

Carbon Capture Could Reduce Emissions By 15 Million Tonnes - Report

Wednesday, 29 March 2023, 7:05 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

The energy resources sector is calling for the Government to immediately begin work on an enabling regime for carbon capture technologies or risk missing New Zealand’s net zero emissions targets, says Energy Resources Aotearoa. "Across the world, ... More >>

Households, Businesses Could Face Extra $7bn In Energy Costs

Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 5:37 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Source: Energy Resources Aotearoa, GasNZ, Major Gas Users Group Kiwi households and businesses could face more than $7 billion in additional energy costs over the next 12 years if government actions force an early move away from natural gas, warns ... More >>

Lake Onslow: $16 Billion Cloud Hanging Over Energy System

Thursday, 16 March 2023, 2:07 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Households and businesses should brace themselves for higher energy prices over the next decade following news that the Government will proceed with the next phase of the NZ Battery project, warns Energy Resources Aotearoa. Energy Resources Aotearoa ... More >>

Energy Resilience Needed In Face Of Extreme Weather Events

Friday, 10 March 2023, 7:01 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Energy Resources Aotearoa has welcomed the latest New Zealand Energy Quarterly report which shows that renewables accounted for 94.7 per cent of electricity generation between October and December 2022. However, the organisation warns that climate change ... More >>

Government’s Biofuels Decision A Good First Start - Energy Resources Aotearoa

Wednesday, 8 February 2023, 7:56 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Energy Resources Aotearoa say news that the Government will no longer impose a biofuels mandate is a good start to changing energy policy and gives firms and consumers much-needed certainty. Energy Resources Aotearoa chief executive John Carnegie says: "After ... More >>

Global Energy Transition Report A Timely Reminder For Policymakers - Energy Resources Aotearoa

Tuesday, 31 January 2023, 1:32 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Energy Resources Aotearoa has welcomed the release of bp’s Energy Outlook 2023, saying it provides equal measures of optimism and caution for policymakers. "According to bp’s Energy Outlook 2023, the global energy system will play an important part ... More >>

Energy Sector Welcomes Government Restraint In Updated ETS Settings

Thursday, 15 December 2022, 5:45 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Energy Resources Aotearoa has welcomed the Government’s updated unit and price control settings for the Emissions Trading Scheme, saying they preserve stability and predictability in our flagship tool to tackle climate change. Chief Executive ... More >>





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