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NZ celebrates Global Wind Day for the first time on 15 June

Tuesday, 14 June 2011, 12:44 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

For the first time, New Zealand is joining in with Global Wind Day and celebrating the growing contribution wind energy makes to the country’s energy supply. More >>

NZ celebrates Global Wind Day for the first time

Tuesday, 17 May 2011, 11:40 am | NZ Wind Energy Association

Kiwis asked to embrace wind as New Zealand celebrates Global Wind Day for the first time More >>

Renewable Electricity NPS finds balance

Wednesday, 13 April 2011, 9:42 am | NZ Wind Energy Association

Renewable Electricity NPS finds balance The New Zealand Wind Energy Association welcomes the National Policy Statement for Renewable Electricity Generation’s (NPS) recognition that the local, regional and national benefits of renewable generation ... More >>

Right place, price and wind make wind farms economic

Monday, 11 April 2011, 3:00 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

“It’s great that we can now identify the secrets of the New Zealand wind industry’s success,” says Fraser Clark, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Wind Energy Association. More >>

Decision broadens options for low cost electricity

Friday, 25 February 2011, 2:38 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

“The Board of Inquiry’s draft decision for the proposed Hauāuru mā raki wind farm will help to ensure that New Zealanders continue to benefit from low cost, renewable electricity,” says Fraser Clark, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Wind Energy ... More >>

Wind powers Manawatu forward – but at what pace?

Friday, 11 February 2011, 2:35 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

“The Board of Inquiry’s draft decision for Turitea wind farm provides the opportunity for wind to continue powering the Manawatu economy. But it also highlights the challenge cities face when balancing energy needs with amenity values,” says Fraser Clark, ... More >>

Wind powers Manawatu forward – but at what pace?

Friday, 11 February 2011, 1:45 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

“The Board of Inquiry’s draft decision for Turitea wind farm provides the opportunity for wind to continue powering the Manawatu economy. But it also highlights the challenge cities face when balancing energy needs with amenity values,” says Fraser Clark, ... More >>

New wind farm adds power to the economy

Thursday, 10 February 2011, 11:35 am | NZ Wind Energy Association

“The new Te Uku wind farm showcases the benefits that wind energy provides to our economy,” says Fraser Clark, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Wind Energy Association. “The wind farm’s Waikato location helps to highlight how our natural resources, ... More >>

Wind Energy Association welcomes Waitahora approval

Thursday, 2 December 2010, 12:23 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

“The Environment Court’s approval of Contact Energy’s proposed Waitahora wind farm recognises that well designed wind farms are entirely appropriate in windy, elevated farmland,” says the New Zealand Wind Energy Association’s Chief Executive ... More >>

90% renewables right for NZ’s economy

Friday, 23 July 2010, 3:00 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

The New Zealand Wind Energy Association welcomes the Government’s continued commitment to its target of 90% renewable electricity by 2025 in the draft New Zealand Energy Strategy. More >>

Wind blows from strength to strength

Wednesday, 16 June 2010, 2:13 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

The Ministry of Economic Development’s latest Energy Quarterly, released today, shows that in the year from April 2009 to March 2010 wind farms have provided a record 3.7% of New Zealand’s electricity. More >>

New wind farm a step towards secure future

Friday, 14 May 2010, 2:10 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

“Mahinerangi Wind Farm will show New Zealand the way towards a secure, low-cost and renewable electricity future,” said Fraser Clark, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Wind Energy Association (NZWEA), welcoming TrustPower’s decision to construct ... More >>

Growing wind industry good for economy

Monday, 29 March 2010, 10:11 am | NZ Wind Energy Association

“Following a record year in 2009, New Zealand’s wind energy industry is proving its worth to New Zealand’s economy,” says New Zealand Wind Energy Association Chief Executive Fraser Clark, in the lead up to the 2010 New Zealand Wind Energy ... More >>

Engineers overstate renewable energy concerns

Wednesday, 17 March 2010, 10:04 am | NZ Wind Energy Association

“The Institute of Professional Engineers overstates concerns about increasing wind and renewable generation in its report, Electricity Generation – Achieving New Zealand’s Objectives,” says Fraser Clark, Chief Executive of the New Zealand ... More >>

New Standard A Robust Solution For Wind Farm Noise

Monday, 1 March 2010, 4:53 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

The New Zealand Wind Energy Association today welcomes the release of the new Acoustics – Wind farm noise Standard (NZS 6808:2010), saying it will ensure people who live near new wind farms are not exposed to unreasonable levels of sound. More >>

Project Hayes decision fails to find balance

Friday, 6 November 2009, 5:19 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

“The Environment Court’s decision to decline Meridian Energy’s Project Hayes highlights how hard it is to resolve the tension between New Zealander’s energy use and concern about the environment,” says Fraser Clark, Chief Executive of the ... More >>

New Wind Farm Welcomed Near Raglan

Friday, 16 October 2009, 11:21 am | NZ Wind Energy Association

“Wind energy’s positive contribution to New Zealand is growing as good progress is made with several projects,” says New Zealand Wind Energy Association Chief Executive Fraser Clark, welcoming Meridian Energy’s announcement that it will begin ... More >>

Reducing electricity emissions vital for achievin

Tuesday, 11 August 2009, 4:10 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the electricity sector will be a vital aspect of reducing overall emissions, says the New Zealand Wind Energy Association as it welcomes the announcement of the Government’s 2020 emissions target. More >>

West Wind Powers Wellington

Wednesday, 29 April 2009, 12:50 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

“Today Wellington’s wind will finally be put to good use, delivering significant benefits to the Wellington region,” says Fraser Clark, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Wind Energy Association. “Wellingtonians are well aware of the energy in ... More >>

Wind energy experts show NZ what it is missing

Monday, 20 April 2009, 12:45 pm | NZ Wind Energy Association

“New Zealand is stuck in the doldrums, missing the opportunity to sail into a sustainable future powered by renewable wind energy,” says New Zealand Wind Energy Association Chief Executive Fraser Clark. Steve Sawyer, Secretary General of the Global Wind ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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