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WEL Networks And Infratec Set To Build New Zealand's First Utility Scale Battery Energy Storage System

Monday, 18 October 2021, 12:16 pm | Wel Networks

WEL Networks and Infratec are preparing to construct a 35MW Battery Energy Storage System (BESS). The battery will play a pivotal role in the reduction of emissions in the Waikato and will support New Zealand’s Net Zero goal of becoming 100% renewable ... More >>

How WEL Networks Responded To The Nationwide Power Emergency

Wednesday, 11 August 2021, 3:28 pm | Wel Networks

WEL Networks is a 100% community owned network company with a mission ‘to enable our communities to thrive’. Unfortunately the nationwide power emergency that happened on Monday night was completely out of WEL’s control. "We are extremely sorry ... More >>

WEL Networks Purchases Infratec

Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 12:17 pm | Wel Networks

Electricity distributor WEL Networks Limited (WEL) has entered into a conditional agreement to purchase the New Zealand operations of Infratec from Alpine Energy Limited (Alpine) and its subsidiaries. Infratec specialises in large solar PV and battery ... More >>

Hybrid Technology Truck Added To WEL’s Fleet

Friday, 23 October 2020, 9:26 am | Wel Networks

Waikato electricity lines company WEL Networks has added a hybrid technology live line elevating work platform (EWP) truck to its fleet. Chief Executive Garth Dibley says the new truck further demonstrates the organisation’s focus on sustainability, ... More >>

WEL Networks Sale Of UFF Holdings Ltd Is Completed

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 5:21 pm | Wel Networks

Electricity distributors WEL Networks Limited (WEL) and Waipa Networks Limited (Waipa) today announced the completion of the sale of UFF Holdings Limited (UFFH), the holding company for Hamilton-based fibre business Ultrafast Fibre Limited, to First Sentier ... More >>

WEL Networks Sale Of UFF Holdings Ltd Goes Unconditional

Friday, 14 August 2020, 9:00 am | Wel Networks

The sale of UFF Holdings Limited (UFFH), the holding company for Hamilton-based fibre business Ultrafast Fibre Limited, to First State Investments (FSI) is now unconditional. Electricity distributors WEL Networks Limited (WEL) and Waipa Networks Limited (Waipa) ... More >>

Diverting Plastic From Landfill

Monday, 29 June 2020, 1:29 pm | Wel Networks

Reducing waste and its environmental impact are the main drivers behind WEL Networks and Gyro Plastics sustainable initiative to recycle network pillars that are no longer in service. WEL is the first electricity distributor to partner with Gyro Plastics ... More >>

Electricity Network Companies Lead The Way In Electric Mobility With OpenLoop

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 12:01 pm | Wel Networks

Driving and charging EVs between Auckland and Waikato just became a lot easier with the introduction of a new service. Counties Power and WEL Networks have today announced an industry-leading initiative to each offer OpenLoop, an open EV charging platform ... More >>

WEL Networks Sells Shares In UFF Holdings Ltd

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 9:03 am | Wel Networks

Electricity distributors WEL Networks Limited (WEL) and Waipa Networks Limited (Waipa) have agreed to sell their shares in UFF Holdings Limited, the holding company for Hamilton-based fibre business Ultrafast Fibre Limited (UFF). First State Investments ... More >>

Solar Farm Partnership Sought

Monday, 9 March 2020, 10:57 am | Wel Networks

WEL Networks is looking to partner with local, community-minded landowners to build a solar farm as part of its approach to address energy hardship in the Waikato region. The energy produced would be used to help provide a cheaper power solution to those ... More >>

Summer DIYers urged to check for cables before digging

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 1:41 pm | Wel Networks

The sun is shining and it’s the perfect time for some landscaping around the section. More >>

Check the height before moving loads around power lines

Monday, 25 November 2019, 9:01 am | Wel Networks

Summer trips with the boat? Getting ready for haymaking? WEL Networks says check the height of your load before making a move around power lines. More >>

WEL Networks launches 'Down means danger' safety campaign

Friday, 1 November 2019, 8:54 am | Wel Networks

WEL Networks’ latest public safety campaign highlights the potentially deadly outcome of not treating all fallen power lines as live. More >>

WEL Networks Deloitte Top 200 Finalist

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 12:29 pm | Wel Networks

WEL Networks are proud to be a finalist in the Deloitte Top 200 Awards Most Improved Performance category. More >>

WEL Networks appoints new WEL Services General Manager

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 4:12 pm | Wel Networks

The company was recruiting for the GM WEL Services position following the move by the incumbent Mat O’Neill to the position of General Manager Asset Management. More >>

WEL Networks Scoops Top Industry Awards

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 8:57 am | Wel Networks

WEL Networks’ award-winning Electrical Fitter Bernard Muzengeza is "thrilled and humbled" after being named Trainee of the Year for New Zealand’s Energy and Telecommunications industries for 2019. More >>

NZ’S first EWP electric truck added to WEL Networks' fleet

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 8:52 am | Wel Networks

New Zealand’s first EWP electric truck has hit the road as part of local lines company, WEL Networks’ fleet. More >>

Support for consumer focused Electricity Price Review paper

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 1:26 pm | Wel Networks

The release of the Electricity Price Review options paper has been well received by local energy distribution company, WEL Networks. More >>

WEL Networks goes off-grid

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 9:12 am | Wel Networks

WEL Networks goes off-grid to light up Te Awa Cycleway bridge WEL Networks is lighting up the Perry Bridge on the national Te Awa Cycleway using a complete off-grid solution. More >>

Network for EVs expands in the Waikato region

Friday, 31 March 2017, 9:02 am | Wel Networks

That’s the message from Waikato Innovation Park and WEL Networks, who have just installed a new electric vehicle (EV) smart charger at Waikato Innovation Park in Ruakura, Hamilton. More >>





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