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Southerners speak out on Electricity Transmission Pricing

Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt is buoyed by the Southern rally to correct what is seen in the South as a “gross injustice” in the way electricity transmission costs are calculated.

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March 15th, 2017 at 8:24 am

Regions & Categories: Energy,Government,Invercargill,New Zealand

Entec Launch Dedicated Gas Detection Service

Auckland based company, Entec has recently launched its dedicated gas detection service.

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February 21st, 2017 at 3:42 pm

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Energy

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A GEM of an energy saving idea

Mercury Energy has released its Good Energy Monitor service (GEM), a web-based tracking and reporting tool providing residential customers with much greater visibility of their energy consumption and cost.

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March 28th, 2013 at 1:39 pm

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Energy

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TrustPower Selects DataCol Metering Management System

New Zealand Energy retailer TrustPower, has announced the purchase from Kiwi company DataCol, of a meter reading and data management system called SevenX for the management of reading approximately 500,000 electricity meters.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

May 24th, 2011 at 6:01 am

Regions & Categories: Energy,New Zealand,Utilities

Second Explosion at Pike River Mine

Police Commissioner Howard Broad said this afternoon’s news that a second explosion has ended all hope of finding the 29 Pike River miners alive is devastating for the miners’ families and the West Coast community.

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November 25th, 2010 at 7:27 am

Regions & Categories: Energy,New Zealand,Police,West Coast

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Pike River Mine Video Transcript from Prime Minister

Video Transcript of Prime Minister John Key’s Speech at Pike River Mine Tragedy Press Conference.

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November 25th, 2010 at 7:21 am

Regions & Categories: Energy,Government,New Zealand,West Coast

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Pike River Mine Rescue Teams Plan for all Eventualities

Specialist skills from throughout New Zealand and overseas are being used to help the rescue effort at the Peak River coal mine near Greymouth where 29 miners have been trapped since Friday night. Superintendent Gary Knowles, Tasman Police District Commander, said today that all avenues are being explored to get the men out.

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November 23rd, 2010 at 2:31 pm

Regions & Categories: Energy,New Zealand,Police,West Coast

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Photos of Trapped Miners at Pike River Mine Will be Available

Photographs of the miners trapped underground at the Pike River coal mine will be made available by families who choose to do so for police to publicly release. This may not happen until later today.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

November 22nd, 2010 at 5:30 pm

Government to Assist with Pike River Mine incident

The Government stands ready to offer whatever assistance it can as events unfold at Pike River mine on the West Coast, says the Minister of Energy and Resources, Gerry Brownlee.

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November 21st, 2010 at 11:03 am

Electricity Industry Bill Passed

Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee has welcomed the passage of the Electricity Industry Bill through Parliament today, saying it paves the way for necessary improvement in the electricity sector.

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September 26th, 2010 at 7:57 pm

Regions & Categories: Energy,Government,New Zealand

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Biofuels Report

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has tabled a biofuels report in parliament today. The report looks at the potential role of biofuels, and identifies that not all biofuels are environmentally and socially beneficial.

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August 2nd, 2010 at 11:30 am

Regions & Categories: Energy,Government,New Zealand

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Nelson Air Quality Improvements

Nelson’s air quality has shown big improvements this winter compared to the same time last winter. Mayor Kerry Marshall links this to home owners switching to cleaner heating under the Nelson Air Quality Plan.

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July 8th, 2010 at 8:29 am

Poll Shows Support for Mining

Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee is encouraged by a poll showing support for mining in Schedule Four conservation land.

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March 30th, 2010 at 8:42 am

Regions & Categories: Energy,Environment,Government,New Zealand

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Mining Statement Clarification

Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee makes a clarification on the mining statement he released in regards to mining permits of the Department of Conservation Estate.

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March 27th, 2010 at 7:22 am

Regions & Categories: Energy,Environment,Government,New Zealand

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New Zealand Mining Facts

Gerry Brownlee, Minister of Energy and Resouces, shares some facts about mining in New Zealand.

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March 25th, 2010 at 12:55 pm

Regions & Categories: Energy,Environment,Government,New Zealand

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Proposed Development of NZ Mineral Estate

A discussion paper has been released on the proposal of environmentally responsible development of NZ’s mineral estate.

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March 23rd, 2010 at 8:35 am

Regions & Categories: Energy,Environment,Government,New Zealand

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Green Party Opposes Key’s Mining Proposal

The Green Party opposes John Key’s proposal to mine in protected areas.

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March 23rd, 2010 at 8:28 am

Regions & Categories: Energy,Environment,Government,New Zealand

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Taranaki Kupe Gas Project Opened

Prime Minister John Key opened the $1.3 billion Kupe Gas Project in Taranaki.

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March 19th, 2010 at 1:38 pm

Regions & Categories: Energy,Government,New Zealand

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Woodburner Air Quality Rules in Hawke’s Bay

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council have finalised new requirements for woodburners to address air quality issues in Hastings and Napier.

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March 18th, 2010 at 6:26 pm