NEW ZEALAND

Landis+Gyr and Trustpower to deploy advanced metering infrastructure

Landis+Gyr and Trustpower to deploy advanced metering infrastructure

Smart metering and smart grid solutions provider, Landis+Gyr, has announced it is taking the first steps in a joint program with Trustpower to transition the multi-utility's nationwide electricity customer base to Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)....

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"Game-changing" street lighting standards will save council millions

"Game-changing" street lighting standards will save council millionsLock icon

Unreliable LED public lighting specifications has resulted in millions of dollars lost through technical inconsistencies for local councils. But that is all set to change with the release of two new documents that will allow Australian and New Zealand...

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Redback Technologies in NZ for Virtual Power Plant trial

Redback Technologies in NZ for Virtual Power Plant trialLock icon

Australian renewable energy business Redback Technologies has been selected by one of New Zealand's leading energy generators and retailers Contact Energy to participate in a Virtual Power Plant (VPP) trial in Wellington.

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A new approach to emissions trading in a post-Paris climate

A new approach to emissions trading in a post-Paris climate

Despite the US withdrawal from the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, other countries, including New Zealand, remain committed to cutting their greenhouse gas emissions.

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Investors welcome better climate change reporting through TCFD

Investors welcome better climate change reporting through TCFD

Investors across Australia, New Zealand and Asia have welcomed the release of the Financial Stability Board Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) final recommendations.

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Coordination of efforts needed to better tackle climate change

Coordination of efforts needed to better tackle climate change

The Bioenergy Association says that coordination of effort across all of the sectors could speed up New Zealand's ability to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lead to new business opportunities.

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MPower secures contract for largest energy storage project

MPower secures contract for largest energy storage project

New South Wales-based renewables company MPower is set to begin its largest energy storage project to date, after securing the contract to design and install a 5.6MWh battery system in Rarotonga, the capital of the Cook Islands in the Pacific.

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Government ignores opportunities to avoid squandering $14B

Government ignores opportunities to avoid squandering $14B

The Bioenergy Association is disappointed the government is not recognising that by investing in bioenergy and other renewable energy opportunities within New Zealand, it can avoid squandering $14 billion to overseas countries to meet our climate change...

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New support initiative to develop impact investment market launched

New support initiative to develop impact investment market launched

A new initiative - the Impact Investment Forum - has been launched by Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) to support the development of the growing impact investment market in Australia and New Zealand.

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Canon aims to be greener with new sustainability initiatives

Canon aims to be greener with new sustainability initiativesLock icon

Canon have announced a number of environmental sustainability initiatives to be implemented with the aim of providing highly functioning products with minimal environmental burden, as well as other annual environmental initiatives and corporate social...

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