The public EV charging network has received a significant boost with government co-funding announced today for over 100 EV chargers – with over 200 charging ports altogether – across New Zealand, and many planned to be up and running on key holiday routes by Christmas this year.
Seven more innovative community-scale energy projects will receive government funding through the Māori and Public Housing Renewable Energy Fund to bring more affordable, locally generated clean energy to more than 800 Māori households.
The largest public housing development in Napier for many years has been recently completed and has the added benefit of innovative solar technology, thanks to Government programmes.
At least 40 community buildings used to support the emergency response during this year’s North Island severe weather events will be fitted with solar and battery systems to boost community resilience.
New Zealand is on track to have greener steel as soon as 2026 with New Zealand Steel’s electric arc furnace project reaching a major milestone today.
The Fuel Industry (Improving Fuel Resilience) Amendment Bill has passed its Third Reading today and will ensure we have sufficient petrol, diesel and jet fuel in New Zealand during major disruptions and weather events.
The Government has amended the Crown Minerals Act 1991 (CMA) to provide flexibility in how the Government manages Crown-owned petroleum and minerals.
New Zealand’s primary industry sector is making huge strides in reducing its reliance on fossil fuels and cutting carbon emissions in partnership with Government.
A small-scale geothermal energy project that received government funding is now up and running, and providing more affordable heating to 15 new whare.
Homeowners are being encouraged to check their eligibility for the Government’s Warmer Kiwi Homes programme after changes to its eligibility criteria.
The Government is seeking feedback on an ambitious programme of work to transition New Zealand towards a low emissions economy, with consultation on five streams of energy policy launched by Minister of Energy and Resources Dr Megan Woods today.
The Government has worked with BlackRock, one of the world’s largest investors in climate infrastructure and clean technology, to launch a $2 billion fund with the goal of making New Zealand one of the first countries in the world to reach 100% renewable electricity.
Nine fast-tracked solar power projects could generate two and half times the output of Clyde Dam, with nearly two million solar panels so far referred for consent.
The Government is accelerating New Zealand’s switch to clean renewable energy by fast-track referral of three wind farm projects for approval by consenting panels.
The Government is partnering with Fonterra to cut coal use at its dairy factories, delivering massive emissions reductions, and future-proofing New Zealand trade and exports.
A Bill encouraging more competitive wholesale fuel pricing to help ensure motorists get a fairer deal passed its third reading in Parliament today, Minister of Energy and Resources
A range of new projects are showing what's possible when it comes to low emission off-road vehicles and water-borne vessels, as part of a new round of Government funding announced today.
Government funding will allow commercial building tenants and owners to improve the climate and energy efficiency of their buildings, Minister of Energy and Resources Megan Woods has announced.
Twenty new public homes which will share solar energy collected on their roofs and are built to a high efficiency standard, have been opened on Christchurch’s Riccarton Road today.
The Government is delivering on its climate commitment to ban new coal boilers and to phase out by 2037, existing coal boilers, the Energy and Resources Minister Dr Megan Woods has announced.
The Fuel Industry (Improving Fuel Resilience) Amendment Bill that is introduced today will help ensure we have sufficient petrol, diesel and jet fuel in New Zealand to weather major disruptions to our fuel supply.
Southland’s Just Transition is getting a further boost to help future-proof the region and build its economic resilience.