Energy Sector News

Megan Woods wasn't convinced after an urgent meeting with BP about pricing tactics.

Petrol market is 'broken' - Megan Woods

The Energy Minister wasn't convinced by BP after an urgent meeting about pricing tactics.

Megan Woods is Energy Minister.

Energy Minister to visit NZ's biggest gas consumer

Methanex will be heavily dependent on the extension of an existing gas permit in Taranaki next year.

Simon Bridges on The AM Show.

'No question there will be jobs gone' over drilling ban

"You mark my words," Simon Bridges told The AM Show.

Duncan Garner gives his thoughts on The AM Show.

Oil and gas ban 'death sentence' for Taranaki - Garner

It's "big and bold", but it might also be a blunder, according to the host of The AM Show.

Color image of an old window with rotten wood and mold on it, inside an older home, during winter.

Children and Māori hit hard as working poor miss out on Winter Payment

40 percent of children living in hardship will not be eligible, Treasury says.

Cars

Carbon emissions keep rising

The head of the International Energy Agency says current emissions efforts are 'far from sufficient'.

Energy

China moves towards a green future

The president has staked his reputation on a more renewables-focussed China.

Energy

Genesis Energy's $1.20 cheque baffles customers

The cheque can't be cashed at a bank.

Energy

Victoria University a finalist for energy efficiency award

The Rankine Brown and Hub buildings have been recogniz=sed for their low environmental impact.

Energy

Solar power to light up Auckland's Harbour Bridge

A central part of Auckland's cityscape is set to get a major facelift.

An electricity line is crossing green mountain slopes in Switzerland (Getty)

Swiss voters back renewable energy

They've backed subsidies on solar and wind, and a ban on new nuclear stations.

Energy

Southern Alpine Fault's heat a potential game changer

The earth is five times hotter than scientists expected, and could bring economic reward to the West Coast.

Tesla Model X 90D (Getty)

How many cars you know roll like this?

Electric car drivers on Sunday will try to break the NZ record for the largest number gathered in one place.

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Trump avoids govt shutdown, plans more drilling

Congress voted to pass an emergency spending bill that will keep the US government up and running.

Drax Power Station is the largest and most efficient coal fired power station in the UK. (Photo by: Loop Images/UIG via Getty Images)

UK goes a day without coal

Not since the Industrial Revolution has that happened.

Energy

Oil protestors block entrance to New Plymouth industry conference

Minister Judith Collins claims the protesters have been "disrespectful".

Energy

Aussie politicians in brutal slanging match

It's one of the most excruciatingly awkward press conferences ever.

Solar panel installation

Home solar power surges in popularity

There were nine times the number of installations in 2016 than four years ago.

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Gigafactory touted as an energy gamechanger

Elon Musk touts new 'Gigafactory' as a gamechanger for renewable energy.

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Govt chips in $100M for Pacific Islands' electricity

Dozens of donors have pledged more than $1 billion to help improve access to electricity across the Pacific.