Energy Hardship Expert Panel Report

The Energy Hardship Expert Panel (EHEP) submitted their final report, ‘Te Kore, Te po, Te Ao Marama Energy Hardship: The challenges and the way forward’, to the Energy Minister back in July. Perhaps the ‘machine of Government’ cranked too slowly to allow us all the opportunity to see this report ahead of the election? Whatever […]

The Burden Shouldn’t Fall on those Carrying the Most Weight Already

Th heading is used in this article written by Ketan Joshi about the need to be careful with how we transition quickly away from a high carbon way of living. The basic argument is that causing further large and unnecessary environmental or social harm to build large scale renewable generation/storage will slow the transition down […]

How a Humanitarian Hedge Could Help Lift Our Communities Out of Energy Hardship

This opinion editorial has been written by Bill Heaps. Bill is the Founding Director of Energy for Good Limited and Independent Director of the Community Energy Network (CEN). Since 1990, Bill has held senior executive positions in New Zealand’s electricity industry. He undertook influential leadership roles in the development and operation of electricity markets, including […]

Otaki Solar Farm, a renewable energy project by Energise.

Energise Otaki Solar Farm

Energise Otaki Solar Farm is a renewable energy project by Energise Otaki, a charity developing and implementing energy awareness, efficiency, and microgeneration projects since 2011. It embarked on the Otaki solar farm proposal in 2015, working with experienced industry specialists who volunteered their time for feasibility modeling and technical design. In July 2019, it received […]