BusinessNZ Energy Council

Creating a sustainable energy future for New Zealand


Building on the success of the BEC2050 energy scenarios the BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC), public and private partners commissioned a comprehensive model of New Zealand’s entire energy sector. The TIMES model was developed by the Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland’s largest federally funded research institute, and modeller for the World Energy Council’s scenarios.

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Innovator Series

BEC’s Innovators Series with Grant Walker looks into businesses that have had to pivot to get through Covid-19. These in-depth interviews dive into the transformative innovations that keep Kiwi companies excelling through difficult times.

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YEPN Coffee Catchup

Bridging the generation gap, finding ways to motivate both senior and junior staff, developing systems to enable knowledge transfer and enhancing idea generation by complementing industry experience with fresh perspectives.

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2020 Energy Briefing

As energy leaders and policymakers grapple with the current Covid crisis, New Zealand and the global energy community are reviewing the implications for the speed and direction of energy transition.

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APEL Summit 2018

In October 2018 the World Energy Council and the BusinessNZ Energy Council hosted the inaugural Asia-Pacific Energy Leaders' Summit. Videos now uploaded.

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World Energy Issues Monitor

The World Energy Issues Monitor is the World Energy Council’s annual survey of key challenges and opportunities faced by energy leaders around the world in managing and shaping energy transitions.

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World Energy Council

BEC is a member of the World Energy Council - the UN-accredited global energy body, representing the entire energy spectrum, with more than 3000 member organisations located in over 90 countries.

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