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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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    Innovator Series Fifth Interview - Using AI to shake up energy

    14 Jan 2021 | BusinessNZ Energy Council

    Wellington-based software developer Arcanum delivers enterprise AI technology that could shake up the energy sector. The business applies the latest technologies in machine learning and Artificial Intelligence, taking large data sets and generating new insights into the data. These are complex patterns in data which Arcanum processes and can add business value to.

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    Innovator Series Fourth Interview - Flux Federation expands through Covid-19

    1 Sep 2020 | BusinessNZ Energy Council

    Flux Federation, a subsidiary of Meridian Energy that provides end-to-end Software as a Service (Saas) to energy retailers, has used the Covid-19 pandemic to its advantage.

    Chief client officer Jessica Venning-Bryan says in June last year the company’s executive team began conversations about what the Future of Work will look like.

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    Innovator Series Third Interview - Energy entrepreneur turns fear into excitement

    10 Jul 2020 | BusinessNZ Energy Council

    There’s a common saying that no matter how terrible the day, the sun will rise the next morning.

    When a shroud of Covid-19 negativity darkened the world, Eco Geek Business Development Manager Jonny Parker saw that the sun might shine even brighter than it had before.

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    Innovator Series Second Interview - Hiringa sets its sights on transport future

    1 Jul 2020 | BusinessNZ Energy Council

    “You don’t get the opportunity to help change an energy system every day,” Hiringa Energy chief executive Andrew Clennett says.

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    Innovator Series First Interview - ChargeSmart adjusts to Covid-19

    12 Jun 2020 | BusinessNZ Energy Council

    ChargeSmart chief executive Nigel Broomhall was on his third trip to this US in 2020 when countries started going into lockdown in response to Covid-19.

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