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    BEC says decarbonizing makes sense when economic and sustainable

    11 Jun 2021 | BusinessNZ

    The Commission's final report spells out a plan for a "cleaner future" - including phasing out coal boilers by 2037. Fully de-carbonising the country's energy and industrial sectors will not be an easy feat. BusinessNZ Energy Council yesterday said the country could not simply stop using fossil fuels and that they would still be needed in some areas, and council executive director Tina Schirr told Morning Report energy diversity was important.

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    Feeling our way towards hydrogen

    27 May 2021 | BusinessNZ Energy Council

    Right now hydrogen is getting a lot of attention. Many countries are focusing on producing hydrogen for fuel, or procuring it, or planning for its future use.

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    New model results explore different energy futures for New Zealand

    27 May 2021 | BusinessNZ Energy Council

    The BEC, EECA and PSI, have launched the New Zealand Energy Scenarios TIMES-NZ 2.0 to help leaders in government, businesses and academia make better informed decisions in a world where uncertainty is growing.

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    Renewables, disruptive technologies seen as energy leader’s key priorities

    18 Mar 2021 | BusinessNZ Energy Council

    The twelfth annual World Energy Council (WEC) Issues Monitor for New Zealand shows climate change, renewable energy and energy efficiency are hot issues for energy executives.

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    Speech to Business Energy Council breakfast - Hon Dr Megan Woods

    11 Feb 2021 | BusinessNZ

    We are committed to paving the way toward more low-emission technologies and the infrastructure needed for a 21st century New Zealand. I want every energy investment decision to consider how more energy efficient, cleaner technology can be deployed to move us closer to a low-emissions economy.

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    New Zealand reacts to Climate Commissions Report

    31 Jan 2021 | BusinessNZ

    Greenpeace calls it “underwhelming”, while the National Party urges caution. David Williams reports

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    Gas and hydrogen intersect as world decarbonises – BP

    26 Nov 2020 | BusinessNZ Energy Council

    Natural gas will complement the rise of hydrogen and biofuels in global decarbonisation, particularly as carbon capture utilisation and storage becomes more widespread, BP says.

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    BEC welcomes the reappointment of Minister of Energy and Resources

    2 Nov 2020 | BusinessNZ Energy Council

    The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) has welcomed the reappointment of Dr Megan Woods to the role of Minister of Energy and Resources.BEC executive director Tina Schirr says she looks forward to continuing to work closely with the Minister.

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    New Zealand remains in top 10 for energy balance

    9 Oct 2020 | BusinessNZ

    The World Energy Council’s Energy Trilemma Index has become part of the energy dialogue both globally and in New Zealand. The Index illustrates the need for countries to balance energy security, energy equity and environmental sustainability.

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    ELECTION 2020: Competing energy policies

    6 Oct 2020 | Eamon Rood

    The various political parties’ election campaigns are focused largely on managing the pandemic and economic recovery. But smart energy policy will be crucial in underpinning a shift to a cleaner economy that also delivers in terms of energy security and economic development.

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