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21 Nov 2016 | BusinessNZ
As part of its work, GLOBE-NZ is contracting a London-based consultancy firm,
Vivid Economics Ltd, to complete an independent report on alternative
pathways for New Zealand’s transformation toward a low-emission economy.
18 Nov 2016 | BusinessNZ
As part of its work, GLOBE-NZ is contracting a London-based consultancy firm, Vivid Economics Ltd, to complete an independent report on alternative pathways for New Zealand's transformation toward a low-emission economy.
16 Nov 2016 | BusinessNZ Energy Council
A balanced approach to digitalisation, decentralisation and decarbonisation will help New Zealand’s energy sector retain its top-10 ranking in a global performance index into the future, the BusinessNZ
Energy Council says.
12 Oct 2016 | BusinessNZ
New Zealand is in the world top ten for energy outcomes. The World Energy Council’s Energy Trilemma Index ranks countries on how well they achieve the energy ‘trilemma’ balance of security, equity and sustainability and shows New Zealand ranking 9th out of 130 comparator countries.
22 Sep 2016 | Felicity Wolfe
Wider discussion is needed on New Zealand's future energy requirements and economic direction ahead of setting national energy targets, a BusinessNZ Energy Council study suggests.
20 Sep 2016 | BusinessNZ
New Zealand is on the cusp of a fundamental transition in how we produce and use energy as the Government looks to set energy targets to shift the economy, says the BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC).
4 Jul 2016 | BusinessNZ
With the launch of the 2016 World Energy Issues Monitor last month, we took the opportunity to do a New Zealand release of the new, New Zealand Energy Issues Map which was contained as one of the few ‘deep-dive’ jurisdiction specific maps in the Issues Monitor.
1 Jul 2016 | BusinessNZ
Newly released research by the World Energy Council shows that electric vehicles will need to increase their combined market share to 16% by 2020 to achieve the aggressive fuel economy standards set by policy makers around the world.
17 Jun 2016 | BusinessNZ
New Zealand has been ranked third for energy security amongst the top 25 energy users in the world. The International Index of Energy Security Risk is a United States Chamber of Commerce tool designed to facilitate a better understanding of global energy markets.
1 Jun 2016 | BusinessNZ
In Paris the Government agreed to climate change targets. These will be meet by the emission trading scheme; domestic mitigation; and purchase of international emission reduction units. With appropriate policy assistance domestic mitigation could be cheaper than the Government purchasing international units.