The latest Regional, National and International News and Media from BEC
30 Sep 2020 | BusinessNZ
BEC executive director Tina Schirr says the energy sector is balancing the need for survival and recovery.
30 Sep 2020
The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) has released its advice to the incoming Government for the electoral term following next month’s election.
22 Sep 2020
| Business Desk
As energy leaders and policymakers grapple with the current covid crisis, New Zealand and the global energy community are reviewing its implications for the speed and direction of energy transition.
New Zealand’s incoming policymakers have important roles to play in shaping our post-covid energy future.
9 Sep 2020 | BusinessNZ
As WEC Secretary General and CEO Dr. Angela Wilkinson noted recently the pandemic has triggered "the greatest financial capital reallocation in history". Next month's World Energy Week is an opportunity to look forward.
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.
28 Aug 2020
The government’s plan for a pumped hydro scheme in Central Otago is “fanciful” and a costly “rainbow” project that will be abandoned within two years when it proves unworkable, a pre-election panel on energy policy heard Wednesday
20 Aug 2020 | BusinessNZ
No system is perfect and ongoing development is something for which we all need to take responsibility. The 2020 Energy Briefing is designed to highlight key issues from across the energy sector, as identified by our members. We seek to collaboratively and constructively address how rules, incentives and markets can best be harnessed to shape evidence-based policy informed by our scenario modelling.
The strong outcomes we have delivered this year have been based on your input and the input of other leading industry partners. The involvement of experts from across the energy sector, both the private and public sectors, and academia is unique and important to us as we seek to understand and shape New Zealand’s energy policies. Our highlights of the past year can be found in this review.
7 Aug 2020
Come and hear the spokespeople from six political parties, outline the respective climate change, energy and transport policies they want to implement, if on the Treasury benches following the general election in September.
31 Jul 2020
| BusinessNZ Energy Council
The BusinessNZ Energy Council and its members wish to see a more diverse and low carbon energy system across all sectors of the economy.
Energy investment that helps reduce New Zealand’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions and protects against dry-year risks can assist in future-proofing our energy system, stabilise prices and enhance sustainability.