Infometrics report on the Labour/Greens proposed Power NZ policy for the electricity sector.
Energy & Infrastructure
The electricity market in New Zealand is extremely competitive, with consumers able to switch retailers to gain lower prices, and more consumers using metering and home energy management systems to save more.
Big gains in energy efficiency are vital to meet energy needs and stabilise emission levels, says the BusinessNZ Energy Council.
New Zealand’s emissions trading system remains stable following decisions released today, says BusinessNZ.
The range of work underway on freshwater quality is significant, says BusinessNZ.
New Zealand continues to score highly in an international survey of energy sustainability.
Business solutions needed to meet tougher target.
Proposals released today to improve the Resource Management Act and its implementation are sensible, says BusinessNZ.
Changes to the earthquake-prone buildings policy announced today do not adequately address the concerns of business and local communities, says BusinessNZ.
Business is in favour of an integrated, long-term approach to developing major city infrastructure.
Minerals exploration permits awarded today are a positive development in growing the regional economy, says BusinessNZ.
A retrospective look at the Copenhagen COP 15, its outcome, and its implications for New Zealand business.