Genesis Energy is seeking to raise up to $275 million in a capital bonds issue to help fund the $821 million purchase of the Tekapo A and B hydro power stations.
L&M Energy has provided markets with some welcome news it will sell electricity from its Ohai coal-seam gas pilot project to the Tiwai aluminium smelter.
Replacing Japan's nuclear power generation could provide a boon to a number of energy suppliers, including several Australian companies with interests in lng, oil and gas.
Just one year after its establishment, New Zealand's first community biodiesel pilot programme is being lauded, with operators of 66 tourism vehicles using up to 15,000 litres of biodiesel per month, earning the Queenstown scheme accolades nationally.
National electricity grid operator, Transpower, is investigating the potential for a computer system to forecast the amount of electricity likely to be generated at any given moment from wind.
Blueskin Bay is set to become the site of New Zealand's first community wind-power project, its excited backers say.
Small electricity retailer Powershop has hit out at a scheme that will require power companies to pay customers $10.50 a week during any future public electricity saving campaigns.
A decision on the next step leading to a possible wind farm generating electricity on the Kakanui Mountains could be made towards the middle of this year by a North Otago company investigating two sites.
The first blades for a dozen turbines to be installed at TrustPower's Mahinerangi wind farm will arrive for the site this morning.
Solid Energy, which, contentiously, is looking at options to utilise vast reserves of lignite in Southland and Otago, has welcomed the Government announcement up to 49% of some state owned enterprises could be sold.
A multimillion-dollar fund from the sale of a power scheme could protect an endangered fund to help Dunedin people pay their power bills.
The first big components for TrustPower's Mahinerangi wind farm are due to be transported to the site above the Waipori hydro-electric power scheme this morning.
Filling your vehicle up with biodiesel was just the start of a more sustainable future, business leaders were told on Monday.
Calls to ban coal and lignite mining are irresponsible, and dodge the real issues concerning climate change, writes Chris Baker.
Constructing policy around continued economic growth is a fool's errand, suggests Murray Grimwood.
Meridian Energy is going to Waimate to outline and answer questions on the new hydro-electric scheme it is proposing to build on the north bank of the lower Waitaki River.
Getting biodiesel into vehicles in Queenstown and using wood to help clean clothes in Southland could win a sought-after energy efficiency award.
A wave power prototype designed by researchers at a state science company has won a government grant of more than $2 million - from the United States Government,