A former Contact Energy customer is warning other departing customers to check their final meter readings for over-estimations.
The whole country will soon find itself funding Auckland's roads after the Government yesterday announced it would increase the national petrol tax and revoke regional fuel taxes.
The Commerce Commission has decided to refuse a request from electricity grid operator Transpower to pass on costs of backup generation.
A New Zealand chapter of the world's largest environmental conservation authority says reports that the Government could carve up Mount Aspiring National Park for mining "fly in the face" of international trends.
Transpower could find itself blocked from accessing pylons in South Canterbury as a dispute with farmers comes to a head.
Meridian Energy has confirmed it donated money to a West Coast iwi which changed its mind over its opposition to the massive Mokihinui River hydro dam.
Dunedin business owners calling for Mercury Energy to honour its aborted offer of discounted power now have a legal opinion supporting their case.
More electricity was generated from geothermal sources in the three months to June than at any other time in New Zealand's history, Economic Development Ministry figures reveal.
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.
Large colourful crops of oil-seed rape may become a more common sight on Otago farms in the future as the biofuel revolution gathers momentum.
Prime Minister Helen Clark does not believe there is a looming ‘‘power crisis'' and blames opposition MPs for sensationalising the issue.
Aurora Energy Ltd acting chief executive Grady Cameron says Central Otago only has itself to blame for the fact it has residents struggling to pay power bills.
The Government will most likely need to consider before the election how it will stop the assets of Contact Energy falling into the hands of a British owner
Lake Mahinerangi is down more than 4m on its average level, but there is no crisis, a TrustPower spokesman says.
Australia is sitting on an "inexhaustible" source of energy, scientists say - and they're not talking about coal.
Authorities in Ashburton have been granted consent to dam a popular fishing spot for electricity generation and irrigation.
Former Mataura paper mill will boost electricity supplied to national grid
Transpower plans a $155 million upgrade of key transmission lines between the Clutha River and the Waitaki River to cater for approved and potential wind generation projects.
Transpower says it will not consider changing its method of compensating landowners for transmission infrastructure on their properties, despite requests from Federated Farmers New Zealand.