Big rewards for solar pioneers

Big rewards for solar pioneers
Lodestone Energy is one of NZ's solar farm pioneers. (Image: NZME)
Jevon Carding
One of New Zealand's first utility-scale solar power installations is now five months old and should be making a good return on investment.Lodestone Energy's Kohirā solar farm is forging a path for the new sector and enjoying the benefits of being a first mover.Three years ago, I wrote in BusinessDesk that it was solar’s Time to Shine; solar photovoltaics had become New Zealand’s lowest-cost option for new electricity supply, and solar farms were set to become a key contributor to the national energy transition.The first of...

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