Environment

Gas regulator scopes LNG imports for government

Gavin Evans
Wed, 03 Mar 2021

LNG imports 'near-farcical' scenario — PEPANZ.
Gavin Evans
Wed, 03 Mar 2021
The gas industry regulator is seeking advice on the role that imports and extra gas storage could play to help meet the government’s goal of making electricity generation 100% renewable by 2030.The government asked the Gas Industry Company — the industry’s co-regulator — to test whether market, commercial and regulatory arrangements are sufficient to ensure there are enough flexible gas supplies out to 2030 to help meet that goal and the country’s 2050 net-zero carbon target.That work got underway in January but th...

Use the information you’ve already given Google to create your subscription.

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

Opinion
How can we encourage property investors to pivot into tech?
Peter Griffin | Thu, 15 Apr 2021

Existing property investors may look to put an increasing portion of their wealth into other asset classes and that’s an opportunity for cash-hungry tech companies and the venture funds that can invest in tech on their behalf. 

Opinion FREE
Failure to enforce face masks a ticking time bomb
Jacques Steenkamp | Thu, 15 Apr 2021

While the risk of another lockdown is growing, dozens of people are continuing to ignore the mandatory requirement to wear face masks on public transport.

Coronavirus
Govt flying blind on unknown number of MIQ workers
Pattrick Smellie | Wed, 14 Apr 2021

More than a year on from border closures, there is still no single source of truth about border and MIQ worker covid testing, or the total numbers of workers involved.

Partner Content
Highlights from the New Zealand company earnings season

The February earnings season has provided a snapshot of the impact covid-19 has had on different sectors over the last six months and expectations for the year ahead.

Sponsored
Now’s the time to ask hard questions on our future land use

How can we work together to strengthen our economy and support Kiwis to prosper while protecting our natural environment and our climate.