Energy

Would-be generators line up to hook into the grid

Ian Llewellyn
Wed, 04 May 2022

Would-be generators line up to hook into the grid
The rush to solar has resulted in a lift about enquiries on connecting to the electricity grid. (Image: Supplied)
Ian Llewellyn
Wed, 04 May 2022
The electricity grid operator has recorded a surge in solar generation interest but says overseas experience indicates only a third of planned projects may get built.Transpower has reported continued growth in enquiries from those interested in connecting to the national electricity grid.In an update on its forecast scenarios, Whakamana i Te Mauri Hiko, Transpower noted high levels of interest from grid-scale generators and load developers (mainly large scale battery projects).The number of enquiries in the first nine months from July 2021 reac...

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