Power prices, carbon emissions and a post-industrial NZ
Opinion

Pattrick Smellie: Power prices, carbon emissions and a post-industrial NZ

High power prices are costing jobs but will also drive down carbon emissions from big emitter industries. 

Pattrick Smellie 24 May 2021
Gas supply for electricity in danger of running out by 2026
Infrastructure

Gas supply for electricity in danger of running out by 2026

The gas regulator warns policy certainty is needed to keep gas flowing for more than a few years.

Ian Llewellyn 21 May 2021
BUDGET 2021: Billions in ETS revenue to be recycled
Finance

BUDGET 2021: Billions in ETS revenue to be recycled

The decision to recycle billions of dollars from the ETS ends a long-running debate.

Ian Llewellyn 21 May 2021
Surge in Meridian lake levels eases winter power fears
Markets

Surge in Meridian lake levels eases winter power fears

High wholesale electricity prices will persist but may soften thanks to some heavy rainfall in South Island hydro catchments.

Pattrick Smellie 19 May 2021


Ian Llewellyn
Ian Llewellyn

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Ian is a journalist with more than 30 years' experience working in NZ and the UK. This has included radio, newspapers, and agencies with time also as a ministerial advisor and press secretary. Experience in the Press Gallery includes reporting for the Independent Business Weekly and more than 10 years with the New Zealand Press Association.

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