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ODT: Government energy policy criticised

Peter Griffin posted in on September 2nd, 2010.

Stu Oldham writes in the Otago Daily Times about criticism of government’s Draft NZ Energy Strategy, including that it is unlikely that we will reach the target of 90% renewably generated electricity by 2025. There are also concerns that the Strategy’s focus on using petroleum and mineral resources could damage New Zealand’s environment, and its […]

Is the Draft New Zealand Energy Strategy realistic?

Peter Griffin posted in on September 1st, 2010.

The government’s Developing our Energy Potential – Draft New Zealand Energy Strategy and Draft New Zealand Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy document has been open to public submissions for the last three months, with submissions due to close by tomorrow. The strategy document fits energy within government’s stated goal of growing New Zealand’s economy.  It […]

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