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Winter energy payment welcomed
News | 14 Dec 2017

The Electricity Networks Association (ENA) has welcomed the Government’s winter energy payment to help lower income households.

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Electric Village comes to Gisborne
News | 23 Nov 2017

Eastland Group – which operates lines company Eastland Network – has developed Electric Village as part of its increasing focus on emerging technologies.

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WEL Networks goes off grid to light up Te Awa Cycleway bridge
News | 20 Nov 2017

WEL Networks in the Waikato is lighting up the Perry Bridge on the national Te Awa Cycleway using a complete off-grid solution.

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Electricity pricing review
News | 10 Nov 2017

Electricity Network Association (ENA) Chairman Ken Sutherland today responded to several recent public comments by electricity retailers, which he characterised as ‘attempts to influence’ the looming Government review of electricity generation and retail pricing.

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New ENA board members elected
News | 03 Nov 2017

Three new board members were elected at the ENA annual general meeting on October 20. They are:

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New government plans "full-scale review into retail power pricing"
News | 03 Nov 2017

The incoming coalition government released an outline of its respective member parties' agreed policy intentions this week. Included in the agreement signed between Labour and NZ First was a commitment to a "full-scale review of retail power pricing".

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LFC barrier to electric vehicle update in New Zealand
News | 27 Sep 2017

Getting more electric vehicles on our roads and lowering emissions is the focus of a submission the electricity sector has made to the Productivity Commission.

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Energy policies suggest the end is nigh for low fixed charge
News | 20 Sep 2017

Labour and National have released their energy policies, but with little fanfare and only a few days before the election.

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Fire ruling highlights need for change
News | 17 Sep 2017

A recent High Court judgment against Marlborough Lines is disappointing, but there is hope that new fire legislation will improve the situation, says ENA Chief Executive Graeme Peters.

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New ComCom restrictions should end calls for ringfencing
News | 30 Aug 2017

A tougher approach from the Commerce Commission on related-party transactions should halt calls for Electricity Distribution Businesses (EDBs) to ‘ringfence’ competitive services from their regulated monopoly business.

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