2018 at SkyCity Event Centre

SEANZ Conference 2018 - Complementary technology, batteries and smart apps feature heavily as industry helps consumers access lower costs, reduce emissions and deliver a more resilient energy future.

The winners of SEANZ 2018 Industry Awards, sponsored by Fronius were:

1. Best Off Grid Installation
Winner - Sunergise for Kaibu (Fiji).
Runner-up - Powersmart for Whareponga Papakainga.

2. Best grid-connected installation
Winner - Solar panels on a roofWinner- Reid Technology and Genesis Energy for Kenehi on Bryce
Runner-up - Sunergise for Goodman Fielder in Suva

3. Best solar and storage grid
Winner - Reid Technology for Moroni High School
Runner-up - Powersmart for Glenorchy

4. Dave Keppel Innovation Award
Winner - PowerGenius Home Energy Management System
Runner-up - solarcity - SolarZero Plus

5. Best Small Business
Winner - McNae Electrical teamWinner - McNae Electrical, Palmerston North
Runner-up – Freenergy Solar Solutions, Hawke’s Bay

6. Best Sustainable Energy Innovation
Winner - Vector for the Vector lights on Auckland Harbour Bridge
Runner-up - PowerSmart for Glenorchy

7. Best Community Energy Project
Winner - Infratec for the Southern Group Cook Islands Project - Atiu, Mangaia, Mauke and Mitiaro
Runner-up- Powersmart for Whareponga Papakainga

8. Industry person of the year
Winner – Simon Mackenzie, CEO Vector