New Zealand's electricity supply is already over 80% renewable and we’re well placed to keep that number climbing.
Transpower’s latest decarbonisation report Whakamana i Te Mauri Hiko – Empowering our Energy Future shows there is a clear path to it being around 95% renewable by 2035, with options to then moving to 100%.Read more
SEANZ 2019, held in Wellington was a great success. The theme was the 3’D’s of Modern Energy. With a video presentation from the Minister of Energy Hon Dr Megan Woods, who unfortunately could not attend in person, this was the next best thing she could do. Her message was clear.
The SEANZ Awards are now 10 years old and this year we received the most award nominations ever!
SEANZ would like to thank Fronius for generously sponsoring the awards again this year.
Energy and Resources Minister Hon. Megan Woods today announced changes to the electricity market aimed to level playing field for smaller independent retailers, provide greater transparency over the big power companies, increase competition in the market and encourage consumers to shop around for better deals.Read more
SEANZ Media Release – 26 September 2019
Minister of Energy opens first-of-kind community-shared solar grid at Morningside Precinct
Minister of Energy and Resources, Hon. Megan Woods, today launched a community-shared solar grid at Morningside retail and hospitality precinct in Auckland.Read more
Sunergise today announced that Todd Generation has taken a stake in Sunergise NZ to further increase the implementation of solar energy in New Zealand.Read more
SEANZ is eagerly awaiting a report from the Electricity Authority (EA) on how they intend to create a pathway for equal access to electricity networks by Distributed Energy Resources (DER). Examples of DER include Solar PV, battery storage, demand response, and also EV charging/discharging from the grid.Read more
Press Release For Immediate Use
SEANZ clarifies process over EECA Solar Calculator
Government agency requested SEANZ expert analysisRead more
We've been working alongside our generous members World Solar NZ, The Lines Company and also Harvey Norman New Zealand to right the wrongs of a non-SEANZ member now the subject of 10 Commerce Commission complaints.Read more