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Three ways 5G will impact power management in 2019
Mon, 21st Jan 2019
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Power failures or any network interruptions are not an option. Rolling out 5G is complex and presents a unique challenge for telco providers.
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NZ joins future of energy with battery facility launch
Thu, 23rd Aug 2018
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The Mercury commissioned Tesla Powerpack battery facility has been launched today as a step in the grid-connected energy storage project.
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Despite data centre surge, Dutch minister says no shortage of power
Mon, 4th Jun 2018
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The minister of economic affairs has rubbished a Dutch Datacentre Association report that warns the country has an imminent power shortage.
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ComCom seeks to understand how electricity firms plan to harness emerging tech
Thu, 10th May 2018
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NZ Commerce Commission probes electric distributors' tech readiness.
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Telco market: ComCom sums up the biggest moves of 2017
Tue, 10th Apr 2018
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Commerce Commission reveals surge in fixed wireless and IoT networks in 2017 telecoms report.
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Tesla helps Kiwi company with mission of energy freedom
Tue, 16th Jan 2018
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Mercury teams with Tesla for NZ grid-scale battery trial.
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AI takes control of Auckland’s power grid, that’s not scary at all
Mon, 18th Dec 2017
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The mDERMS programme uses the latest technology to better monitor, analyse, and control Auckland’s energy network...
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Internet of Energy: Vector uses AI to democratise energy for Aucklanders
Tue, 31st Oct 2017
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Vector partners with mPrest to develop an AI system to manage Auckland's electricity network and meet the city's evolving energy needs.
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NEC, SMUD and SpaceTime announce new partnership to drive innovation
Mon, 7th Aug 2017
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NEC, SMUD and SpaceTime Insight team up to offer smart energy solutions for electric power companies globally.
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Green Party comes out guns blazing, promising a carbon neutral NZ
Wed, 19th Jul 2017
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The Green Party says that New Zealand has been held back from embracing clean economic opportunities, they plan on changing that...
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Greenpeace calls for an overhaul of the New Zealand electricity industry
Tue, 4th Jul 2017
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Greenpeace calls for overhaul of electricity industry after Solarcity's complaint against solar tax is dismissed in court.
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ENGIE and Electric Vine Industries partner to power villages in Papua
Fri, 2nd Jun 2017
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ENGIE has sealed a partnership with Electric Vine Industries (EVI) with the aim to bring energy to 3,000 villages in Papua over 20 years.
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NZ power companies ignoring Solar tech, consumers pay the price
Thu, 23rd Jun 2016
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Emerging technologies in the electricity and transport sectors are being stifled by outdated policies and signals from power companies, says SEANZ.
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Vocus eyes aggressive channel expansion for Commander business
Tue, 15th Mar 2016
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Vocus Communications’ Commander business is launching a new assault on the channel, with plans to double its partner base this year.
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Drive an electric vehicle? Spark NZ has got your back
Thu, 18th Feb 2016
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Spark has converted phone boxes near Auckland into EV chargers, or 'Spark Plugs' WHERE id = to combat range anxiety.
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Flick Electric: Disrupting the retail energy industry with price transparency and great service
Tue, 9th Feb 2016
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Flick disrupts power industry with customer-centric approach, offering electricity at wholesale spot price plus commission.
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Philips launches new LED lights
Wed, 9th Dec 2015
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Lighting may only account for around 8% of your electricity bill, but it can still play a part in reducing the amount of electricity you consume.
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Vector chair Stiassny calls for regulatory change to incentivise electricity innovation
Thu, 5th Mar 2015
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Michael Stiassny, chairman of Auckland lines company Vector, says current regulation doesn't incentivise the electricity sector to foster new technolo.
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Bridges pushes NZ as 'most ready in the world' for electric cars
Thu, 5th Mar 2015
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Transport and Energy Minister Simon Bridges has officials investigating ways to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles, although is ruling out inc.
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Geothermal exit, dry weather wallop Mighty River earnings
Tue, 24th Feb 2015
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Electricity generator and retailer Mighty River Power declared a massive drop in earnings for the six months to Dec.
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Trustpower committed to Australian renewables projects
Mon, 15th Dec 2014
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Tauranga-based electricity company Trustpower says it remains committed to its renewable energy projects in Australia, in spite of the uncertainty.
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Vector cleared to buy Meridian's Arc metering business
Wed, 26th Nov 2014
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Vector, the Auckland electricity and telecommunications lines company, has been cleared to by Meridian Energy's Arc Innovations metering business.
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Vector completes 150km fibre loop
Thu, 11th Nov 2010
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A 150 kilometre fibre-optic network, linking 14 Auckland substations, has been completed.
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Can cloud computing be a trading commodity?
Thu, 20th May 2010
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Traders that bought into the Dot Com bust are now looking at cloud computing as a new commodity, says one analyst.