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NZ Compare calls foul of EA deal with Powerswitch
Thu, 20th Jul 2023
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The Electricity Authority for extending a $2.8m taxpayer-funded contract with Powerswitch, despite criticism of its failure to reduce consumer power prices.
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How to Save Your Electricity Bills with BLUETTI Solar Generators
Mon, 26th Jun 2023
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BLUETTI, a leading provider of innovative solar generators, offers an effective and efficient way for Australian households to reduce their electricity bills.
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How data centres can innovate for a sustainable future
Thu, 23rd Mar 2023
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Here's why Digital Realty is doubling down on a holistic approach to its data centres to improve environmental outcomes.
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Muswellbrook Pumped Hydro to provide better electricity in NSW
Wed, 7th Sep 2022
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Idemitsu Australia has signed a $9.45 million funding agreement with the New South Wales Government’s Energy Corporation through its JV with AGL, Muswellbrook Pumped Hydro.
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Canstar finds Flick Electric NZ’s favourite provider
Tue, 21st Jun 2022
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Canstar’s annual research to find New Zealand’s favourite electricity provider reveals Flick Electric has come out on top.
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Mercury launches broadband and fibre packages for NZ customers
Thu, 16th Jun 2022
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Mercury has officially launched Mercury Broadband, giving its electricity and gas customers the ability to add fibre to their existing Mercury account.
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Cyber attacks on industrial assets cost firms millions
Fri, 10th Jun 2022
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Some 89% of electricity, oil & gas, and manufacturing firms have experienced cyber attacks impacting production and energy supply over the past year.
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Cybersecurity prompts upgrade for 1.3 billion electricity meters
Mon, 23rd May 2022
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ABI Research finds Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and cybersecurity concerns are prompting the upgrade of 1.3 billion electricity meters by 2027.
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Google Cloud and Capgemini collaborate with Malaysia's largest electricity utility
Wed, 15th Dec 2021
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Capgemini and Google Cloud have announced a collaboration with TNB, the largest electricity utility in Malaysia.
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Panduit joins ETIM International to standardise product management
Mon, 30th Nov 2020
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Panduit states that its move to the ETIM data model is supported in data centers, enterprise, and industrial product groups.
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Information is power when choosing electricity plans
Wed, 17th Apr 2019
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While 90% of respondents knew their average power bill over the summertime, more than half didn’t know their kilowatt hour (kWh) price, or their monthly usage amount. 
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World’s longest electric car journey reaches Adelaide
Fri, 1st Feb 2019
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Some people go a long way to prove a point – and Dutchman Wiebe Wakker certainly falls under that category.
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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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“Emerging technologies like battery storage, solar, electric vehicles & home automation systems have the potential to revolutionise the way we live."
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Telco market: ComCom sums up the biggest moves of 2017
Tue, 10th Apr 2018
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The increase in IoT networks came after one specialist IoT network, KotahiNet, commenced operations in 2016.
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Tesla helps Kiwi company with mission of energy freedom
Tue, 16th Jan 2018
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The collaboration follows a competitive tender process that began in September last year.
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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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“This ‘internet of energy’ platform capability is world-leading and is seen globally as the next big advancement in energy system evolution.”
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NEC, SMUD and SpaceTime announce new partnership to drive innovation
Mon, 7th Aug 2017
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"By combining the technology and expertise of leaders in three industries we're providing a suite of solutions that will be best in class."
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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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“Electricity is a closely guarded commodity that’s being run to serve private interests.”
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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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