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Muswellbrook Pumped Hydro to provide better electricity in NSW
Wed 7 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 21 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 16 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 10 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 23 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 15 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 30 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 17 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 1 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 21 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 23 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 4 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 10 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 10 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 16 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 18 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 31 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 7 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 19 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 4 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 2 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 23 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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Drive an electric vehicle? Spark NZ has got your back
Thu 18 Feb 2016
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“We are proud to be playing a small part in the growing electric vehicle movement in New Zealand – every little bit makes a difference to our future."
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Flick Electric: Disrupting the retail energy industry with price transparency and great service
Tue 9 Feb 2016
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Flick has a simple business proposition: they give you electricity at the wholesale spot price plus a small well-known commission, and give you access to a wealth of easily digestible information that helps you manage your own power consumption.
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