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Answering the Climate Change Minister's electric vehicle challenge
News | 24 Feb, 2020

Greens co-leader and Minister for Climate Change, James Shaw, met with the ENA and one of his parting questions was around lines networks' capability to cope with the possibility of a rapidly accelerating uptake of electric vehicles.

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Latest ENA consumer reference panel tackles pricing reform
News | 22 Nov, 2019

ENA’s third consumer reference panel was held in Wellington recently, and following the Electricity Price Review’s release, was able to focus meaningfully on price reform proposals.

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Energy hardship to be targeted
News | 22 Oct, 2019

A cross-sector energy hardship group will be established by the government to help ensure “energy hardship initiatives are well-considered, carefully co-ordinated and properly implemented”.

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Consumers to be given louder voice by government
News | 21 Oct, 2019

The Government has accepted the Electricity Price Review’s recommendation to set up an electricity consumer advocacy council, as supported by ENA in its submission.

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Anger at Government’s Westpower decision
News | 18 Sep, 2019

There is huge disappointment over the government’s decision to decline Westpower's application to build a run-of-river (ie. no dam) hydro scheme.

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Award winning lines companies
News | 18 Sep, 2019

The Counties Power team receiving the award en-masse for Network Initiative of the Year at the Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards last month for their "Putting the smarts in" scalable customer restoration project.

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A consumer's perspective of new electricity technologies in the home
News | 17 Jul, 2019

A consumer in Wellington explains his home energy setup: electric vehicle, solar panels and battery technology.

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Government response to Interim Climate Change Committee Report
News | 16 Jul, 2019

The Electricity Networks Association (ENA) is welcoming the Government’s response to the Interim Climate Change Committee (ICCC) Report released today.

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Common competency framework introduced for technical lines staff
News | 18 Jun, 2019

A Common Competency Framework (CCF) has been developed by the ENA for use by its members.

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ENA members support EnergyMate pilot tackling energy hardship
News | 20 May, 2019

Lines companies, electricity retailers, community organisations and the government have partnered to launch EnergyMate, a free in-home coaching service helping families at highest risk of energy hardship reduce electricity costs and live in a warmer home.

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