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Environment and economic effects of new technologies – Wellington, June 2016

Jun 8, 2016 | Newsletters (YEPN)

On June 8, the Young Energy Professionals Network hosted an event at the BusinessNZ Energy Council’s offices exploring the effects of new technologies on New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions. Simon Coates presented Part 1 of  Concept Consulting’s three-part report looking at the environmental, economic and social impacts of new technologies. Part 1: Emissions Impacts looks at electric cars, solar panels and batteries, and considers the impact on emissions from the electricity and transport sectors, as well as embodied emissions produced during the manufacture of each technology. His presentation, also covered the recently released Part 2: Economic impacts looking at the benefits and costs of those technologies.

To view a copy of Simon’s presentation click here

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