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Trilemma trade-offs for NZ

Trilemma trade-offs for NZ

Source: Steve Rotherham The Government is developing an Equitable Transitions Strategy aimed at ensuring New Zealand’s energy transition is fair and inclusive. Meanwhile, the World Energy Council has released its Energy Trilemma Index, which measures not only equity...

BEC NEWSLETTER – December 2022

BEC NEWSLETTER – November 2022

Are we learning enough about energy transitions - COP-27? Travelling around the world - physically and virtually - to discuss energy challenges and changes, is a huge privilege.

BEC NEWSLETTER – December 2022

NZ’s energy system ranks high, security key focus

Source: BusinessNZ -- The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) is proud New Zealand’s energy system remains one of the top ten globally for equitable, secure and sustainable access, but says energy security is at risk. Each year the global Energy Trilemma Index ranks...

BEC NEWSLETTER – December 2022

World Energy Trilemma Index 2022

The World Energy Council’s definition of energy sustainability is based on three core dimensions: Energy Security, Energy Equity, and Environmental Sustainability of Energy Systems. Balancing these three goals constitutes a ‘Trilemma’ and balanced systems enable...

BEC NEWSLETTER – December 2022

Pause for thought: Govt’s new biofuel timeline

Source: BusinessNZ -- The BusinessNZ Energy Council supports the Government’s decision to introduce more clean fuels to New Zealand’s energy mix but says there is still much to consider before the new 2024 deadline. Executive Director Tina Schirr says designing and...

BEC NEWSLETTER – December 2022

An update on the energy crisis

It was an absolute privilege to attend this year’s World Energy Council (WEC) Executive Assembly and Energy Trilemma Summit in Aberdeen Scotland. The event was divided into two parts. The first segment, the Executive Assembly, outlined WEC’s work over the past year...

BEC NEWSLETTER – December 2022

NZ Energy Strategy: Terms show Govt is listening

Source: BusinessNZ-- The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) welcomes the New Zealand Energy Strategy terms of referenceand is pleased to see many of the recommendations put forward to Government have been considered.BEC Executive Director Tina Schirr says the industry’s...

BEC NEWSLETTER – December 2022

Energy market review: More renewables, competition

The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) welcomes the second phase of the Electricity Authority’s wholesale market review. Executive Director Tina Schirr says an efficient electricity system is vital for a competitive economy, and that a recently-commissioned survey by the...

BEC NEWSLETTER – December 2022

BEC NEWSLETTER – October 2022

Drop 'reactive' debate to solve trilemma - BEC Panel WEC must stop picking and choosing which part of the energy trilemma they respond to, according to speakers at a BusinessNZ Energy Council panel discussion in Wellington this week.