Data+AI in Sustainability

BEC NEWSLETTER – October 2021

According to the World Energy Council’s latest Energy Trilemma results, New Zealand has continued to balance energy security, equity and sustainability well, ranking 9th overall out of 127 countries.

Data+AI in Sustainability

Emissions plan delay sensible

The Government announced today that the timeframe for the NZ Emissions Reduction Plan will be extended in light of the current Delta breakout’s impact on businesses across New Zealand.

Data+AI in Sustainability

BEC NEWSLETTER – September 2021

We are delighted to see our Energy Scenarios nominated for two awards – the Sustainable Business Council’s 2021 Outstanding Collaboration Award recognising the collaboration between BusinessNZ Energy Council and EECA, and an Open Source Award, celebrating our data visualisation app developed in partnership with Nicholson Consulting.

Data+AI in Sustainability

Looking into the future of energy

An innovative app that opens up future energy scenarios has been nominated as a finalist in the Open Source Awards.

A collaboration between the BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC), EECA, and data analytics specialists Nicholson Consulting produced the New Zealand Energy Scenario – TIMES NZ 2.0 data visualisation app, to showcase the energy scenario modelling undertaken by BEC, the Paul Scherrer Institute and EECA.

Data+AI in Sustainability

Feeling our way towards hydrogen

Right now hydrogen is getting a lot of attention. Many countries are focusing on producing hydrogen for fuel, or procuring it, or planning for its future use.