Wind Power More Important Than Wildlife Conservation?

Wind Power More Important Than Wildlife Conservation?

Lately it seems like wind power may be more important than conserving wildlife resources. It may be cleaner and less expensive than using fossil fuels, but what are the costs of possibly damaging the fragile web of how life exists within an ecosystem? The issue at heart also seems to depend on how many wind […]

New Zealand Power Company axes 100 jobs to save $40M

New Zealand's biggest listed electricity company has just reached the end of a $2 billion spending programme on new power stations

New Zealand Power Company axes 100 jobs to save $40M

The power plant at Contact Energy’s Otahuhu Power Station Photo/ Greg Bowker  Contact Energy, which is owned by Origin Energy in Australia, says electricity demand remains weak, and shows few prospects of growth. Electricity Authority statistics show that two-year contracts for wholesale power, are down 26 per cent on current prices. CEO, Dennis Barnes is […]