Mercury NZ Ltd said today it had committed to the construction of the first 33 of 60 consented wind turbines at Turitea near Palmerston North.
Power was cut to some of the houses in our suburban street for several hours last night.
The Commerce Commission has concluded that state-owned enterprise Transpower NZ Ltd could have avoided spending $17.7 million of a $70 million overspend on the North Island grid upgrade project.
Published 2 June 2011 The tunnel agreement between Vector Ltd & Transpower NZ Ltd, allowing Transpower’s high voltage cable circuit to be installed in Vector tunnels between Transpower’s Penrose & Albany substations, has gone unconditional. The access agreement was signed last June to enable Transpower to deliver its North Auckland & Northland project, reinforcing electricity […]
Published 26 January 2010 Manukau mayor Len Brown picked up the “Get a new power supply” cry today in the wake of power outages arising from conflict between TransPower & a Waikato farmer, and a fire caused by transmission lines over trees on the farm yesterday. Would a combined-cycle gas-turbine power station up around […]
Published 23 November 2009 Jurisdiction: Taupo District Neighbourhood: Applicant: Rotokawa Joint Venture Ltd Application detail: Rotorua, 1627 State Highway 5, application to build the Ngatamariki geothermal power station & associated infrastructure, including a transmission corridor between the power station & the Nga Awa Purua substation Notification date: 20 November Submission […]