New Zealand Wind Energy Association
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Wind is a reliable, sustainable, clean and commercially viable energy source. Explore this website to learn about wind energy and wind farms in New Zealand.
Friday, 11 February 2011
Wind powers Manawatu forward – but at what pace?
“The Board of Inquiry’s draft decision for Turitea wind farm provides the opportunity for wind to continue powering the Manawatu economy.
Monday, 29 March 2010
Growing wind industry good for economy
“Following a record year in 2009, New Zealand’s wind energy industry is proving its worth to New Zealand’s economy,” says New Zealand Wind Energy Association Chief Executive Fraser Clark, in the lead up to the 2010 New Zealand Wind Energy Conference, being held in Palmerston North this week.
Monday, 1 March 2010
New Standard a robust solution for wind farm noise
The New Zealand Wind Energy Association today welcomes the release of the new Acoustics – Wind farm noise Standard (NZS 6808:2010), saying it will ensure people who live near new wind farms are not exposed to unreasonable levels of sound.
Tuesday, 11 August 2009
Reducing electricity emissions vital for achieving target
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the electricity sector will be a vital aspect of reducing overall emissions, says the New Zealand Wind Energy Association as it welcomes the announcement of the Government’s 2020 emissions target.
Monday, 20 April 2009
Global wind energy experts show NZ what it is missing
“New Zealand is stuck in the doldrums, missing the opportunity to sail into a sustainable future powered by renewable wind energy,” says New Zealand Wind Energy Association Chief Executive Fraser Clark.
Tuesday, 3 February 2009
RMA reforms welcomed by Wind Energy Association
The New Zealand Wind Energy Association welcomes the Governments intent to improve the processes for consenting large infrastructure projects.
Tuesday, 17 June 2008
Energy and climate change policies key to avoiding repeat of electricity crisis
“New Zealand needs stable government policy that enables the development of renewable electricity generation in order to reduce the risk of electricity shortages in future dry years” says Fraser Clark, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Wind Energy Association.
Wednesday, 9 April 2008
Wind energy making a growing contribution to electricity security
'There are no fundamental technical barriers to the integration of 20% wind energy into the electrical system in New Zealand.' says Charlie Smith, Executive Director of the US-based Utility Wind Integration Group, speaking at the NZ Wind Energy Conference in Wellington.
Tuesday, 8 April 2008
Wind energy - the logical choice
"Wind energy is making a growing contribution to New Zealand's energy mix," says Fraser Clark, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Wind Energy Association