Environment Minister Amy Adams said yesterday new guidelines for managing the environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) would support the environmentally responsible development of resources.
Published 22 August 2008 Crest Energy Ltd has been granted consent for a tidal power generation facility in the Kaipara Harbour entrance channel. The Northland Regional Council completed its hearing in May and issued its consent yesterday. Crest is a local company (directors Nick Eady & Anthony Hopkins, Auckland) and its project has […]
New minimum energy performance standards have been approved for airconditioners, refrigerated display cabinets, distribution transformers & domestic refrigerators. All but the domestic fridge standard will take effect from 1 October. The fridge standard will be introduced on 1 January. Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority chief executive Heather Staley estimated today the standards would give businesses […]