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Share your views on how Aotearoa New Zealand can become more climate resilient 05 May 2022

A national plan is being put together to help Aotearoa New Zealand minimise damage from a changing climate.

Second phase of Tui Oil Field decommissioning under way 01 April 2022

Specialist deep-sea divers have this week started work off the Taranaki coast to kickstart the second phase of the decommissioning of the Tui Oil Field which is being overseen by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

Government clean energy fund to slash power bills for more Māori and public homes 24 March 2022

Hundreds more households living in Māori and public homes are set to benefit from locally generated, clean power under the government fund set up to trial small-scale renewable energy projects.

Renewable electricity generation hits 26-year high 10 March 2022

The share of electricity generated from renewable sources hit a 26-year high in the final quarter of 2021 after sizeable increases hydro and wind generation, according to data published today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

Consultation opens on onshore fuel stockholding levels 17 January 2022

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today opened consultation on a proposed requirement for a minimum onshore fuel stockholding level and the options for how it can be achieved.

Renewable electricity generation bounces back 09 December 2021

The share of electricity generated from renewable sources recovered in the third quarter of 2021 after hydro generation returned to normal levels and new wind farms started producing power, according to data published today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

Members of new Energy Hardship Reference Group appointed 08 December 2021

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has appointed 20 representatives from industry, NGOs, iwi and Māori groups to join government agencies and a regulator to form the new Energy Hardship Reference Group.

Law change brings new decommissioning obligations and added enforcement 02 December 2021

The Crown Minerals (Decommissioning and Other Matters) Amendment Act received Royal assent on 1 December 2021 and a number of new provisions are now in force.

Consultation opens on Clean Vehicle information options 25 November 2021

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has opened a consultation today seeking feedback on options for displaying Clean Vehicle information to consumers.

Contract awarded for final phase of Tui Oil Field decommissioning 18 November 2021

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has entered into an agreement with Helix Offshore Services Limited for the plugging and abandonment of the wells in the Tui Oil Field (Phase 3 of the Tui decommissioning).