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Submissions are now invited on proposed regulations under the Fuel Industry Bill, and on options for a regulatory backstop to be added to legislation in future.
Submissions are now invited on the discussion paper Accelerating renewable energy and energy efficiency. This paper focuses on two major work streams, encouraging energy efficiency and the uptake of renewable fuels in industry, and accelerating renewable electricity generation and infrastructure. We look forward to your feedback on the best way Aotearoa can achieve a more energy efficient and renewable energy system.
Submissions are now invited on the discussion document for the Review of the Crown Minerals Act 1991. The review seeks to ensure the Act’s settings contribute to mining that responsibly balances environmental, social, and economic considerations and meets the evolving needs of New Zealand’s society.
The independent Electricity Price Review has developed some early ideas to improve New Zealand’s electricity sector. The review panel greatly values your feedback on these early ideas, as your submissions will inform the final recommendations it delivers to the Minister of Energy and Resources in mid-2019.
The technical paper Process Heat in New Zealand: Opportunities and barriers to lowering emissions sets out how and where process heat is used in New Zealand, and what the opportunities and barriers are to lowering emissions from process heat use.
The Electricity Price Review are seeking submissions from the public and industry on their first report into the state of the electricity sector.
We invite you to submit your views on the questions and proposals set out in this consultation document, Managing third party risk exposure from onshore petroleum wells.
MBIE data indicates that not all the gas that should be subject to the levy is having levy paid on it. This may be because there are some practical issues for levy payers in accurately applying the requirements of the legislation due to information barriers. There may also be some ambiguity about who the legislation makes liable to pay the levy in some complex supply chain situations. This consultation seeks your feedback on these issues and on several options for shifting the point in the supply chain where liability sits to mitigate the issues.
We are consulting on the draft replacement New Zealand Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy (NZEECS).