Accelerating renewable energy and energy efficiency
closedSubmissions closed: 28 February 2020, 5pm
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment sought feedback on the discussion paper Accelerating renewable energy and energy efficiency. This paper focused on two major work streams, encouraging energy efficiency and the uptake of renewable fuels in industry, and accelerating renewable electricity generation and infrastructure.
About the consultation
On 19 December 2019, MBIE released the discussion document Accelerating renewable energy and energy efficiency [PDF, 3.6 MB].
This discussion paper examined a range of barriers and issues, and sought feedback on a range of options to accelerate the use and supply of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. The reduction of energy-related carbon emissions will be critical to achieving Aotearoa’s climate goals.
The consultation closed on 28 February 2020.
We received a total of 2597 submissions, directly via email and through an online survey on our website. These represent the views of a wide range of individuals, businesses, academics, advocacy groups, and industry bodies.
Redactions have been made in accordance with the Official Information Act 1982 and the Privacy Act 1993, and when content may be defamatory or commercially sensitive.
Please note that some submitters did not want to their submissions to be published, and therfore, these are not uploaded to our website.
172 submissions were from a wide range of individuals, businesses, academics, advocacy groups, and industry bodies.
We received 2425 submissions from Greenpeace members. Some of these submissions followed a template and some added additional information to the template.
Summary of submissions
A summary of submissions outlining the key points which arose from submitters across the 11 sections is also available.
If you have any questions about the submissions or the discussion document more generally, please email email@example.com.