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By: Solar Action  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Oil, Electricity, Energy Management

Last week, New Energy Technologies Inc. showed its technology that enables glass to generate electricity through spray-on solar PV to investors and members of the media.

Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee came to a big petroleum conference bearing good news but his Government came in for criticism from a leading figure in the industry.New Zealand Oil & Gas chief executive David Salisbury..

Austrian oil explorer OMV and Greymouth Petroleum gave a rare glimpse today into the improving state of knowledge about one of New Zealand's most talked-up but under-explored offshore areas, the Great South Basin.In presentations..

New Zealand oil and gas exploration will get a substantial boost in government resources, including funding to chase deep-sea methane hydrates that have yet to be commercially exploited anywhere in the world.Energy and Resources..

Petrol prices are falling at Australian pumps - but oil companies in New Zealand say motorists shouldn't expect the same here.Industry experts in Australia predict the price of regular unleaded could fall to as little as A$1 ($1.29)..

An energy management specialist says anyone rebuilding commercial premises after the Canterbury earthquake has a great opportunity to save huge amounts of power with good design and fitout.Schneider Electric says savings over..

The spark nearly went out for energy-saving lightbulb maker Energy Mad when the global financial crisis prompted its banker to demand a loan repayment."We had $1.7 million in the bank and $2.4 million drawn down. All of a sudden..

A keynote speaker at a major petroleum conference in Auckland - acknowledged as the architect of Norway's oil success - says there are some basic steps to help encourage more exploration.Farouk Al-Kasim says he didn't "want to..

Tests revealing faultlines along the proposed route of a hydro-electric tunnel on Canterbury's Waitaki River have sparked a redesign of the power project.Meridian Energy was last month granted consent to use water from Lake Waitaki..

VIENNA - Opec is comfortable with oil prices and does not want to rock the boat as the world recovers from its worst recession in decades, the group's secretary-general said yesterday, while acknowledging that the group faces abundant..

Hydropower generated in Papua New Guinea could be used in Australian homes and businesses by 2020 under a bold plan to import it via an undersea cable.Origin and PNG Sustainable Development Programme Ltd is looking at generating..

Electricity generation from coal fell 60 per cent in the June quarter from the same quarter last year as geothermal generation rose to record levels, according to the New Zealand energy quarterly report.A total of 10,831GWh of..

The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011

Keywords: Electricity, Energy Management, Oil

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