Dairy factories mostly use coal to power the boilers needed to dry milk into powder. Synlait is taking the plunge to install an electricity-powered boiler. It will be the first of many. Gavin Evans explains why that matters.
The Government wants its massive fleet of vehicles to be electric by 2025, but public service bosses aren’t keen to make the switch until the cost comes down. Shane Cowlishaw reports.
For the convenience of email-avoiding subscribers and samplers, here's the email sent earlier on Tuesday morning, including John Key's comments from his post-cabinet news conference and the likely announcement of a Mana-Internet Party alliance.
Green Co-Leader Russel Norman has announced a Green Government would offer low interest loans to home owners to install solar panels. Here's a briefing on the details, the pros and the cons and the political positioning.
Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges has reappointed Mervyn English, the former GM of the Electricity Commission from 2004 to 2010 and the brother of Finance Minister Bill English, as a member of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) Board.