Friday, July 8, 2022


Powering up the growth curve

Powering up the growth curve

ByAnnette ScottMay 17, 2022
At 220kw the installation at Oakley’s Premium Fresh Vegetables post-harvest site in Southbridge is one of the largest in the South Island. Oakley’s worked with CPS Solar to implement the grid-tied solar system, where significant tons of spuds will be…

Food waste-to-energy plant opening later this year

ByGerald PiddockMar 29, 2022
Ecogas director Andrew Fisher says the new anaerobic digestion plant at Reporoa will make New Zealand’s clean green social licence more credible once it is up and running later this…

Solar farm projects planned for Waikato

ByGerald PiddockMar 7, 2022
Waiterimu resident Douglas Dobbs says a planned solar farm in the district would destroy the farming landscape.Three large solar farm projects on Waikato farmland could soon see cattle and sheep…

Options burning up for heat processors

ByRichard RennieNov 10, 2021
BioEnergy Association NZ chief executive Brian Cox estimates up to 9% of farmland could be committed to biomass for boiler fuel.Biomass is an energy option more South Island processors are…