NZGA Papers

New Zealand Geothermal Association Industry Papers

From time to time the NZGA publishes national and international papers on specific issues related to geothermal development. These are listed under the following subheadings, in descending date order and may all be downloaded:

New Zealand Geothermal Industry Overview New Zealand Industry Updates
Specific Issues International papers


New Zealand Geothermal Industry Overview:

New Zealand Industry Updates:

April 2015 New Zealand Country Update 2015 – NZGA (pdf 4.18 MB)
Nov 2014 Energy Perspective 2015 – EnergyNZ Perspectives 2015 article, B White, NZGA (pdf 274 KB)
Nov 2013 Geothermal – international horizons – EnergyNZ Perspectives 2014 article, B White, NZGA (pdf 161 KB)
Dec 2012 Geothermal – the renewable star – EnergyNZ Perspectives 2013 article, Vol7, No1, B White, NZGA (pdf 1.68MB)

Specific Issues:

April 2014 Geothermal Capability Register – N Inskip, HERA (pdf 13MB)
Nov 2013 A brief review of geothermal Health and Safety regulations following the “Pike River Inquiry” – B White, East Harbour Energy, (pdf 422KB)
Aug 2012 Specific Comments on Micro-Earthquakes and Fracking – S Sherburn, GNS Science, (pdf 126KB)
Jun 2012 Rotorua Geothermal Home Heat Investigation – S Bendall & L Lind, GNS Science, (pdf 2.64MB)
Jul 2009 Geothermal Heat Pump Study – A Barbour & B Sellars, Beca Carter Hollings and Ferner Ltd), (pdf 3.76MB)

International papers:

Jun 2012 Geothermal Handbook – Planning and Financing Power Generation – Energy Sector Management Assistance Program [ESMAP], World Bank, (pdf 3.66MB)
Jun 2012 Geothermal Potential of China – Worldview Report, (pdf 1.60MB)
Apr 2012 Geothermal Opportunities in Japan – Worldview Report, (pdf 1.56MB)