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COVID-19 and the Geothermal Industry: Level 2 Update

Following our initial article on the effects that this global pandemic has had on our industry, we have  reached out to further companies within the NZGA community to find out how they are coping post-lockdown. Here we talk to Western Energy and Seequent, and learn how things have changed for them this year.   Read More

COVID-19 and the Geothermal Industry

In the matter of a few months, and even just a few weeks, our world is suddenly a very different place. The outbreak of the COVID-19 virus has had repercussions throughout the globe, and the geothermal industry is no exception. From power stations to geothermal tourism, there have been major changes in all walks of life, and here we look at how NZ businesses are managing the crisis. Our thanks to Contact Energy, Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village and Mercury for sharing their insights.   Read More

NZ Geothermal Power Generation in 2019

This note briefly updates the New Zealand’s geothermal generation for calendar year 2019.    The latest statistics from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) show geothermal generation increased slightly (0.7%) during calendar 2019 from 7,386 GWh in 2018 to 7,439 GWh in 2019.   Geothermal… Read More