30 Jul 2014

NZ renewable energy company says NZ falling behind

From Nine To Noon, 9:42 am on 30 July 2014

The Wellington based company Aurecon is working on several big renewable projects, including the Cookhouse windfarm in South Africa which will be able to supply electricity to around 100,000 homes. But while previously half of the company's work was local, it reports that it now does almost nothing in New Zealand - because there is no political will for increasing renewable energy here and there is no way New Zealand can reach the government stated target of 90 percent renewable energy by 2025. We talk to Aurecon's global head of renewable energy, Blair Walter.

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