Up-to-date information on the modelling methods used by the Ministry to produce New Zealand’s Energy Outlook and other energy modelling releases.
MED produces and publishes the New Zealand Energy Outlook on an annual basis and includes long-term projections of demand, energy supply and greenhouse gas emissions.
The 2011 NZ Generation Data Update reviews and updates technical and cost data on existing and potential future electricity generating plant in New Zealand.
This report examines the current and expected future prices of coal in New Zealand for domestic and export markets.
Energy Link was engaged by MED in March 2010 to undertake “parallel modelling” of MED’s Energy Outlook Reference Scenario, and to comment on MED’s approach to modelling electricity prices in the Reference Scenario.
This report provides an assessment of the future costs and performance of solar PV technologies in New Zealand.
This report examines the economics of producing, transporting, and consuming hydrogen vehicle fuel in New Zealand, including greenhouse gas emissions and local environmental impacts.
This report examines the economics of producing liquid fuels in New Zealand from lignite, including greenhouse gas emissions and environmental impacts.
This paper examines the global costs, availability, and environmental impacts of alternative liquid fuels that might substitute for fuels made from conventional oil. These include unconventional oil, biofuels, and synthetic liquids from gas and coal.
This report examines discusses the likely costs and availability of thirteen emerging energy supply technologies in New Zealand. The report was prepared for the Ministry by PB Power.
This is an update to a 2006 report that developed projections of energy demand by a number of energy-intensive manufacturing industries in NZ.
Report on the results of the 2008 Annual Liquid Fuel Survey (ALFS).