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Industry collaboration bringing offshore wind a step closer in Aotearoa

Sunday, March 26th, 2023

NZ Super Fund and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ Taranaki Offshore Partnership (TOP) has
reached an agreement with Port Taranaki and BlueFloat Energy (BFE) to work together to assess how
the port can serve as a hub for offshore wind development in New Zealand, including offshore
Taranaki… read more here

Meeting with the Minister of Energy – Megan Woods

Thursday, December 15th, 2022

Hon Megan Woods, Minister of Energy, with local MP Glen Bennett, and Justine Gilliland Partnerships Director for offshore wind, Elemental Group at the announcement.

Minister Woods said the Government is accelerating plans to introduce a regulatory regime because “there is just so much opportunity for offshore wind in New Zealand.” We couldn’t agree more. To read the read the full media release please click here.

OffshoreWind4Kids Event

Tuesday, December 13th, 2022

Congrats to the team at Atlas Professionals and OffshoreWind4Kids for energizing the next generation of renewable energy experts. In the first event of its kind in Aotearoa, tamariki (and their grown-ups) gathered on a sunny day at Ngāmotu Beach in New Plymouth on Sunday to build wind turbines and learn about the benefits of offshore wind. We are looking forward to the next event.

Technical support was provided by volunteers from the BlueFloat Energy, Energy Estate and Elemental Group consortium, who have offshore wind energy projects underway in Aotearoa.

To view photos from the day please click here.

Together, we can harness our most abundant resource.