Driving towards a sustainable future

Published 10/07/2018

Growing numbers of EVs in the region Nelson Tasman has one of the highest EV uptake rates in the country, second only to Auckland. The number of EVs in Nelson Tasman has almost tripled in the last year. EV ownership seems likely to continue its rapid growth as a greater variety of car models become available, with increased battery capacity and range. Network Tasman is taking a proactive approach by carrying out a study to gauge the impact of EV charging on peak network loads. This study...

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Stay safe around power lines when doing jobs at your place

Published 27/06/2018

If you're catching up on home maintenance but working around electricity there are a few things to watch out for. Any work around electricity lines can be dangerous. Here are some important tips to help you stay safe while you do common jobs around your property. Power lines safety for outdoor maintenance If you're checking or cleaning gutters and downpipes, painting the roof or eaves, or doing a job anywhere near the connection of the power lines to your house it's important to know what to do to...

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Checking in on Network Tasman’s Performance

Published 12/06/2018

Network Tasman is owned by the Network Tasman Trust on behalf of consumers connected to our network. As a consumer-owned company, we think it's important to be transparent about our performance so you, our consumers, can be assured you're receiving an efficient service that's value for money. Pricing For each of the last five years, Network Tasman has chosen to set the prices it charges to retailers well below the level allowed by the Commerce Commission. As indicated in the graph (right), after discounts our network charges...

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Tips to save energy and money this winter

Published 01/06/2018

Simple changes in the way you use electricity can save you a lot of money. Sometimes convenience can win out and it might seem like it's not worth the effort to change the way we do things, but it's amazing how costs can add up. Here are our top tips for reducing your electricity usage and making savings in your home: Turning off your heated towel rail rather than having it on all the time can save you more than $100 each year. Switching to...

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