Network Tasman announces $8.4 million in line charge discounts

Published 16/07/2017

Consumer-owned local electricity distributor Network Tasman has announced $8.4 million of discounts will be credited onto its consumers' winter power bills. "Network Tasman is pleased to provide a winter discount to our customers," said Network Tasman CEO Oliver Kearney. He noted that "Network Tasman's residential line charges remain among the lowest in the country." The company's 39,000 consumers will receive a discount that is based upon the amount of power used. An average residential consumer using around 7,000 kWh per annum can expect a discount of $153 on...

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New Electric Vehicle fast-charging station in Nelson

Published 23/01/2017

Network Tasman opens a new Electric Vehicle fast-charging station in Nelson Pictured: Nelson City Council Mayor Rachel Reese and Network Tasman CEO Oliver Kearney at the new fast-charging electric vehicle station in the Millers Acre carpark in central Nelson. Network Tasman marked the opening of its third public Electric Vehicle fast-charging station with Nelson mayor Rachel Reese today (23 January 2017). The charging station is in the Millers Acre carpark adjacent to the Nelson iSite. It was the first of two new Network Tasman fast-charging...

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Network Tasman announces $3.5 million in line charge discounts

Published 28/11/2016

Consumer-owned local electricity distributor Network Tasman has announced $3.5 million of discounts will be credited onto its consumers' December power bills. "Network Tasman is pleased to provide an end of year discount at the same level as our December 2015 discount," said Network Tasman CEO Oliver Kearney. "This discount will bring the total paid to consumers in 2016 to $11 million. This has been achieved while delivering a reliable electricity supply and ongoing investment in our network." The company's 39,100 consumers will receive a...

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Network Tasman reassures customers about pole safety on its network

Published 21/10/2016

In response to safety allegations raised on NewsHub's 'Story' programme, Network Tasman CEO Oliver Kearney has moved to reassure customers and members of the public about pole safety on its network. "The items on the programme concerned Dunedin's electricity distribution network," said Kearney. "It highlighted ageing infrastructure, specifically wooden power poles, in Dunedin and Central Otago, and alleged delays in maintenance. Concerningly, the programme implied that other electricity networks around the country are in a poor condition. "Network Tasman contracts Delta Utilities to undertake maintenance on our network....

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