Another way to fill up your car in Nelson

Published 10/05/2016

Two new stations to fill up your car are being built in the region but there won't be a drop of fuel in sight. Rather than the traditional petrol and diesel pumps, the two stations in Takaka and Nelson will be pumping energy. Network Tasman's first station in the Tasman District Council carpark off Queen St in Richmond is online and providing free energy for an initial trial period. The Takaka and Nelson charging stations will be fitted with an ABB Terra 53 unit over the next...

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No increase in Network Tasman distribution pricing for 2016

Published 14/01/2016

Local consumer-owned Network Tasman is maintaining its 2015 distribution prices for the coming year. Network Tasman's distribution charges represent a component of all power monthly power bills sent by electricity retailers. In November Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) found that Network Tasman's prices rank fifth lowest out of 42 local electricity distribution companies nationally, even before taking into account the $11.8m of discounts provided by Network Tasman to its consumers during 2015. Despite a zero percent price increase for its own services, Network Tasman's overall network charge will...

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District nurses latest to benefit from electric vehicle

Published 30/11/2015

The Nelson Marlborough District Health Board has recently purchased a new electric vehicle for use by its public health service and district nurses who are based at the Richmond Health Hub. As the owner of the property, Network Tasman has provided a charging station for the vehicle outside the offices at 281 Queen St, Richmond. The Queen St charging station is in addition to three charging stations for electric vehicles that Network Tasman has installed at its premises in Hope after adding an electric vehicle and a hybrid vehicle...

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Network Tasman announces $3.5 million in line charge discounts

Published 30/10/2015

Consumer-owned local electricity distributor Network Tasman has announced $3.5 million of sales discounts are about to be credited against its consumers' December power bills. This is in addition to the $8.3 million of discounts provided in August. "Network Tasman is pleased to provide a December discount this year which is at the same level as our December 2014 discount," said Network Tasman CEO Wayne Mackey. "The company has also continued to deliver good reliability of supply, ongoing network investment and provided a 2.6% reduction in its line charges in...

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