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Where is the Competitive Power Market?

Posted on 05 Mar 2002

ACT Energy Spokesman Gerry Eckhoff today accused Pete Hodgson of having a bob each way with the electricity market.

Government Reneges on Methane Tax

Posted on 22 Nov 2001
The Government has reneged on its assurance to agriculture that no tax will be levied on methane emissions from livestock, ACT Energy Spokesman Gerry Eckhoff said today.

Different Views of Power Crisis Show Political Agenda

Posted on 26 Sep 2001
ACT Energy Spokesman Gerry Eckhoff said today that differences of opinion between state-owned and independent power companies over whether the power crisis is over demonstrated that political agendas were driving the Government's decisions.

Power Saving Campaign Must Be Resumed

Posted on 24 Sep 2001
ACT Energy Spokesman Gerry Eckhoff has written to Minister Pete Hodgson urging him to resume the power saving campaign.

Meridian's Choice Justified

Posted on 20 Aug 2001
ACT Energy Spokesman Gerry Eckhoff says it now appears the Green Party wish to manage the lake levels of the South Island.

The Performance of SOEs during the Electricity Crisis - a commentary

Posted on 19 Aug 2001
Since the Government's expectation of extra money from higher taxes have not eventuated and the economy is being kept on life support by the lower dollar, the Government has been looking towards its state owned assets to pay for its social programs.

Why bringing daylight savings forward would conserve electricity

Posted on 16 Aug 2001
The government should consider an idea proposed by Act Party energy spokesman Gerry Eckhoff to start daylight saving earlier this year if the current electricity crisis does not ease (in Real Player format).

Daylight saving idea to beat cuts

Posted on 15 Aug 2001
Act energy spokesman Gerry Eckhoff has called for clocks to be put forward as early as September 1 rather than the due date of October 7 to save electricity.

Daylight saving equals power saving

Posted on 15 Aug 2001
The government is considering an idea proposed by Act Party energy spokesman Gerry Eckhoff to start daylight saving earlier this year if the current electricity crisis does not ease.

Energy Minister Urged to Consider Early Daylight Saving

Posted on 14 Aug 2001
ACT Energy Spokesman Gerry Eckhoff has today written to Minister Pete Hodgson, urging him to consider bringing the start of daylight saving forward as a power saving measure.