Business publications and resources

Research papers and resources covering energy efficient technologies and practices for New Zealand businesses. Documents are ordered by publication date, with the most recent listed first.

Cross sector analysis on options to reduce process heat emissions

Waikato University has identified options for process heat mitigation across different sectors in the New Zealand economy. The study identifies options, quantifies the potential mitigation and the capital and operating costs of those options. This analysis allows estimated marginal abatement costs (MAC) to be calculated for emission reduction options.

International tech scan

Process heat offers one of New Zealand’s largest opportunities to improve energy efficiency and reduce energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This report provides an inventory of a wide range of internationally available technologies that could be applied to New Zealand industry for energy efficiency and/or reducing emissions.

Electrical heating technologies

This technical information series presents ten electric heating technology options to replace, supplement or optimise process heat currently being supplied by fossil fuels.

Electrical heating technical document series

PwC report finds process heat energy efficiency gap

8 August 2018

PwC interviewed processors of dairy, meat, wood and other products, to find out more about their investment decisions on process heat, and carried out a literature review on how companies overcome barriers on investment in energy efficiency and carbon reduction.