As part of the Green Energy Portfolio, Murihiku Regeneration is leading the Just Transition Clean Energy Workstream.
Harnessing the power of wind, water and sun to develop new energy intense industries. Ensuring more of the benefits of Murihiku-Southland’s clean energy stay south an identifying tangle, credible projects which will activate the ecosystem and act in the national interest.
Focus Areas & dependencies
- Links to Renewable Energy Strategy.
- Forms part of Murihiku Strategic Plan.
- Interface with Murihiku Regeneration Green Energy Workstream – which has a focus on Tiwai certainty, decarbonisation and developing green hydrogen energy future.
- Green hydrogen based new industries.
- Decarbonisation and achieving zero emission.
A working group has been established to bring together interested regional and national partners, and input from Murihiku Hapū, to develop and support an approach which will help enable the transition away from fossil fuels. Meet the Team here.
A key output of this work will be identifying what projects, training, investments and policy changes will support Southland’s clean energy ambitions. The working group will also be responsible for identifying how local clean energy ambitions interact with the national energy system. Read background key documents here.
Murihiku Regeneration will report back to the EOG on the first stage of this work in August 2022. Following this report back, Murihiku Regeneration will work with project partners to identify how the region can realise these ambitions.
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