NZGA’s members are part of a diverse and skilled network of people working and living with our unique geothermal resources.
NZGA is a non-political, non-governmental and not for profit organisation. Our focus is on providing leadership, connection and facilitation to sustain and grow sustainable geothermal opportunities in New Zealand.
As an affiliated member of the International Geothermal Association (IGA) and the Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ), NZGA also connects with global geothermal communities, and is well positioned to positively influence geothermal initiatives on the world stage.
Fostering a sustainable future for Aotearoa New Zealand through geothermal
In preparation for the upcoming Budget and Emissions Reduction Plan announcements, the NZGA, Bioenergy Association and New Zealand Wind Energy Association have put forward the following media statement:
In early 2022, Top Energy and Northpower announced their hope to trial NZ's first Renewable Energy Zone. These Zones, being led by Transpower New Zealand, are a step towards making Aotearoa carbon neutral through collaboration between renewable energy providers.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) is currently seeking consultation on preparing its Te Ara Paerangi - Future Pathways green paper. This paper will shape MBIE's advice to the Government regarding the future of the public research system.