Previous Events


NZWEA has held an annual conference every year since 2005. Papers from these conferences are available to members.


Below is a list of previous workshops held by NZWEA. Presentations from these workshops are available to members.

Weather Forecasting & the Electricity Sector

18 October 2013,

MetService, Wellington

This workshop looked at the role of weather forecasting in the evolution of the electricity market, including variable renewables, demand-side response, load forecasting, and forecast vs actual price.

NPSREG Workshop

20 March 2013,

Old Town Hall, Wellington

Councils and business dedicate significant effort into preparing regional policy statements, and regional and district plans. This day provided an opportunity for local government staff and councillors to freely and frankly discuss issues with implementing the National Policy Statement for Renewable Electricity Generation, and wider RMA policy and energy issues.

2013 NZ Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition

20-22 March 2013

Old Town Hall, Wellington

This conference was an opportunity for industry participant to consider how they could best position themselves to ensure they capture the opportunities for wind energy as economic and market conditions improve.

Connecting renewables: grids, networks and markets

Wednesday 24 October 2012

Old Town Hall, Wellington

A one day workshop in association with Transpower, that explored how the electricity market could accommodate options for electricity generation as they evolve.