An efficient and reliable energy system is fundamental to economic growth and wellbeing in New Zealand.
The University of Auckland Business School

An efficient and reliable energy system is fundamental to economic growth and wellbeing in New Zealand. The Energy Centre invites you to join specialist commentators and academics to discuss these issues at the eighth Summer School in Energy Economics.

Event details

Date: 12-14 April 2021
Time: 8.45am-4pm
Venue: The University of Auckland Business School
Level 0, Room 040
Sir Owen G Glenn Building, 12 Grafton Road, Auckland
Apply by: Wednesday 7 April 2021
Parking: Available beneath the Sir Owen G Glenn Building from the Grafton Road entrance.

RSVP here

What is the Summer School?
The Summer School program focusses on key challenges facing New Zealand, including dependence on imported liquid fuels, transitioning to a low carbon economy, electrification of transport, renewable energy, public transport and climate change.

Presentations cover New Zealand energy and global trends; oil, gas, electricity and carbon markets; energy resources including hydro, geothermal, fossil fuels, wind and solar; patterns of energy demand, energy conservation; innovative technology, such as electric vehicles and hydrogen; and government policy.

Insights into the practical aspects of energy supply and demand will come from industry representatives.

A more detailed description of the Summer School in Energy Economics can be found on the Energy Centre website.

Who can attend?
The Summer School is offered at no cost to anyone studying or working in the energy sector who wants to get a more rigorous appreciation of the various aspects and challenges of energy in New Zealand. There is a limit of 80 participants allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Meals and coffee breaks will be catered for. A certificate of participation will be awarded to the attendees on request.

How do I apply?
Applicants must be over 18 years of age and register their details at the link above.

For more information about this event please email Dinah Towle at or phone 09 923 1636.


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