Information Sheet 10: New Zealand Energy Strategies and Bioenergy

Key points to note

The Government released its Energy Strategies (the New Zealand Energy Strategy 2011 – 2021 and the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy 2011 – 2016) on 30 August 2011. The strategies set out the Government’s objectives with respect to energy and highlight the important role that Government sees for bioenergy in New Zealand’s future energy mix.

This note summarises the objectives for bioenergy (biofuel, biomass and alternative fuel) as set out in the strategies and the means for achievement.

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