Annual Report 2018
Country Reports


Gareth Gretton AWATEA and Wellington Institute of Technology


There is increasing focus in NZ on the requirement for the electrification of industry and transport, and the consequent increase in electricity demand to be met from sustainable sources. Such demand is likely to be met in the short term by geothermal, wind, and solar, but ocean energy remains as a medium term prospect.

Within the private sector, EHL continue to develop the Azura Wave device, conducting a second deployment in Hawaii in 2018.