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Mercury launches broadband and fibre packages for NZ customers
Mercury has officially launched Mercury Broadband, giving its electricity and gas customers the ability to add fibre to their existing Mercury account.
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Internet of Things
Spark takes major shareholding in Adroit to enhance IoT
Spark has announced that it will take a significant shareholding in IoT company Adroit, which will enhance IoT solutions for potential customers of both organisations.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
Mercury Energy sells smart meter business for $270m
“Metrix’s large installed meter base, deep customer relationships and innovation platform, make this a natural acquisition."
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NZ joins future of energy with battery facility launch
The Mercury commissioned Tesla Powerpack battery facility has been launched today as a step in the grid-connected energy storage project.
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Renewable energy
Mercury acquires stake in Tilt Renewables after poor wind conditions drive FY loss
Tilt Renewables’ FY18 loss compares to a $16.4 million profit the year before.
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Mercury converts a 1957 Ford Fairlane to plug-in electric
The company has used a bit of Kiwi ingenuity to change a gas-guzzling 1957 Ford Fairlane to plug-in electric.
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Tesla helps Kiwi company with mission of energy freedom
The collaboration follows a competitive tender process that began in September last year.
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New Zealand
New electric car-sharing service charging into Auckland
"It’s great to be able to partner with Cityhop to offer Auckland drivers different electric vehicles to try...”
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Soltius strikes gold with AWS managed service provider accreditation
Soltius has proved its worth after obtaining AWS MSP accreditation, which includes a third-party audit of their AWS managed service capabilities.
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Mercury unlocks world of choice for Kiwis and their businesses
"We believe it’s important for Mercury’s customers to have options tailored to their needs so they get the most value out of their energy."
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Recycling those IT cast-offs
Just throwing away that old computer equipment is no longer acceptable, as it contains things toxic to the environment.