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Seeking ways to minimise waste and save money?

Posted 13 October 2021 by David Spratt

What you need to know and how we can help.  It’s no secret that the world is facing a waste crisis. How to reduce it, pay for it, its impact on our public and planet’s health, and where it ends up are just some of the concerns we’re grappling with.  The good news is, Total Utilities can help you identify, monitor, and reduce your waste. Here’s why engaging us as your waste management consultant is so important.  Waste is costly for our planet and business Our growing waste problem is not only costly to the environment but expensive for businesses....
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Waste Case Study: Businesses send less to landfill, save on levies, and recycle and reuse more when they engage Total Utilities.

Posted 21 September 2021 by Chris Hargreaves

40% reduction in exposure to waste leviesContract savings of $420k between 2021 and 2024Ongoing recycling savings of $288k + each following year Why Organisations Need Us Significant financial, environmental and brand gains are achieved when businesses manage and monitor their waste efficiently.To combat our growing waste problem, the New Zealand government is increasing the levies on nonrecycled waste from $10 per tonne to $60 per tonne by 2024. Now more than ever, businesses need to reduce the amount of waste they send to landfill.Our experienced waste consulting service team...
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PowerRadar™ helps reduce capital expenditures and increases storage capacity at a 40-hectare commercial water port

Posted 17 September 2021 by Chris Hargreaves

As the southernmost commercial deep-water port in New Zealand, South Port NZ worked with Total Utilities to implement Centrica Business Solutions’ Panoramic Power™ technology – avoiding costly upgrade projects and increasing available storage capacity. 80% increase in container storage days compared to previous year10mins to collect data from 51 revenue meters across site$600k savings from avoided capital project expenses (USD) Increasing capacity of available on-site storage South Port NZ is a deep-water port on a 40-hectare Island located in Bluff, New Zealand,...
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Case Study: Energy Contracts are never as simple as just getting a price.

Posted 8 September 2021 by Chris Hargreaves

Total Utilities is New Zealand’s largest issuer of business-to-business energy procurement tenders, providing energy purchasing services to many household names. With around 500 tenders issued to the market every year, getting favourable terms is crucial. But negotiating energy contracts is so much more than getting a great price. It involves an understanding of the many moving parts. Total-Utilities-Electric-Procurement-Case-StudyDownload The variables that influence retail energy prices are: GEOGRAPHICAL New Zealand’s population is dispersed over a large land area,...
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Case Study: South Port NZ uses Energy Insights to optimise cargo and marine services

Posted 5 August 2021 by Chris Hargreaves

Our client South Port NZ is currently utilising data-led insights from Centrica Business Solutions North America to increase efficiency and reduce
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Case Study: Thanks to real-time energy insights, New Zealand schools cut their emissions.

Posted 5 August 2021 by Chris Hargreaves

New Zealand Schools use real time energy data to easily identify energy waste and reduce carbon emissions. Total Utilities Energy Insights Case Study...
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Case Study: Rapid return on investment and long-term savings with power factor correction.

Posted 4 August 2021 by Chris Hargreaves

Total Utilities has assisted many clients in making long term immediate savings by identifying power factor issues and providing turnkey services to rectify the problem. Total Utilities Power Factor Case...
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What's happening with New Zealand's Natural Gas and Decarbonisation Markets?

Posted 27 July 2021 by Richard Gardiner

All businesses need electricity. All people in a modern society like ours need electricity. The trouble lies in finding balance between combatting climate change and generating enough electricity to sustain our population. We all know and understand the importance of decarbonizing given the ominous challenge posed to us by climate change globally. But, New Zealand is a small, remote country which only accounts for 1/15th of 1% of the world’s population of 7.5 billion. New Zealand’s electricity and natural gas markets are inextricably inter-linked. Electricity and gas compete as...
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Case Study: A local big box retail chain cuts energy waste

Posted 16 June 2021 by Chris Hargreaves

A New Zealand retail chain is reaching its sustainable business goals and cutting costs with an intelligent energy insights tool. Big Box Retail Case Study...
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Energy Pricing is changing fast. How Total Utilities helps you adjust.

Posted 24 May 2021 by Chris Hargreaves

By 2050, the government has pledged to eliminate emissions of long-lived greenhouse gases, and to reduce biogenic methane emissions by between 24-47%. This means energy pricing is changing fast! While this is good news for the environment, it requires business to make some major adjustments.  Let's look at the impact of these changes and then the solutions that are available to you. Decline in gas production drives an increase in price New Zealand’s main gas field has been experiencing production issues since 2018. This year, their production is already down by 42%. This...
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