Case Studies

Tailoring energy management packages to meet our client’s needs means getting the best result possible. We have a long-term relationship with many of our clients meaning benefits can be tracked, goals set and targets met over a number of years.

We have pulled together some case studies that demonstrate the breadth of activities we are involved in and the benefits our clients are experiencing.

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Auckland Transport

AT is the council-controlled organisation of Auckland Council responsible for all the region’s transport services (excluding state highways), from roads and footpaths to cycling, parking and public transport. 

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Horowhenua District Council

The Horowhenua district is growing fast, but even with a growing population, the Horowhenua District Council (HDC) has still saved around $280,000 of energy-related costs and avoided 1.1 GWh of energy consumption, thanks to an effective energy management plan.

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Imagine owning the electricity network inside a multi-tenanted commercial property or a subdivision containing dozens of homes. In return for owning this internal or ‘embedded’ network, you’d be paid a portion of the power bills of every connection within your boundaries. This margin would come from the local network owner’s share, i.e. a lines company such as Vector. Your tenants or occupants would pay no more than normal, and they’d still have a choice of energy retailer.

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Navigating the complexities of the energy market can be challenging for any business, let alone one with Amcor’s footprint. Find out how they partnered with Smart Power to reduce their energy bill while laying the groundwork for a more sustainable future.

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Eden Park

Working with Energy Select (the procurement brand operating under the Smart Power umbrella), Eden Park Trust was able to restructure its electricity and gas contracts.

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Once plagued by inaccurate bills from energy utilities, it consolidated its billing with Smart Power to strip out invoice errors and generate ongoing savings.

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Repco NZ Ltd

In 2011 Smart Power approached Repco New Zealand regarding expanding their services from procurement and invoice verification to also include account management and bill payment.

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New Zealand Defence Force

Back in 2009, Smart Power, was engaged by Linton to undertake an energy audit of its swimming pool. The audit identified that large annual savings of 350,000kWh and 822,000 kWh could be realised if the pool covers were used at the end of each day.

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Goulburn Valley Water

Smart Power have saved Goulburn Valley Water around $1 million since their initial partnership began in 2013.

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Orora Beverage Cans NZ

Orora Beverage Cans’ plant at Wiri has had an energy efficiency make-over after a group-wide energy audit by Smart Power found it to be the site most in need of some fine tuning and new energy efficient technology.

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Westpac NZ

Smart Power has been with Westpac since 2007 helping it realise the dream of building a sustainable future where resources are carefully managed today to support future generations.

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