An electric dystopia: New Zealand's experience with reform

Leyland, Bryan
June 2003
Power Economics;Jun2003, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p20
Focuses on the challenges faced by the energy industry in New Zealand. Impact of reforms and deregulation; Decline of gas reserves; Campaign for electricity savings.


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