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A collective approach to community projects
A pontoon to be launched into Caroline Bay this summer (2019) is the start of a combined business approach to community projects.
Alpine House officially opens
Our new building was officially opened by Energy and Resources Minister Hon. Dr Megan Woods on Friday 17 August, marking the completion of the first building of its kind in Timaru.
Fibre in Central Otago
Alpine Energy is building "dark" fibre backhaul which it leases to wholesalers such as telecommunications operators, government departments and big businesses who require high speed and high volume.
On the 22 March 2018 we were involved in a life-saving event. Staff from Alpine Energy and subsidiary companies NETcon and Infratec rolled up their sleeves alongside the South Canterbury community and helped save the lives of 159 people.
Solar panels for the local hospice
A reduction of $4200 a year in electricity costs is anticipated by Hospice South Canterbury with the installation of solar panels on its Broadway Avenue facility.
Power line copper thieves put lives at risk
South Canterbury power lines company Alpine Energy believes it will only be a matter of time before someone is seriously injured or killed trying to remove copper from electrical power cables.
Proposed future direction announced
Alpine Energy-owned NETcon presented a proposal to staff which is future-focused and would see new roles established in the company.
Working safely with irrigators
South Canterbury farmers are being reminded to prevent water from their irrigators touching overhead power lines following a series of incidents in January.
Snap Send Solve
We've made it even easier for you to let us know about something on the electricity network that requires our attention. Snap Send Solve is our smartphone app that makes reporting an issue quick and convenient.
Getting ready for growth
A project to improve the electrical infrastructure and provide for industrial expansion and economic growth is underway in Washdyke, Timaru.
New building to be energy efficient
Energy-efficiency will be one of the key features of the newly consolidated Alpine Energy, NETcon offices to be built on the company’s current site in Washdyke.
Discovery of ancient moa bones
It is not every day you go to work and discover ancient moa bones, but that is exactly what happened to a crew of linemen installing power to a South Canterbury farm.
Staff to help others in need
Alpine Energy is sending staff from its subsidiary company NETcon to help fellow lines companies to restore power in earthquake-affected areas.