We support innovators to commercialise their energy solutions by offering a range of services and providing a pathway to success.

Services we offer

Project support

We support late-stage energy technologies through project management, field demonstration facilities and capability development.

Connecting support

Our mandate is to connect energy innovators with the knowledge, expertise and resources to demonstrate and commercialise change-making energy solutions.

Co-location at Ara Ake HQ

We welcome energy innovators to co-locate at our premises in New Plymouth, Taranaki.

View our projects

Multiple Trading Relationships

The multiple trading relationships concept is a form of innovation that aims to provide a customer with the option to contract with more than one supplier to receive or supply a subset of electricity services (including consumption, generation, demand response and other third-party provider services) at an ICP.

Long-Distance Heavy Freight

A study reviewing long distance freight transport decarbonisation options in New Zealand commenced in late 2020, followed with the launch of a tool that compares various freight options.