Recent Submissions

  • Risk Communication for Natural Hazard Events : Review of the 2004 Eastern Bay of Plenty Flood 

    Hoskin, Kristin (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2006)
    As part of the CAE project on Organisational Attitudes and Risk Communication a case study to explore risk communication for Natural Hazards was undertaken. The focus of this study was the eastern Bay of Plenty community ...
  • Renewable Energy Survey : final report 

    Scharpf, Eric (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2006)
    This report contains an assessment of Renewable Energy (RE) projects in NZ noting their commercialisation potential, collaboration opportunities, time to commercialisation and current status.
  • The economic and system impacts of increased DG connection within New Zealand’s electricity networks 

    Cardwell, Geoff (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2007)
    In this study CAENZ has adopted a framework approach to facilitate its assessment of the network and system benefits of DG uptake. This is intended to deliver a more strategic and integrated approach to assessing ...
  • Non-conventional Technologies as Alternative Solutions to the Proposed Whakamaru-Otahuhu Transmission Upgrade 

    O'Brien, R.; Hume, D.; Bywater, I. (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2006)
    This commentary brings together a preliminary view of the potential of non-conventional generation as a comprehensive alternative solution to the proposed Auckland transmission upgrade.
  • Workshop : Future Network Security of Supply Requirements 

    Unknown author (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2007)
  • Canterbury Regional Energy Strategy Project : A Preliminary Stage 1 Report on Energy Security Issues in Canterbury 

    Hooper, George (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2007)
    Canterbury is one of the fastest growing regions in New Zealand. To fuel this growth energy is used in many areas including transport, agriculture, the power industry, manufacturing, domestic usage and business. Regional ...
  • Potential Chemical and Energy Uses for Lignite at Hawkdun and Ashers-Waituna, New Zealand 

    Bouman, R.; Kelly, R. J. (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2004)
    This preliminary study brings together publically available information and work from earlier studies of the South Island Lignite resources in order to examine the potential value of the lignite deposits held by Kenham ...
  • Planning for Natural Hazard Risk in the Built Environment 

    CAE (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2004)
    The objective of this study was to look at ways of strengthening future planning and decision-making to take better account of hazard information and science knowledge. The intention was to produce an agenda for encouraging ...
  • Energy from Waste : Putting Resources to Productive Use 

    Hooper, George (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2004)
    The WCWMWG commissioned the Centre for Advanced Engineering in June 2003 to report on the opportunities for Energy from Waste (EfW) technologies with particular emphasis on fast pyrolysis as a technically robust approach. ...
  • Improved Management of Flood Risk : The New Framework 

    Day, Terry (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2005)
    Poster detailing improved management of flood risk.
  • Managing Flood Risk : Draft New Zealand Protocal 

    Day, Terry (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2005)
    This Flood Risk Management Protocol provides regional and unitary councils with an improved framework for managing their flood risk management responsibilities. It is the first step in improving flood risk management across ...
  • Managing Flood Risk : The Case for Change 

    Day, Terry (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2005)
    The purpose of this report is to state the case for, and likely contents of, an improved approach to flood risk management in New Zealand. It does so by reassessing past flood mitigation practices, by promoting current ...
  • Resilient Infrastructure 

    CAE (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2005)
    Resilient Infrastructure 2005 is the first New Zealand event to look at the ability of communities as a whole tosurvive disasters and disruptions. It deals with building resilience into our built and human infrastructure, ...
  • US-NZ Workshop on Critical Infrastructure Systems 

    CAE (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2005)
    A two-day joint US-NZ Workshop on Critical Infrastructure Systems was held in Taupo 10-11th August 2005. This report outlines the background to the Workshop and presents a summary of the discussion highlights. The workshop ...
  • Study into the Establishment of a Regional Sustainable Energy Technology Initiative 

    CAE (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2005)
    The Christchurch City Council and Environment Canterbury have asked the Centre for Advanced Engineering to investigate the feasibility of establishing an organisation to promote and support developers and providers of ...
  • Sustainable Energy : Technology Collaboration Research : Bioenergy 

    Gifford, John; Rutherford, Jack; Hooper, George (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2005)
    This report examines the nature and extent of technology collaboration in the bioenergy industry in New Zealand. Focus is given mostly to research and industry/research collaborations but, in addition, comment is provided ...
  • Energy Efficiency in Dairy Sheds : A Preliminary Report 

    Morison, Ken; Gregory, Warren (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2006)
    This report is part of a study by Venture Southland into the economics of dairy shed operations and how they can be improved. Venture Southland is a joint initiative of the Invercargill City Council, Southland District ...
  • Canterbury Regional Energy Strategy Project : Work Stream 01 : Grid Connected Energy System 

    CAE (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2006)
    The Study aims to articulate the critical issue facing the region, and to explore the trade-offs that will be required to reach a balanced perspective on the current situation. It is hoped that by so doing, there will be ...
  • A High Level Assessment of the Risks and Vulnerabilities to Energy Supply in the Otago Region 

    CAE (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2006)
    This study takes a first look at the vulnerabilities that characterise the Otago regional energy system. In doing so, the various supply chain components that make up the total system are described and the likely impacts ...
  • A Report on Possible Government Interventions to Promote the Sustainable Development of New Zealand’s Ocean Resources 

    Chong, Kevin (Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury, 2006)
    Oceans Policy is intended to promote the sustainable economic development of marine resources, whilst preserving the integrity of oceans ecosystems and social and cultural values of the oceans.To gain a practical understanding ...

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