Christchurch Airport is all set to develop its renewable energy precinct, Kōwhai Park and has chosen Contact Energy and Lightsource bp, as its partners to deliver phase one of the park. In April 2022, Contact Energy and Lightsource bp entered an exclusive partnership to co-develop grid-scale solar farms in New Zealand and Kōwhai Park is expected to be their first project. The first stage of the park will consist of a solar farm that will span around 300-hectares on land just behind the airport’s runways. Justin Watson, CEO, Christchurch Airport said: “This marks a major milestone for Kōwhai Park which

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