We support innovators to commercialise their energy solutions by offering a range of services and providing a pathway to success.
Services we offer
We support late-stage energy technologies through project management, field demonstration facilities and capability development.
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
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.
The goal of the FlexForum (the Group) is to create ‘A set of actions to integrate distributed energy resources (DER) into the electricity system and markets to maximise the benefits for Aotearoa New Zealand’.
Community Energy Projects How-to-Guide
Ara Ake are currently developing a how-to-guide to inform community energy projects. This guide covers technical, commercial and supply chain aspects.