Alpine Energy owns and operates the electricity distribution network in South Canterbury, New Zealand. The network has a replacement value of some $150 million, and connects over 30,000 customers throughout the region with the seven local Transpower Grid Exit points (GXP’s) which are our point of supply for electricity. Alpine Energy owns its subsidiary contracting company NETcon which provides a wide range of network and electrical services, and has investments in Rockgas Timaru Ltd.

What's Alpine's purpose

Our mission

  • Ensure continuing commercial success by providing: safe; reliable; and efficient energy delivery and infrastructure services.

Our vision 

  • To develop, operate, and maintain integrated energy delivery solutions for the benefit of our community.

Our values

  • Health and safety always
  • Lawful conduct
  • Respect, integrity, and honesty
  • Professional excellence
  • Environmental responsibility
  • Contribute to the community

Business plan goals

  • Shareholders
    To pursue business policies which will maximise the value of the company in the medium and long-term.
  • Customers
    To provide customers with the safe, efficient, economic and reliable delivery of energy and services.
  • Efficient Use of Resources 
    To promote energy efficiency and effective utilisation of resources under our management.
  • Public and Social Responsibility
    To be a law abiding and responsible company.
  • Human Resources
    To be regarded as a fair and reasonable employer in our region, and a company for whom staff are proud to work for.

Alpine Energy is 100% owned by the South Canterbury community with a replacement value of $150 million

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Alpine Energy contracts NETcon to perform the asset maintenance on the Electricity Network. NETcon offers a wide range of professional services to Alpine Energy, including overhead, underground and earthing services. NETcon have a modern fleet, well equipped workshops and staff who know their jobs. NETcon Limited is 100% owned by Alpine Energy, a electricity contracting company

"Electricity had performed great wonders and has become the tireless servant of man. The welcome clean heat which the electric stove provides, is generated far from home through the waters of Lake Coleridge, but in the not too far distant future it is hoped that South Canterbury will provide its own source of generation from the unfathomed depths of the great Lake Tekapo, in the Mackenzie Country - a vast, silent body of water possessed of the almost unlimited power, and patiently awaiting the call to the service of man."

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