Alpine Energy

Alpine Energy

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Alpine Energy

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    +64 3 687 4300

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    24 Elginshire Street, Washdyke, Timaru, South Canterbury, New Zealand

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We are a community-owned lines company in New Zealand, serving as the electricity distribution business (EDB) for South Canterbury.

With a customer base of over 33,500, we hold a crucial role in delivering reliable power and fostering the region’s growth and transition to a low-carbon economy.

Our subsidiaries specialise in electrical contract services, and our unwavering dedication lies in providing cost-effective solutions with long-term benefits for our community.

Encompassing a vast area of 10,000km2, our network covers diverse land use, energy demand, geography, and population distribution. Embracing the dynamic nature of the energy sector, we continuously strive to innovate, ensuring we meet customer requirements while supporting sustainability and decarbonisation objectives.

Our purpose is centred around delivering secure and reliable energy while actively preparing for the future. Our vision revolves around empowering our community, guided by our core values of prioritising safety, maintaining accountability, and fostering integrity, all grounded in a foundation of respect.

As a community-owned company, Alpine Energy is deeply rooted in the South Canterbury region. We are owned by Timaru District Holdings Limited, LineTrust South Canterbury, Waimate District Council, and Mackenzie District Council. This ownership model ensures that our decisions prioritise the long-term benefits and cost-effective services for the community we serve.




We connect more than 33,500 customers throughout the South Canterbury region, from the shores of Caroline Bay to Aoraki Mount Cook, and between the Rangitata and Waitaki Rivers, we are connecting customers to a reliable source of electricity.

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As part of our on going commitment to keeping the community safe around our electricity network, we provide the following important safety information.

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We're a community-owned and operated company which manages the electricity distribution network in South Canterbury.

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