Electric Power Engineering Centre (EPECentre)

New Zealand’s Centre of Excellence for electric power engineering.

The EPECentre is New Zealand’s Centre of Excellence for electric power engineering, established in 2002 as a joint initiative between the electricity industry and the University of Canterbury. It acts as a link between the electricity industry and academia, and has three core areas of operation: Research & Innovation, Industry-Academia collaboration and Education. Read more.

Postgrad Research

Research & Innovation

Discover our Research projects and main outcomes.

Postgraduate Opportunities

Industry-Academia collaboration

Discover how we connect academia, industry and students to deliver applied research to our members.

EPECentre Study with us


Discover our Education and Outreach programme, including scholarships, for existing and future UC Students.

2019 GREEN Grid conference audience question

GREEN Grid Conference

The GREEN Grid project organises an annual conference for its main stakeholders

Power Career Day 2019 - Meridian stand

Power Career Day

For students to meet representatives from the electricity industry to discuss career opportunities and pathways

Seminar Dougal McQueen May 2019


EPECentre hosts public seminars throughout the year, presented by staff, students and special guests.

Electric Power Engineering Centre (EPECentre)

To learn more about us contact the EPECentre staff