Te Hiranga Pūhanga Hiko | Electric Power Engineering Centre (EPECentre)

New Zealand’s pioneering research centre for electric power and clean energy applications

Te Hiranga Pūhanga Hiko | EPECentre, a joint initiative between the electricity industry and the University of Canterbury, was established in 2002 as an entrepreneurial endeavour. It brings together industry, researchers, academia and students to foster innovation. The EPECentre has two distinct areas of operation: Research & Innovation and Education & Outreach.


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Research & Innovation

More information about our electric power and clean technologies research group.

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Discover the capabilities of the EPECentre researchers.

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Projects & Experience

Extensive experience list and links to large projects involving EPECentre researchers.

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Education & Outreach

Discover our Education & Outreach programme.

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Power Careers Event

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

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Current UC & EPECentre programmes and other scholarships.

Te Hiranga Pūhanga Hiko |
Electric Power Engineering Centre (EPECentre)

To learn more about us contact the EPECentre staff