Contracting Capabilities

Northpower provides contracting services across the North Island including engineering, infrastructure management and maintenance and construction.

Future Energy

Local partnering for your grid scale PV project

Northpower is constantly looking forward and has extended our capabilities to grid-scale photovoltaic (solar) generation systems for both utility and commercial / industrial applications.


We work with owners and developers to provide a tailored suite of design, engineering, procurement, logistics and construction services with a highly flexible approach to final project delivery.

We understand that speed to market is critical for any large-scale infrastructure project and partnerships deliver results when it counts the most. We partner with industry leading businesses, ensuring we can optimise projects to find long-term savings in time, cost, and during operations without compromising on safety or construction standards.

Our strength as a project partner comes from our 90+ years company history, solid financial position, and thousands of years of electrical project experience within our team. We have a wide range of capabilities from network ownership and asset management to field service delivery.

Our capabilities

As a reputable and dependable services partner specialising in the execution of complex and challenging infrastructure projects for energy utilities, including Transpower, Vector, Powerco, Wellington Electricity, and Top Energy, we deliver the highest safety standards with access to specialised equipment to support our commitments to our staff and contractors.

We take great pride in providing solutions that are tailored to meet our customers’ specific requirements, delivering whole-of-life value. Our services are designed to cater to the diverse needs of our customers, providing them with innovative and sustainable solutions improving reliability, reducing energy consumption, and minimising costs.

We are dedicated to delivering projects on time, within budget, and with the highest level of professionalism. By utilising cutting-edge technology and techniques, we are at the forefront of our industry, consistently providing exceptional outcomes for our clients.

Grid scale solar

Our grid scale solar services offer:

End to end project solutions
  • pre-site establishment
  • site assessments
  • grid capacity studies
  • site testing
  • site capacity studies
  • yield analysis
Design and engineering
  • electrical, mechanical, and civil design
  • product selection analysis
  • cost estimation
  • procurement and logistics
  • construction – mechanical, pile driving, project management
  • operations – fault management/response, market operations
  • maintenance – vegetation management and agricultural operations management

Key future energy projects

Working towards 100% renewable energy goals

Grow with Northpower

Northpower is a key player in New Zealand’s energy sector. Find out more and discover the career opportunities on offer.