Kevin Best

Expert in Energy

Kevin specialises in providing cost reduction services to corporate and large SME clients with a primary focus on the energy sector (electricity, gas and other energy fuels and utilities). He had an extensive background in the New Zealand energy sector prior to joining the ERA team in 1999. Kevin is qualified in energy management, an energy efficiency qualification based around demand side energy utilisation (customer site)…


This unique mix of experience throughout the energy supply chain ensures that Kevin is able to effectively meet the procurement needs of energy consumers, regardless of their fuel requirements, size or supply profile.


Since joining ERA Kevin has reviewed in excess of $50M in electricity, gas and distribution charges, as well as reconfiguring supply arrangements for large and SME businesses throughout New Zealand.


While energy consultant and business systems manager for Powerco Ltd (New Zealand’s largest gas & electricity distribution company) Kevin was responsible for developing and implementing new products and services as well as retailing fuels.


Kevin’s clients include Methanex NZ Ltd, Wickliffe Press Ltd, Airways Corp, Higgins Group, Liquigas Ltd, New Plymouth District Council, TSB Bank, McKechnie Aluminium, Olex New Zealand, Christchurch Girls High School, Fresh Pork NZ Ltd, Powerco Ltd and New Zealand Pharmaceuticals.

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