Electric Power Engineering Centre (EPECentre)

New Zealand's Centre of Excellence for Power Engineering. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

Research Papers

Solar panels for Tonga project

Hear about our EPECentre Scholar Vladimir's experience with his final year project for Electrical Engineering at the University of Canterbury, installing solar panels on schools in Tonga.


Research Project

View the video on how the EPECentre investigated the use of electricity to sterilize logs for export. This was funded by STIMBR And Primary Growth Partnership (PGP). More information will be available soon.


See what is happening in our High Voltage Laboratory, see what possibilities this could open up for you

EPECentre News and Events


EPECentre Summer Scholarships 2014 - Closed

Thank you to everyone who applied for one of our nine summer scholarships.. Applications are currently being reviewed and applicants will be advised of the outcome in due course.

EPECentre Undergraduate Scholarships - Closed

Thank you to all the prospective students who applied for one of our eight new scholarships. Applications are currently being reviewed and applicants will be advised of the outcome in due course.

EPECentre scholarship


EPECentre Newsletter Power Talk
EPECentre Power Talk Newsletter

Keeping you up-to-date with exciting new developments, highlighted in the June 2014 edition of the EPECentre Power Talk newsletter.

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EPECentre Contact details
Phone +64 3 364 3057 OR info@epecentre.ac.nz