Matt Rowe

Managing Director
Ethical Power New Zealand

Matt is an expert in delivering successful projects having led Energy Procurement and Advisory Services teams, ensuring cost optimisation and on time delivery of large-scale developments. He now has over 20 years of experience working in the energy sector in Australasia and Europe. He’s in charge of the New Zealand entity, overseeing the delivery of 800MW solar pipeline.

Justin Mowbray

Technical Director

Justin is responsible for the design and technical elements of the solar PV plants, covering all elements of the design process.

Justin has an electrical engineering background with over 30 years’ experience and over 10 years specifically in large scale solar PV design and installation.

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Ethical Power in New Zealand

Leading EPC contractor, building New Zealand’s large-scale ground mount solar capacity.

The New Zealand electricity market is on a rapid trajectory to more renewable generation, with a government aim of being 100% renewable by 2035. By offering the highest standard of services, we continuously contribute to the growth and improvement of the solar PV industry in the country.


solar PV in construction


solar PV project pipeline for construction 2025/2026


expected by 2035

Solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for Aotearoa.

We first entered the New Zealand market in 2021 through a joint venture between Ethical Power, Hive Energy and Solar South-West, called HES Aotearoa (HESA). Through this partnership, we developed 9 utility-scale solar photovoltaic systems. These have been successfully sold on to leading utility partner in New Zealand in 2023.

Ethical Power New Zealand is the primary engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the delivery of the 9 solar parks and has an additional pipeline of projects in development.

Leveraging on the 13 years of international experience in the solar industry and the support of all Ethical Power Group companies, we are quickly becoming the leading solar EPC company in New Zealand.

With our global procurement capacity and expertise, we supply the best components and the most cost-effective solutions. Our expert project teams deliver the highest quality assets every time, safely and to timescales.

Our Team in New Zealand

Our team consists of expert engineers, consultants, designers, planners and specialists with extensive experience in the renewable energy industry. Headquartered in Auckland, we operate across New Zealand.

  • Justin Mowbray

    Technical Director
  • Matt Rowe

    Managing Director
    Ethical Power New Zealand

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