New Zealand

Solar power for New Zealand

Develop. Finance. Build. Operate.

Lightsource bp is a global leader in utility-scale solar development and management. We build, own and operate industry-leading solar projects – delivering low-cost clean energy to businesses and communities around the world.

As a company, we’re dedicated to pushing the frontiers of solar and storage solutions, backed by our in-house expertise and world-class capability.

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Contact Energy partnership in New Zealand

We partnered with Contact Energy to deliver solar power for New Zealand. Together, as a 50:50 joint venture, we will source, develop and construct solar farm projects throughout the country.

Through our partnership, we are further working towards our ambition of bringing real change to the energy landscape, both in New Zealand and across the world.

About us

Our success is built on more than just our solar projects. As a business, we also care deeply about our culture and values, invest in our teams, and place people and communities at the heart of the decisions we make.

Find out more about us and how we’re working together to create a sustainable energy future for us all.

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Responsible, sustainable power

Sustainability is at our core. Our sustainability framework shows how we’re decarbonising the world’s energy landscape through responsibly developed solar projects.


Be inspired by our projects

We work with businesses and communities around the world to deliver low-carbon solar energy projects. From innovative technology, to boosting biodiversity and protecting bees, discover how our solar projects are making a difference.

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Join Lightsource bp

Find a career where you’re valued, recognised as an individual,
and working alongside people with a passion for a sustainable future.