Category: carboNZero Certified Electricity

Notice for ecoWHOLESALE / ecoZERO customers

Ecotricity ecoWHOLESALE / ecoZERO (spot price) calculations washup Ecotricity is proud to be New Zealands first (and only carboNZero Certified) retailer to allow solar generation customers to export their solar panel excess consumption directly onto the spot price wholesale market. Ecotricity is also one of the only electricity retailers to transparently pass on network fees […]

10 things to celebrate Earth day!

Earth day 2021

Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 and was established in 1970. Over the last 51 years, it has become a public movement to acknowledge our mission to restore the earth and protect the environment. As climate change effects continue to increase, public awareness reminds us how important it is to act now […]

The Dirty Truth behind your Petrol Car

The age-old debate between electric vs combustion engine cars continues. Without fail, any electric car owner will agree that the old comments about EV being no different from electricity to Electric power cars are dirty. Lithium batteries are unethical and cause as much pollution is bound to arise. But let’s turn the table for a […]

Ecotricity and Genesis join forces to deliver 100% NewRenewable energy future

Ecotricity at waipipi windfarm

Ecotricity will support its growing customer base by adding supply of 100% NewRenewable generation from Genesis, including the newly constructed Waipipi wind farm.       Ecotricity is New Zealand’s only 100% carboNZero certified electricity provider, which follows strict United Nations product protocol, sourced from wind, solar and hydro.   CEO, Al Yates, said Genesis’ […]

NZ Govt actions against Climate Change

Roys peak nz

The government is taking great urgency to tackle the climate crisis. Last year NZ declared a climate emergency, with the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern saying, “This declaration is an acknowledgment of the next generation. An acknowledgment of the burden that they will carry if we do not get this right and do not take action […]

Can solar panels be recycled?

solar panels nz

Solar panels have seen tremendous growth in recent years. Commercially, businesses and enterprises the world over are turning to solar to augment their existing power needs or move to a self-sustaining source of power. Privately, homeowners are investing in solar as a way to lower their personal carbon footprint and gain independence from unpredictable energy […]