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MoleMap Powered by 100% carboNZero Certified Electricity – With a Life Saving offer for you this June

June 22, 2017 | Hannah Muir | carboNZero, Solar

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  Not only has MoleMap joined Ecotricity – But they’re also extending a great offer to welcome Ecotricity and new patients this month! The sun is great for your roof to generate electricity from, but can be harmful for your skin. MoleMap was founded by dermatologists to wage a war on melanoma and have recently […]

COAL is CAPUT in India and the UK

May 13, 2017 | Hannah Muir | carboNZero, Solar, Wind

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India invests in Green Energy, while the UK goes Coal Free for the first time in 135 Years Since being elected Donald Trump has done a lot to, in his words “end the war on coal”. Similarly, Minister Stephen Joyce (Not Choice) wants to open up new coal mines on the West Coast. Thankfully, on the […]

Celebrate our 47th EARTH DAY by putting a STOP to harmful Fossil Fuels

April 20, 2017 | Hannah Muir | carboNZero, Electric Vehicles, Solar, Wind

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It’s now so much easier to say goodbye to harmful fossil fuels. Here are THREE EASY WAYS to drop your emissions, and how long it will take you to make the changes. The average household can save around 90,000 kilograms CO2e emissions over a 10 year period by making these changes. Let’s get started. It’s now […]

Tesla clocks 320,000 km – maintains 94% battery – Model S now hits 100k in 2.4s

November 25, 2016 | Al Yates | Electric Vehicles, Solar

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Here’s some Tesla news hot off the press Model S clocks up 320,000 km – maintains 94% capacity Model S now hits 100 km/h in 2.4 seconds Tesla Model 3 Solar Roof Option New Electric Nürburgring record Tesla Model S clocks 320,000 km – maintains 94% battery capacity Tesloop, a dedicated Tesla taxi service between Los Angeles and […]

Ecotricity Wins 2 Sustainability Awards

November 17, 2016 | Al Yates | carboNZero, Electric Vehicles, Solar, Wind

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What a night! Ecotricity was nominated as a finalist in three Sustainable Business Network SBN awards last night and won two of those categories. A big thank you to the SBN Team and judges for hosting a rapidly growing SBN Annual Awards dinner that recognises companies and individuals making a difference in emission and waste reductions, cleaner environments […]

Independent Solar Calculator Paves The Way

November 3, 2016 | Al Yates | carboNZero, Solar

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Ok, so you’ve already worked out you can save $2,000 in fuel costs per year by moving into an electric vehicle. But what about solar? Does it pay for itself, and will it save you money? It may or may not be economic for your particular situation today …. but one thing we can be sure […]

Tell Rover at NOVA to MOVE OVER …. the time for GAS is OVER

September 23, 2016 | ecotricity | carboNZero, Electric Vehicles, Solar, Wind

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NOVA, a subsidiary of Todd Energy is planning to commence construction of a new gas turbine near Otorohanga. This goes against all efforts for New Zealand to reduce emissions.  It’s akin to everyone trying their best to give up smoking, then some rude sod walks into the room and blows smoke in your face. There is […]

GEOTHERMAL emissions are now higher than COAL in the electricity sector

September 10, 2016 | Al Yates | carboNZero, Solar, Wind

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  Is Geothermal really renewable? Geothermal emissions are now higher than coal in the electricity sector New Zealand Geothermal Electricity now emits 724,000,000 kilograms CO2e per anum …. ….. that’s 89,000,000 kilograms more than electricity generated by coal from Huntly.   First the bad news We’ve had geothermal in New Zealand for over 60 years […]

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