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The Heat is On! London Temperatures Spark Level 3 Amber Alert

June 26, 2017 | Hannah Muir | carboNZero, Solar, Wind

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As global temperatures continue to rise and air quality worsens, the reality of climate change is beginning to make us sweat well into winter. And we’re not the first ones to make the link to climate change. It’s somewhat ironic that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have warned that higher temperatures caused by climate change […]

PowerHouse Wind Single Blader takes it to the World

June 18, 2017 | Al Yates | Wind

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For more information about the Thinair by PowerHouse Wind go to http://www.powerhousewind.co.nz/ Also take a look at their Youtube footage below. Ecotricity is New Zealand’s only provider of carboNZero Certified Electricity. We’re 100% Kiwi and 49% Community Owned … … and the leading Electric Vehicle Buyers Guide               

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 […]

Wind Blows Hydro out of the Water

March 1, 2017 | Hannah Muir | carboNZero, Wind

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WIND is now the largest source of Renewable Electricity in the US. New Wind Generation has achieved near record growth with the second strongest quarter ever for a newly installed capacity, according to a report released by American Wind Energy Association in early February. Oil, Gas and Coal on the Way Out Wind power has not […]

Farro Fresh – First Grocery Retailer to Embrace 100% carboNZero Certified Renewable Electricity

November 23, 2016 | ecotricity | carboNZero, Wind

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First Grocery Retailer to Embrace carboNZero Certified Electricity We are absolutely honoured to confirm that Farro Fresh have partnered with Ecotricity to be the first grocery retailer to embrace carboNZero Certified Electricity. “We’re very pleased to be able to move to Ecotricity to have 100% carboNZero Renewable Certified Electricity for all of our Farro Fresh […]

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 […]

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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