Tourism can be sustainable – Shotover Jet commits to first 100% electric jet boat.

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As part of an exciting initiative, Ngāi Tahu Tourism has been awarded $200,000 to convert one of their petrol-powered boat to run on electricity. This makes their company Shotover Jet the first tourism company in the world to operate a fully-electric jet boat. Shotover Jet run heart-pounding jet-boat adventures on the Kimiākau (Shotover River) in […]

Independent retailers on EA Reforms

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Independent retailers Ecotricity, energyclubnz, Flick Electric Co., Pulse Energy, Vocus (who also retail power through Slingshot and Orcon), and Electric Kiwi cautiously welcome the Government’s decisions for boosting competition in the electricity sector. These independent electricity retailers have taken the call to collaborate and have already met to discuss how to assist the Electricity Authority […]

Where will electric vehicles go next?

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Every day, more New Zealanders are taking advantage of the cost-savings and eco-benefits of driving an electric vehicle. There’s already a growing range of EVs on the market, including SUVs and vans, and vehicles for all price brackets with ranges up to 1000+ kms.  Falling prices, government incentives, and exciting technological developments in the EV […]

Ecotricity teams up with Refill Nation

We’re shining a little light on all our incredible customers that are doing great things to help protect planet earth and encourage zero waste living. Here’s Refill Nation! A waste free store for a waste free nation. They’re committed to reducing plastic waste in Aotearoa and believe that it is the little steps made by many […]