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 new 100% renewable 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’ commitments to developing […]

NZ Govt actions against Climate Change

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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 […]

Used Nissan Leaf buyer’s guide

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After watching fair go the other night, we realized that buying used EV’s and understanding the state of battery health is a must for purchasing a used EV. The Nissan LEAF is the entry-level, starter electric car for most New Zealanders. There are several used models available in car dealerships and online. The reason being […]

Can solar panels be recycled?

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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 […]

6 Must have reusable items for your home

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A good way of cutting down waste is by replacing single-use disposable items with reusable items that have a longer lifespan. Here are six key items we recommend for your home. Reusable beverage containers If you don’t have your own reusable water bottle and coffee cup already, make this a priority. Plastic bottles and single […]

History of Electric Vehicles

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Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming more and more popular with each passing year. While the popularity of EVs may make them seem like they are a recent innovation, EVs have a long and interesting history and even pre-date internal combustion engines (ICEs). The first “horseless carriages” were built in the late 18th century and early […]