Eco news articles

ELECTRIC Flight is now a reality … and for as little as $1.80 per hour

Posted On September 19, 2016

Cheap Electric Air Flight is On the Way Ok, so we know that electric vehicles are about to take over the world, and the New Zealand Electric Vehicle Buyers Guide shows that there are now 20 models to choose from, starting at $15,000 for a Nissan Leaf on Trademe! But who would have thought that Electric […]

GEOTHERMAL emissions are now higher than COAL in the electricity sector

Posted On September 10, 2016

  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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Beautiful Climate Home Leads the way in Queenstown

Posted On September 07, 2016

Powered by solar and Ecotricity Ecotricity love being the first choice for supply to a new home, and we’re lucky enough to be supplying to homes popping up across New Zealand every day. Customers Michael Sly and Jodie Lyne’s home in Queenstown is no different – but there’s something really cool about this new home… […]

Germany joins race to Ban Petrol and Diesel Car Sales by 2030

Posted On June 16, 2016

Happy Friday!! Hot on the heels of the Netherlands banning petrol and diesel car sales by 2030 and Norway by 2025 and India committing to a 100% electric vehicle fleet by 2030. Germany has announced plans to also ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2030. The details have yet to be confirmed however […]

Will Europe Lead the Ban on Petrol and Diesel Cars by 2025?

Posted On June 03, 2016

Electric vehicles are about to dominate Europe with the announcement of Norway and the Netherlands banning the sale of petrol and diesel car sales by 2025 and 2030 Should NZ be following suit? A growing number of EU countries are announcing programs to ban the future sale of petrol and diesel cars.  Sweden, Belgium and Switzerland are […]