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Auckland electric vehicle event this weekend

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 1:28 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

Over 100 electric vehicles are expected to be on display and about 600 people attending throughout the day where the public can see, ride or drive an electric vehicle. More >>

Electric Vehicle Batteries research released

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 10:19 am | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

New research released today shows electric vehicle (EV) batteries are reliable and long-lived. More >>

Hot water – draining your summer energy bills

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 11:15 am | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

Hot summer days means lots of extra showers and loads of washing, making hot water the single biggest energy user in many homes in the warmer months. In fact EECA ENERGYWISE says most households spend more money on heating water than on space heating over ... More >>

EECA appoints new Chief Executive

Friday, 28 October 2016, 11:38 am | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is pleased to announce James Hay has been appointed as its new Chief Executive. More >>

New funding round to help improve energy efficiency

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 2:57 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

Universities, polytechnics, local councils and hospitals are being given a leg up to get started on projects to improve their energy management to save money, reduce emissions and improve the quality of services they provide. More >>

Reduced energy and CO2 emissions for refinery

Friday, 14 October 2016, 12:06 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

Refining NZ has signed a commitment to make the Marsden Point refinery more energy efficient, and further reduce its carbon emissions. More >>

EECA Chief Executive to retire

Friday, 10 June 2016, 1:41 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

After almost 10 years as Chief Executive of EECA, Mike Underhill has announced plans to retire from the role towards the end of this year. Mr Underhill has a long history in the energy sector with previous chief executive roles at WEL Networks, TransAlta ... More >>

Tips for a safer road trip this Easter

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 1:31 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

With only half of the cars on the road this long weekend likely to have had their tyre pressure checked recently*, the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is encouraging motorists to save fuel and be safer on the road by filling ... More >>

Is your car pumped for the holidays?

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 2:16 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

As motorists load up their car boots for the Christmas holidays, the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) says they should take a few minutes at the petrol station to check tyre pressure and give tyres a bit more air than usual. More >>

Making the dream Christmas gift even better

Monday, 8 December 2014, 5:12 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

Electronics are on the top of many people’s wish list for Xmas but you can make the gift even better by making sure your purchase is energy efficient. More >>

Pump tyres, save fuel and be safer on long weekend

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 2:29 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

As motorists hit the road for the long weekend, the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is encouraging them to save fuel and be safer on the road by checking their tyres when they fill up with petrol More >>

Kāpiti Civic Building achieves ‘excellent’ energy rating

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 2:18 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

Kāpiti Coast District Council’s refurbished Civic Building in Paraparaumu has been awarded 4.5 stars out of 6 for energy performance under NABERSNZ, the energy rating scheme for office buildings. The score, covering the whole building’s energy ... More >>

Auckland Airport launches industry-leading energy programme

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 2:37 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

A new initiative launched today will see Auckland International Airport working in partnership with tenants to achieve ambitious energy-saving targets. More >>

Free insulation for low-income Taupo households

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 12:22 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

Low-income Taupo households at risk from health conditions related to cold, damp housing can now get access to free insulation. More >>

Talley’s to save energy through group-wide programme

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 12:12 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

Talley’s Group has announced it has partnered with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) to put in place an energy management system across its three largest seafood and vegetable processing sites, as well as AFFCO New Zealand’s meat processing ... More >>

Long weekends on less fuel

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 4:14 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

With Easter and ANZAC day falling within a week of each other this year and schools breaking for Term One on April 17, many will be taking the opportunity to squeeze in one last holiday road trip before winter hits. Motorists can make their fuel go ... More >>

EECA Congratulates Z Energy for Biodiesel Initiative

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 4:13 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

Z Energy is to be congratulated for its decision announced today to go ahead with a new biodiesel plant in Auckland, says Elizabeth Yeaman, Manager Government Relations and Strategy at the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). More >>

Scope for more geothermal use in Bay of Plenty

Friday, 14 February 2014, 2:02 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

Around half of New Zealand’s geothermal energy use occurs in the Bay of Plenty - but there’s scope for much more. More >>

Search is on for New Zealand’s most exciting energy projects

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 4:12 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

From production lines, to truck fleets, to tourism operators – EECA is on the look-out for projects of all types across the country, that are changing how we use energy for the better. More >>

Energy efficiency at the desk

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 5:04 pm | Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

New energy performance standards for computers, monitors and laptops are set to save New Zealand over $260 million dollars over the next twelve years. More >>

 

 

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