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Gen Less Ways Of Working And Travelling Can Cut Climate Emissions Dramatically And At No Cost

Monday, 6 July 2020, 8:58 am | EECA

If enough New Zealanders continued to work from home on a regular basis, the country could easily save the same amount of carbon emissions as taking 35,000 cars off the road, according to the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority. The analysis ... More >>

Tips For The Cold Winter Nights

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 3:15 pm | EECA

There are easy ways and inexpensive ways to warm up your home during winter, with overnight temperatures reaching zero in some parts of the country. Dr Marcos Pelenur from EECA (Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority) says there are about 724,000 ... More >>

Warmer Kiwi Homes Insulation And Heater Programme On Hold.

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 4:33 pm | EECA

The Government’s Warmer Kiwi Homes insulation and heater grants programme is on hold, in response to the Prime Minister’s announcement New Zealand is moving to Level 4. “It’s important to do whatever we can to keep the community safe from ... More >>

Government heat pump subsidies proving popular

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 9:32 am | EECA

New Zealand’s Energy Efficiency & Conversation Authority (EECA) is offering grants for heaters and home insulation products and services. More >>

EECA achieves carbon zero status

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 10:54 am | EECA

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is walking its talk on reducing emissions by becoming a certified carbon zero organisation. More >>

Sales of inefficient light bulbs plummet

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 2:39 pm | EECA

Supermarket sales of energy-hungry incandescent light bulbs have halved since 2015, a trend welcomed by EECA (Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority). More >>

Marine Electrification Fund Recipients Announced

Monday, 14 October 2019, 9:55 am | EECA

Low-emission marine transport projects are receiving a boost to the tune of $800,000, the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) announced today. More >>

Energy efficiency key action to help meet renewable goals

Friday, 19 July 2019, 11:23 am | EECA

Nationwide uptake of energy efficient technology, such as LED lighting and heat pumps, could significantly reduce the cost of meeting New Zealand’s ambitious renewable electricity goals, according to new modelling. The Energy Efficiency and Conservation ... More >>

EECA welcomes new IEA group targeting energy efficiency

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 12:39 pm | EECA

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) has welcomed the formation of a new global group prioritising energy efficiency policy, with New Zealand’s Energy Minister Hon Dr Megan Woods joining as a founding member. The International ... More >>

Proposals could be game changer for EVs

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 8:56 am | EECA

Proposals to get more low-emission vehicles on New Zealand roads could be a major step for the transport sector and for transitioning New Zealand to a low-carbon economy, according to the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). More >>

Warm up for winter

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 9:24 am | EECA

Winter is coming but you may be able to make your home warmer and drier with a Government grant covering at least two-thirds of the cost of ceiling and underfloor insulation. More >>

New Zealanders open to doing more to tackle climate change

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 9:45 am | EECA

New Zealanders open to doing more to tackle climate change The vast majority of New Zealanders are open to doing more about climate change – as individuals and as a nation – according to new research commissioned by the Energy Efficiency and ... More >>

EECA seeks feedback on 2019/20 energy levies

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 2:18 pm | EECA

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is seeking feedback on its proposed energy levy-funded activities for the 2019/20 year. More >>

Dealer’s guide to electric vehicles launched

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 11:02 am | EECA

A new guide gives people in the automotive industry an overview of electric vehicles (EVs) and equips them to answer customers’ most common queries. The Dealer’s Guide to Electric Vehicles was launched online today by the Energy Efficiency and ... More >>

Car buyers' electric vehicle questions answered

Friday, 24 August 2018, 1:10 pm | EECA

Car buyers who like to do their research are the target of a new booklet about buying an electric vehicle (EV). More >>

An environmental move that could be the making of milk

Friday, 29 June 2018, 4:02 pm | EECA

A new and ambitious energy and emissions reduction target has been set this week by a key player in the dairy sector. More >>

Simple ways to keep the winter power bills down

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 11:54 am | EECA

The cold snaps mean higher power bills as we snuggle up in front of heating to keep warm but there are easy ways to lower your power bill without compromising on comfort, according to EECA Energywise. More >>

Avoid power hungry appliances – new online tool

Monday, 18 June 2018, 11:26 am | EECA

EECA Energywise has launched a new online tool to help shoppers avoid buying power hungry appliances. More >>

New EECA strategy captures carbon

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 12:11 pm | EECA

Helping New Zealanders to lower the emissions from their energy use is a key focus of EECA’s new strategic direction. More >>

Beat the cold snap

Monday, 9 April 2018, 11:58 am | EECA

Winter is coming with the first cold snap hitting the country but you can make your home cosier with some simple, quick DIY. More >>