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Legal Action Against Second Electric Hot Water Cylinder Company

Monday, 11 October 2021, 10:06 am | EECA

EECA (Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority) is taking legal action against an electric hot water cylinder company for making misleading claims about the energy efficiency of its cylinders. This is the second prosecution by EECA - last December ... More >>

Wide Range Of Returns From Business Investment In Solar – New EECA Analysis

Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 8:31 am | EECA

A new report commissioned by EECA (Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority) shows a wide range of rates of return for large businesses considering investing in commercial-scale solar. EECA says 11 different types of businesses in eight regions ... More >>

Information For Business And Government To Explore Emissions Reduction Options

Tuesday, 25 May 2021, 5:05 pm | EECA

An updated modelling tool will help businesses and organisations grappling with climate change make better-informed decisions about energy use. EECA, (Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority) in partnership with Business NZ Energy Council (BEC) ... More >>

New Zealanders Save $31.4 Million From Energy Efficient Appliances

Monday, 30 November 2020, 10:41 am | EECA

The increasing energy efficiency of appliances has resulted in energy savings to New Zealanders of more than $31.4 million for products sold over a year, according to sales data analysis by EECA. That’s the equivalent of the average annual electricity ... More >>

EECA Pushes New Approach To Climate Change Action With Fresh Campaign

Friday, 13 November 2020, 8:13 am | EECA

A new Gen Less campaign launched by EECA encourages New Zealanders to flip the usual way they think about climate change, and demonstrates that climate action doesn’t need to be another burden to carry - in fact, it can be liberating and positive. ... More >>

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 >>