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Kapiti Coast District Council Scoops Two Awards

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 12:04 pm | EECA Awards

The small district of Kapiti has won double honours in the 2014 EECA Awards for a proactive approach to energy that has halved its CO2 emissions, and brought strong community engagement. More >>

Christchurch Energy Champions ‘Making a Positive Difference’

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 12:02 pm | EECA Awards

Two winners have been honoured in the Christchurch Energy Champion Award - Community Energy Action for its work ensuring energy-efficient home repairs; and Tait Communications, for its sustainable business campus plan. More >>

Super-Efficient Buildings Lauded in EECA Awards

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 12:01 pm | EECA Awards

Two vastly different buildings, in Wellington and Northland, have won trophies for exceptional energy performance at the 2014 EECA Awards. More >>

Tokelau Scoops Major Award for World-Beating Solar Energy

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 11:59 am | EECA Awards

The Pacific territory of Tokelau was tonight named winner (subs: 28 May) of the 2014 EECA Renewable Energy Award for its switch from diesel-generated electricity to clean, renewable solar energy. More >>

Bioenergy Trailblazer K&L Nurseries Wins 2014 Supreme Award

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 11:57 am | EECA Awards

A family-run flower growing operation in Christchurch has won top honours in the 2014 EECA Awards, for a New Zealand-first bioenergy project. More >>

Golden Bay Cement Scoops Renewable Energy Award

Thursday, 24 May 2012, 9:45 am | EECA Awards

Whangarei’s Golden Bay Cement has been hailed as an industry leader for its use of bioenergy to reduce CO2 emissions, winning the Renewable Energy category in the 2012 EECA Awards tonight (subs: Wed 23 May). More >>

New Plymouth And Greater Wellington Win Energy Awards

Thursday, 24 May 2012, 9:00 am | EECA Awards

New Plymouth, Greater Wellington hailed as energy efficiency leaders Two councils have netted top awards at the 2012 EECA Awards – one for excellence in reducing its own energy use and one for making local homes more energy-efficient. More >>

ASB And NZ Post Win For Network-Wide Energy Savings

Thursday, 24 May 2012, 8:49 am | EECA Awards

Two of New Zealand’s major retail banks have been recognised in the 2012 EECA Awards for cutting energy use and CO2 emissions. More >>

2012 EECA Awards Finalists Revealed

Tuesday, 10 April 2012, 2:05 pm | EECA Awards

New Zealand’s most innovative energy-saving and renewable energy projects have been revealed, with the 2012 EECA Awards finalists announced today. More >>

Downer NZ named supreme winner in 2010 EECA Awards

Friday, 26 November 2010, 2:52 pm | EECA Awards

A concerted campaign to improve energy use has helped Downer NZ cut its annual fuel bill by $3 million in just two years - and won it the title of Supreme Winner in the 2010 EECA Awards. More >>

Bioenergy makes strong running in 2010 EECA Awards

Friday, 26 November 2010, 2:51 pm | EECA Awards

The 2010 EECA Awards have been dominated by bioenergy in various forms – showing an increasing interest from Kiwi businesses in new forms of renewable energy. In total, 14 out of the 32 projects shortlisted in the awards included at least a component ... More >>

Chch City achieves double win in national energy awards

Friday, 26 November 2010, 2:49 pm | EECA Awards

Its innovative use of bioenergy and its highly efficient civic building have won Christchurch City Council two trophies in the 2010 EECA Awards. The council took the Public Sector award for its six ‘green star’ civic headquarters, which is ... More >>

Pig farmer wins national award for innovative biogas scheme

Friday, 26 November 2010, 2:48 pm | EECA Awards

Taranaki pig farmer Steve Lepper has found an original source of electricity – his own pigs. Steve’s farm, the Lepper Trust, was tonight named winner in the Small-Medium Business category in the 2010 EECA Awards for an ingenious project that captures ... More >>