solarcity appoints new Chief Marketing Officer

Press Release – SolarCity

Auckland, 19 March 2018 Maryanne Smith, former Noel Leeming and Torpedo7 Group General Manager – Marketing, has joined solarcity in the newly created position of Chief Marketing Officer to lead sales, marketing and customer services. Read more »

Vector Lights energy system and public artwork unveiled

Press Release – Vector

Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods has officially opened the Vector Lights energy system, saying the solar powered light display points the way to a 100% renewable energy future. Read more »

SEANZ clarifies benefits of solar to low-income earners

Press Release – SEANZ

The Sustainable Electricity Association NZ (SEANZ) today moved to clarify the impact of solar and battery storage on low-income earners and to reiterate the financial, social, and environmental benefits to all kiwis of a hastier transition to smart … Read more »

Electric bus charges into Palmerston North

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is testing Tranzit Groups prototype electric bus for four days this week, showing the community what the future of our public transport could look like. Dubbed EV1, the fully electric bus has been exceeding performance … Read more »

Ministerial address: Future of the energy sector, new energy

Press Release – New Zealand Downstream

The Hon Dr Megan Woods will open the NZ Downstream energy conference on Tuesday next week. In her first major address to the energy sector since taking the role, all eyes will be focused on the new Minister of Energy and Resources for clues about … Read more »

Trucks and buses going electric

Press Release – Drive Electric

Heavy vehicles are a huge part of the electric revolution, not-for-profit group Drive Electric says. On the international stage, major companies such as Tesla and Daimler AG are racing to develop electrified heavy-duty trucks, while other vehicles like … Read more »

Leading NZers urge Ardern to end oil exploration

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

A group of leading New Zealanders, including scientists, health professionals, unions, and the current New Zealand Poet Laureate, have launched an open letter urging Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to end oil and gas exploration. Read more »

Speech: Natural Capital and the Living Standards Framework

Speech – New Zealand Treasury

Its a great pleasure to come to the University of Waikato. To me, universities are among the most important institutions of any country. Among other things, its where people learn to draw on different knowledge, disciplines and points of view … Read more »

DHB Environmental Vehicles Roll Out

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

Signage has been added to Northland DHBs new fleet of six electric vehicles, meaning they are ready to roll out. The EVs will leave less of a carbon dioxide-equivalent emission footprint in the atmosphere as they transport DHB staff delivering all sorts … Read more »

Check out online how climate change may affect your place

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

People interested in how climate change may affect the region can now use a huge range of data to drill right down to its impact on local communities. Read more »

New Research Confirms Sustainability Drives Growth

Press Release – NZI

Improved productivity, lower costs, a strong image and a platform for competitive advantage are just some of the benefits of running a sustainable business. Read more »

First Public EV Charging Station For The Hurunui

Press Release – Hurunui District Council

Electric vehicle owners driving through the Hurunui District are now able to charge their vehicles at the new public charging station in Culverden. The charging station is a key part of the soon to be completed Culverden Service Hub. Read more »

Environmental economics report – Expert reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

New Zealand’s economy grew faster than the country’s greenhouse gases over the past 25 years, according to a new report. Read more »

Ride for a safer, more inviting, more resilient waterfront

Press Release – Green Party

The Nelson branch of the Green Party is inviting anyone who wants to see a walkway-cycleway built around the city’s waterfront to join them on a bike ride this Thursday leaving the i-SITE at Millers Acre at 5.30pm. Read more »

Greenhouse emissions rise at a slower pace than growth

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

New Zealands greenhouse gas emissions rose 24 percent in the past 25 years, but grew more slowly than the economy in general, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

SMC – A renewable low-carbon transport fuels industry

Press Release – Science Media Centre

New Zealand could build a renewable low-carbon transport fuels industry – but only if the nation decides to act, according to a new report from Scion. Read more »

NZ could forge a green transport fuels future

Press Release – Scion

New Zealand could build a renewable low-carbon transport fuels industry – but only if the nation decides to act. Read more »

Major study on geothermal potential to get underway in May

Press Release – GNS Science

A research project aiming to define opportunities for developing geothermal heat supply at likely prospects along the length of the West Coast will get underway in May. Read more »

Here Comes Something NIU

Press Release – NIU Scooters

NIU, the #1 Smart Electric Scooter brand in the world, reports today it has recorded over 850 million kilometers driven on its 300,000+ scooters around the world, more than ten times larger than its closest competitor. Read more »

Sea level rise expected even with Paris Agreement – Experts

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Even if all nations manage to stick to their Paris Agreement targets, we’re still committed to sea level rise. Read more »

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