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General

   Sustainable Electricity Association New Zealand Inc (SEANZ).

 

   Energy Efficiency Conservation Authority (EECA). EECA's role is to encourage, promote and support the uptake of energy efficient initiatives and new renewable energy.

 

   Energy Information New Zealand (EnergyInfoNZ) is a convenient single location site accessing an extensive range of information on energy (electricity, gas, oil, solid fuels etc). It is also a forum for those involved and interested in the New Zealand energy industry.

 

   The Energy Library & Information Services Ltd (EnergyLibrary) provides a cost effective information search and retrieval service to the energy and related industries in New Zealand.

 

   Environment and Conservation Organisations of Aotearoa New Zealand (ECO) is an umbrella group of environment and conservation organisations in New Zealand. Their website has information about ECO and its member groups as well as news of the environment in Aotearoa New Zealand.

 

  

The Executive Summary of The Household Energy End-Use Project (HEEP) is released each year. This is a good source of domestic energy usage and energy efficiency trend data. (See BRANZ.)

 

   New Zealand Business Council for Sustainable Development (NZBCSD). Providing business leadership as a catalyst for change toward sustainable development, and promoting eco-efficiency, innovation and responsible entrepreneurship.

 

   World Council for Renewable Energy (WRCE). A global voice for renewable energy.The WCRE has been established to defend, develop, and promote policies at the multinational, governmental, institutional, corporate, community and individual levels in favor of the wise and prudent use of solar energy, wind energy, biomass energy, geothermal energy, hydro energy, hydrogen energy, and all forms of natural and renewable forms of energy.

 

  

Re-energising New Zealand (NZ Futures Trust). A site built by Futures Thinking Aotearoa (New Zealand Futures Trust) to help us understand why energy prices are rising and why the increasing cost of filling your car with petrol is getting beyond a joke. It looks at the social, environmental, political and economic impacts from various sources of consumer energy supplies in New Zealand. Good peak oil links.

 

  

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE). Site includes major reports on the sustainability of NZ electricity system.

  

"Future Currents: Electricity scenarios for New Zealand 2005-2050." A creative look at our energy future. A very different New Zealand lies ahead depending on how we tackle today's energy challenges.

"Electricity, energy and the environment: Assessment framework 2004." A framework to assess the environmental performance of New Zealand's electricity sector. Its purpose is to certify, each year, that energy services from electricity are provided in an environmentally sustainable manner through ongoing environmental performance assessments.

 

   Walt Patterson On Energy. A great source of ideas and quotes from Walt's many years of writing and speaking about the long path toward a sustainable energy future.

 

   Sustainable Future. "The sustainability information portal."

 

Bio Energy

   The Bioenergy Association represents the commercial bioenergy sector and provides a single point of contact on the bioenergy market.

 

Solar Energy

  

Solar Industries Association. The website is a central point of contact for most NZ solar water heating system suppliers, and useful facts about solar water heating. Register here for an interest free loan to help you buy a solar water heating system.

 

Wind Energy

   New Zealand Wind Energy Association. Dedicated to raise the awareness of, and develop the concept of Wind Energy in New Zealand.

 

   Windflow Technology Ltd sells wind turbines. The Company's Mission Statement is "to become the leading supplier of wind turbines for wind power projects in New Zealand and Australia."

 

Transport

   Option3 is promoting fresh thinking about the transport options for Wellington's Western Corridor.

 

   Transport.org.nz is "a collection of ideas and information related to the why and how of sustainable transport in NZ, written by you and people like you."

 

  

Based in Auckland, the Campaign for Better Transport (CBT) aims to be a strong and persistent advocate for alternatives to the private car, including public transport, cycling and walking. The CBT is a voluntary organisation and is politically independent.

 

  

The Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles aims to provide all New Zealanders with a cleaner, healthier, more secure future by accelerating the electrification of the transportation fleet.

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