At least 40 community buildings used to support the emergency response during this year’s North Island severe weather events will be fitted with solar and battery systems to boost community resilience, Government has announced today.
About 110,000 households could not afford to keep their homes adequately warm for the year ending June 2022, with Māori and Pacific households, renters and low-income households more likely to experience energy hardship, analysis released today shows.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is asking for feedback on a set of draft assumptions about the future state of the electricity system, as part of the process for preparing our regular Electricity Demand and Generation Scenarios (EDGS) publication.
The Ministry of Transport and MBIE are running a consultation on a draft Electric Vehicle charging strategy: Charging Our Future. The strategy sets out the Government’s long-term strategic vision for Aotearoa New Zealand’s national Electric Vehicle charging infrastructure system.
Helping households to reduce their energy bills and make their homes warmer and more energy-efficient, is the key focus of a further 17 community projects receiving $1.7 million funding through the Government’s Support for Energy Education in Communities (SEEC) Programme.