Key organisations who provide active support for the Energise Otaki initiative.
A project is underway to identify the best ways to measure progress and the best way to source necessary information.
With support from Council, groups of neighbours spend nine months competing to reduce their environmental footprint. That includes focusing on energy use.
A free service providing advice on making your house or business more energy efficient is provided by the Kapiti Coast District Council.
If you have a project in mind there may be grants or other funding that you can apply for. Look here for some possible funding sources.
Otaki College is exploring the possibility of wood pellet gasification to feed its existing school boiler used for heating.
Making sure the New Zealand Transport Agency actually delivers on its promise of a Waikanae/ Otaki cycleway along the route of the proposed Expressway is the issue of the moment.
Promoting the government's rental housing insulation subsidy and a free curtain bank is the focus of a local community group.
Attractive, affordable, modular, transportable, energy efficient housing design produced locally in Otaki is the vision of the Energy Solutions Group.
The Otaki Energy Co-operative Ltd has now been established. Work is underway to finalise products, services and projects.