Otaki College is exploring the possibility of wood pellet gasification to feed its existing school boiler used for heating.
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.
Otaki has one bus route. There is a view in the community that it is not well designed and that this has the effect of discouraging use. A 2014 project is to identify the best route and to have that change introduced by the Greater Wellington Regional Council this year. Interested people from the community […]
Otaki is a proposed urban growth area. And yet it is the only town on the regional rail system without rail commuter services. This must change.
Project Solar is an umbrella project being developed by the College in partnership with Energise Otaki and clean technology businesses.
This project is concerned with what the local electricity network might look like in the long-term if there was significant on-site generation and export within the town.
Otaki College and Blended Fuel Solutions have developed an Alternative Fuel Programme as part of the Year 12 Chemistry Accredited curriculum.
What are businesses and households doing now to reduce their energy costs and use? A project is underway to find out.