Own a community Services card? Then free lined Curtains and / or insulation are available for cold homes.
Ōtaki College is exploring the possibility of wood pellet gasification to feed its existing school boiler used for heating.
Energise Otaki has just been awarded project category of the inaugural World Wildlife Fund (NZ) 2014 Conservation Innovation Awards.
It is tremendous news for the project and Energise Otaki is very grateful to WWF (NZ) for the recognition it has given to what we are trying to achieve.
Kapiti Coast District Council has a strong interest in clean technology as an economic development opportunity. Underpinning this is a long term interest in sustainable development and how it can manage its services and infrastructure sustainably, including reducing climate change impacts.
A number of its initiatives already contribute to the Energise Otaki vision including photovoltaic installations at the swimming pool and hall, installation of LED lights, the cycleways programme, ensuring its stormwater and wastewater pumping systems are energy efficient.
This focus area reports briefly on relevant Council projects and also provides information on how the community can get involved in Council decision-making on relevant projects.
Finding ways to produce new clean energy or reduce the environmental impacts of existing energy use: initiatives which help people install clean energy systems and working with clean technology businesses in the community.