There is a continuing project of designing and using resources for Ōtaki College (and others) to teach sustainable energy ideas.
‘Energy cubes’ allow students to simulate and test different conditions found in homes and in other buildings. Students learn about the relationship between insulation and energy conservation and loss as part of their Year 9 science curriculum.
Since 2017, Energise Ōtaki has helped support Ōtaki College to compete in the E-volocity Electric Vehicle Challenge. his is a competition to design, build and then race an electric vehicle.
A hands-on project based curriculum, working with a range of community groups and people.
Ōtaki College is exploring the possibility of wood pellet gasification to feed its existing school boiler used for heating.