Nufuels Ltd. is an Ōtaki based renewable energy start-up company, which is in the process of developing a waste to energy batch pyrolysis technology which can ‘crack‘ tyres and plastics, effectively recovering liquid fuels, gases and chars (which can be used as a solid fuel).
Transition Town Ōtaki is a charitable trust seeking to undertake initiatives that help the local community be more resilient and sustainable. Initiatives that, for instance, reduce our carbon footprint, enable lower energy usage, or promote local food production.
The Ōtaki Mail, the local newspaper, takes a strong interest in reporting on the development of the Energise Ōtaki concept and the establishment of clean technology businesses in Ōtaki.
A major economic development area within the town with an owner who subscribes fully to a vision of developing a clean technology hub at Ōtaki for the Kāpiti Coast and for the Wellington region. The Park provides active support for the overall concept and key projects.
The Ōtaki Community Board, chaired by James Cootes, was an early developer and supporter of the Energise Ōtaki concept and and an active participant in the process.