Energise Ōtaki Inc. Seminar Series: Future Transport Fuels Wednesday, February 12, 2020 : 6pm – 8pm.
Ōtaki College is exploring the possibility of wood pellet gasification to feed its existing school boiler used for heating.
Between 2016 and 2019 a woodlot containing approx. 1200 willow and poplar trees was established at the far end of the College grounds. This was used to teach students about wood as an energy source.
Otaki College and Blended Fuel Solutions have developed an Alternative Fuel Programme as part of the Year 12 Chemistry Accredited curriculum.
The Otaki College diesel vans and its lawnmower are now running on cleaner blended fuel. The local bus company also joined the blended fuel trial.