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.
In 2016 Energise Ōtaki lobbied for the installation of a high speed E-vehicle charging station which was was installed in early 2017 and was the first E-vehicle Charging Station on the Kāpiti Coast.
Energise Ōtaki continues to push for the roll-out of e-vehicles and bikes as a way to reduce transport impact and energy use.
A battery-electric powered rubbish collection truck can now be found operating on Otaki’s streets.