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New plant makes food packaging from recycled plastic

Today 10:00am - A new plant to make New Zealand’s first range of food packaging from recycled plastic has won Government backing.

Energy agency welcomes Government moves on e-vehicles

Thursday - Proposals to get more low-emission vehicles on New Zealand roads could be a major step for the transport sector and for transitioning the country to a low-carbon economy, according to the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority.

Wood industry centre wins more funding

10 Jul 19 - A project to foster the wood industry on East Cape has won another injection of Government funding.

YHA and Sunshine in line for energy excellence award

10 Jul 19 - YHA New Zealand and partners Sunshine Solar have been recognised as finalists in the Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards.

Kangaroo Island shows rock-solid promise for lithium

25 Jun 19 - Mining and energy company Lithium Australia has reported it has found anomalous lithium and tantalum samples that suggest mining potential on Kangaroo Island in South Australia.

Bottled water giants back new global plan to cut plastic waste

13 Jun 19 - The world’s biggest yoghurt maker Danone and food packaging giant Tetra Pak are among companies leading a global scheme to reduce plastic waste.

CellCube to bring grid battery to South Australia

23 May 19 - Renewables firm Pangea Energy and vanadium battery producer CellCube have signed on to build a 50MW storage system alongside a solar farm in South Australia.


Minesto partners with leading financial adviser

22 May 19 - Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has engaged with leading financial adviser Pareto Securities to intensify relationships with institutional investors.

Finland using circular economy of textiles

21 May 19 - In Finland, end-of-life textiles no longer end up in landfills, but there is still a lot of room for improved efficiency in their recycling and reuse.

Adidas launches 100% recyclable footwear

26 Apr 19 - Adidas has launched a 100 per cent recyclable shoe aimed at unlocking a circular future for the sports industry.

Whangarei likes electric vehicles

16 Aug 18 - Whangarei, winner of the most electric vehicle friendly town in New Zealand award, has a big advantage over other regions.

Mercury mission to convert hearts as well as minds

7 Mar 18 - Mercury has taken a step to inspire New Zealanders to embrace the future of transportation with a hi-tech conversion of a classic car.

Calix gets finance for carbon-captue project

1 Feb 18 - Australian technology company Calix says it has secured 3.4 million euros in working capital from Efic, the Australian Government’s export credit agency, to build a carbon dioxide-capture facility...

Minesto eyes first ocean current electricity generation

24 Jan 18 - Swedish marine energy developer Minesto is intensifying activities in Taiwan to establish the company's unique Deep Green technology in the Asian market.

Mercury confirms Tesla battery for grid trial

23 Jan 18 - Tesla has been confirmed as the battery provider for Mercury’s scalable national grid-connected battery trial, following a competitive tender process that began in September last year.

Auckland takes zero-waste world crown

6 Dec 17 - Auckland is one of 10 international cities honoured today at the C40 Cities Awards in Chicago which recognises the world’s most inspiring and innovative cities tackling climate change.

Ravensdown appoints consenting planner

1 Dec 17 - Ravensdown has appointed Victoria Caseley as a principal planner to develop the consenting capability in its environmental consultancy.

Ethical retailer attracts $2m in investments

27 Nov 17 - In one of the biggest capital raises for a social enterprise in New Zealand’s history, the ethical retailer champion Conscious Consumers has attracted $2 million of investment for its upcoming launch...

AirNZ first airline to join EV100

13 Nov 17 - Reinforcing its leadership position in the shift to electric vehicles, Air New Zealand has been announced as the first airline to join The Climate Group’s EV100 initiative.


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