Clean and clever energy use is about living differently, in a way that gives us more.

Andrew Caseley, Chief Executive

The Power of No

In our latest Gen Less campaign, we’re empowering Kiwis to get rid of the stuff on the bottom of their to-do lists. Instead of wasting energy on things and stuff we don’t really want or need, we can give ourselves, and the planet, a breather.

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  • EECA welcomes the release of the first draft carbon budgets from the Climate Change Commission

    The package outlines Aotearoa’s first three emissions budgets covering the period until 2035, and advice on how to achieve those budgets, in order to fulfil New Zealand’s commitment to the Paris Agreement, and meaningfully tackle climate change.

    1 Feb 2021

    • Carbon emissions
    • Climate change 
    • Government
  • Installing a compliant hot water cylinder

    EECA has published a list of electric hot water cylinders to help industry identify products that meet energy efficiency standards.

    1 Feb 2021

    • Products & appliances
    • Regulations
  • Hot water systems consultation

    EECA is leading consultation on hot water systems as part of its Trans-Tasman E3 programme. The aim is to reduce residential hot water use and greenhouse gas emissions.

    19 Jan 2021

    • Consultations 
    • Products & appliances
    • Carbon emissions
  • Future-proofing residential EV charging

    A new best practice document aimed at future-proofing residential electric vehicle charging is under development by EECA and Standards New Zealand.

    23 Dec 2020

    • Electric vehicles

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See if you're eligible for a Warmer Kiwi Homes grant

You could be eligible for a 90% grant for ceiling and underfloor insulation, or a heater.

Moving climate change concerns to action

EECA research shows New Zealanders understand climate change is an issue but they’re not sure what to do. Our Gen Less campaign empowers them to take action to reduce their own energy-related emissions in their businesses and at home.  

Accelerating industrial decarbonisation

A new fund partners government with Kiwi businesses to get fossil fuels out of their industrial and business processes.