More hospitals, universities, and other government buildings will be supported to switch to clean energy as part the Government’s plan for a carbon neutral public sector by 2025.

The Minister of Climate Change, James Shaw has allocated another $4.8 million from the Government’s $220 million State Sector Decarbonisation Fund to purchase more electric vehicles and energy efficient lighting.

The fund has now supported 86 projects right across Aotearoa – including the purchase of 1066 electric vehicles and replacement of more than 200 coal boilers.

Read media release - Beehive website(external link)

Learn more about the State sector decarbonisation fund - EECA website