According to Town Manger Stephen Crane, there is an Energy Reduction Plan in place with several projects that could qualify for the grant. The funding is part of an effort for communities to develop a plan to reduce energy consumption and purchase fuel-efficient vehicles when possible.
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Programs that conserve existing energy resources, ensure efficient use of available energy and develop new energy sources while protecting the quality of the environment. Alternative Energy Sources; Biomass Energy Resources; Electricity; Energy Efficiency; Energy Use Audits; Fossil Fuels; Geothermal Energy; Hydroelectric Energy; Nuclear Energy; Passive Solar Energy; Photovoltaic Energy; Renewable Energy Sources; Solar Energy; Wind Energy
Social enterprise, HandiConnect, wins the Audacious-Business Idea competition’s Doing Good category. The company is spearheaded by University of Otago entrepreneurship master’s student Nguyen Cam Van.