Meridian Energy has confirmed it will soon eliminate what it calls “charging deserts” with ten new DC fast chargers for the South Island.
The chargers will be installed with co-funding from the government’s Low Emissions Transport Fund, and they should further help reduce range anxiety worries, opening the possibility of EV ownership to more people.
The days of roaring engines echoing around Queenstown’s canyons could be numbered as a new fleet of electric jet boats is developed.
Electricity distribution company Orion has reported a year of solid financial performance while building extra resilience into its network in its newly released annual result.
Orion Group chief executive Nigel Barbour says the company is preparing for increased take-up of EVs and businesses switching to electricity to power process heat.