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Idealog—in the ideas business

Offshore wind a major resource

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It’s good to see the steady progress in the development of wind energy in New Zealand, although it seems to arouse little excitement in government circles, which reserve most of their interest for further fossil fuel development. More …


BERL report moots alternatives to lignite

Hundreds of new jobs and tens of millions of dollars could be generated for the people of Southland without developing the polluting coal industry, a new economic report by BERL has found. More …






Good, clean fun: put ya ecomagination to the test

It's cool to be green these days. GE is the latest corporate to join in the fun and games, pledging $10 million to find, fund and bring to market breakthrough New Zealand and Australian ideas for reducing our carbon ... More …




Clean Technology Trust boosts Kapiti’s cred

A Clean Technology Trust has been formed to drive the development of Kapiti-based cleantech projects, with a long term vision to develop a clean technology business park in Ōtaki, adjacent to the Clean Technology Centre. More …





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Innovation

The recycled building blocks of the future

Supermarket bags, milk bottles and sawdust could be turned into building blocks, thanks to technology developed at the University of Canterbury’s wood technology research centre. More …