Smart Energy Challenge
We're working collaboratively to turn smart energy projects into reality.
Wellington is committed to being a Smart Capital and we know that our community is full of passionate and innovative people.
The following three Smart Energy teams and their projects completed this challenge:
For the latest updates on the teams, follow them on their Facebook pages (see links above) or the Smart Energy Challenge blog
Reducing energy use and advancing clean energy provides a range of
co-benefits including awareness, innovation and collaboration to participants,
the community and the city, it's a win win
Board Member of Enspiral Foundation
Background to the project
We've set up this pilot project to turn Smart Energy projects – community-driven projects that aim to reduce energy use and increase clean energy – into reality in Wellington. To do this, we're working collaboratively with these local social enterprise and climate change solutions organisations:
Applications for the 2014 Smart Energy Challenge closed on 2 March.
All three teams for the 2014 Challenge reached the crowdfunding targets on Pledgeme - the Council matched these contributions dollar for dollar.
You can still check out their videos: Smart Energy Challenge - Pledge Me
News - Crowd-powered Smart Energy Challenge - 04.04.14
Senior Policy Advisor