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 or website.
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