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Media Contacts

For all ChargeNet media enquiries, please contact our public relations team at:

solpr
info@solpr.co.nz
0800 4 SOLPR

Comms Manager:

Shawn Moodie, shawn@solpr.co.nz

Managing Director (solPR):

Dee West, dee@solpr.co.nz

Managing Director’s Assistant:

Rachelle Tilsley, rachelle.tilsley@charge.net.nz

Awards

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Finalists in four categories: Sustainability Superstar, Partnering for Good, Smarter Transport, & Revolutionising Energy
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Finalists in two categories: Renewables Impact Award and EECA Business Energy Management Award
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EECA 2016 Category Winner: Z Energy Transport Award
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EECA 2016 University of Waikato Innovation Award Commended
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Branding

Unauthorised copying and use of ChargeNet NZ Limited’s intellectual property is not permitted. Please seek written permission before using our logos by emailing our comms team at info@solpr.co.nz and ensure that our branding guidelines are followed.

ChargeNet is a trademark of ChargeNet NZ Limited.

Sound Bites

  • The ChargeNet network currently has 49  rapid DC charging locations and 1 fast AC charger open throughout New Zealand (as of 8 June ’17), with the aim to open 105 by 2018/2019.
  • A rapid charging station will charge a DC-compatible plug-in Electric Vehicle at the rate of around 100km every 20 minutes
  • Introduction of reliable Fast Charging infrastructure has consistently correlated with increased adoption of Electric Vehicles in Norway, Netherlands, USA and other nations
  • Fast Charging data from ChargeNet NZ show an average fast charge costs customers between $7 and $12 NZD
  • New Zealand is a perfect geographical, technical, and economic environment to adopt Electric Vehicle technology. At least 80% of NZ electricity is already sourced using renewable methods, and electrification of vehicles would strengthen the local economy and eventuate in energy independence for New Zealand
  • ChargeNet NZ have a flexible and transparent offering that can be easily scaled to suit a variety of partnership arrangements
  • ChargeNet NZ have a long-term strategy of developing, testing and supporting a robust and portable software offering that will give businesses and end users flexibility and encourage a consistently positive customer experience while preserving full control of costs and offerings for businesses wishing to manage Charging infrastructure
  • 3,793 Electric cars were registered with the Ministry of Transport at July 31st, 2017.