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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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  • The ChargeNet network currently has over 185 rapid DC charging locations and over 120 AC chargers open throughout New Zealand.
  • A rapid charging station will charge a DC-compatible plug-in Electric Vehicle at the rate of around 100 km every 20 minutes
  • Fast Charging data from ChargeNet NZ show an average fast charge costs customers around $7 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
  • Nearly 20,000 Electric vehicles were registered with the Ministry of Transport as at March 2020.
  • Introduction of reliable Rapid Charging infrastructure has consistently correlated with increased adoption of Electric Vehicles in Norway, Netherlands, USA and other nations.