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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

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 94 rapid DC charging locations and 27 AC chargers open throughout New Zealand (as of 21 June 2018), with the aim to open 105 by DC chargers by 2018/2019.
  • 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
  • Over 8,000 Electric vehicles were registered with the Ministry of Transport at April 2018. This phenomenal growth easily achieves the NZ Government’s target of doubling the national fleet each year. There were approx 1000 registered EVs when this target was announced.
  • Introduction of reliable Rapid Charging infrastructure has consistently correlated with increased adoption of Electric Vehicles in Norway, Netherlands, USA and other nations.