Smarter Electricity Usage
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Electric vehicles are gaining momentum as more car manufacturers are embracing this exciting new technology. There are many plug-in hybrid electric vehicles available (that are electric but also have a petrol engine available for longer trips) and now we are starting to see pure electric vehicles with ranges of up to 600km starting to appear on the market.
Smarter Electricity Pricing
Traditional electricity meters only record the amount of power you are using, but not the times that it is being used. Advanced pricing takes advantage of newer ‘smart’ electricity meters that are being gradually installed throughout the country, including the Waipa Networks area. These new meters are capable of recording how much power is used at different times during the day.
The latest technology, coming now!
The energy advanced blog will keep you up to date with all the latest innovations in electricity-based technology
Government announces rebates for electric vehicles.
The Government has announced a rebate scheme for electric vehicles that comes into effect from 1 July 2021. As Waipa Networks has found with the 8 (and growing!) EVs in our fleet, they cost significantly less to run and the new rebate scheme will bring
Are Solar Panels Right For Your Home?
On the face of it, solar panels sound like a great idea being able to harness “free” energy from the sun. Waipa Networks has our own solar panels at our depot in Harrison Drive, Te Awamutu, and also at the Lakewood development in Cambridge. The solar
Waipa Networks EV Fleet Continues to Grow
Waipa Networks has added three new pure electric vehicles to its fleet this year, including two Hyundai Konas and one Hyundai Ioniq (pictured). This brings our EV fleet totals to four Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) and four Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles
What is energy advanced?
The world of electricity supply is changing, with new ways electricity is priced through to new technologies such as Advanced Meters (a.k.a. Smart Meters), solar generation, battery storage, and electric vehicles. We’ve brought these new technologies together under a new brand we’ve called ‘Energy Advanced’.