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Surprised? Don’t worry you’re not alone. We recently hit the streets of Auckland to talk to people about power prices. Few realised those prices varied around the country, let alone that there were massive differences. You can see their responses in part 3 of our video series.
Scientists say thinning of the sea ice has reached even the coldest parts of the Arctic. Photograph: Nick Cobbing/Greenpeace *Solar and batteries*
New York has recently announced its largest community solar project is now on line. This investment in sustainability and the future has made clean, locally generated solar available to renters, homeowners, low-income residents, schools, and businesses alike. The same will soon be happening in New Zealand, writes solarcity CEO Andrew Booth.
One story, in particular, captured the mood of the nation revealing that 9 out of 10 Kiwis believe electricity prices are too high and that over half feel they are getting an unfair deal from their retailer.
This unmanned solar-powered plane set a new flight duration record. Photo: Quartz *Solar and batteries*