Apr 19, 2024
EECA: It pays to go electric

In the next year alone, over half a million purchase decisions will be made by New Zealanders on household appliances and vehicles, and this pattern is expected to continue. To help New Zealanders make informed decisions when they are in the market, EECA has unpacked the yearly lifetime saving opportunities - across energy, emissions and household bills, that can be achieved through choosing the most efficient, electric options. As a snapshot of running costs alone - New Zealanders could save around $1,000+ per year in energy costs. When upfront costs are included, this could save $10,000-$20,000 over a 15-year appliance lifetime. Every household is different, but the data says that for most - it pays to go electric.

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