PURE ADVANTAGE'S GREEN GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES:
- retrofitting homes for energy efficiency and warmth - under way with some 750,000 homes to go
- turning geothermal expertise owned by MightyRiverPower and Contact Energy into a globally valuable resource
- investing in sustainable agriculture and efficient agricultural technologies, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and making farming more profitable
- using waste heat and burning waste products to produce low-carbon energy
- installing a national "smart grid" allowing real-time energy pricing and digital technology
- establishing a bio-fuels industry based on woody biomass
- investing in New Zealand's ecological diversity to create high value eco-tourism and conservation education programmes.