New Zeland green tech is absent from Wired's top green technologies list. I guess it was always a long shot but the collapse of the ETS and a year's worth of recesison means Kiwi tech is looking even more thin and obscure. Still, at least the Yanks are leading the charge , with such cool stuff as a carbon negative cement factory and a catalyst that can turn your roof into a hydrogen factory. Oh, and a president who gets it.
Below, one of the first cars produced to fit with the Project Better Place electric recharging system being developed by US/Iraeli entrepreneur Shai Aggassi.
Idealog has been covering the most interesting people, businesses and issues from the fields of innovation, design, technology and urban development for over 12 years. And we're asking for your support so we can keep telling those stories, inspire more entrepreneurs to start their own businesses and keep pushing New Zealand forward. Give over $5 a month and you will not only be supporting New Zealand innovation, but you’ll also receive a print subscription, an Idealog t-shirt and a copy of the new book by David Downs and Dr. Michelle Dickinson, No. 8 Recharged (while stocks last).