Energy – particularly transport fuel - is a major cost for seafood business operators, but one of the easiest to manage and control. Every dollar you save goes to the bottom line of your fishery operation, making your business more competitive and profitable.


Find energy efficiency advice that’s relevant to other technologies and equipment you use.

Compressed air
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Heat recovery
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Develop an energy plan

An energy management programme will help your organisation to get the most benefit from energy efficiency opportunities. Having an energy programme encourages your organisation to continue to use energy wisely and to make energy efficient thinking a part of your culture.

Develop an energy plan

Improve your energy efficiency

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Fuel is a major cost to fishing operators. Learn how to harvest seafood using less energy in the EECA/Seafood New Zealand energy efficiency guide

Energy Efficiency Handbook for Inshore Vessels [PDF 1.9MB]

Funding and support

Industrial energy audits

Industrial energy audits If you want your business to make better use of energy, our energy audit is an invaluable tool. An energy audit evaluates how energy is being used, and identifies the energy and cost-saving opportunities. We’ll even help to fund your audit.

Energy audits