Forestry and wood processing

Becoming energy efficient will help forestry and wood processors to stay competitive by increasing production while shrinking their carbon footprints.


Find energy efficiency advice that’s relevant to the technologies and equipment you use:

  Compressed air

  Electric motors

  Heat recovery

  Heating, ventilation and air conditioning

  Heavy vehicles



  Office equipment

  Process heat systems

  Pumping and fan systems

  Renewable energy

  Producing wood for energy

  Wood producing FAQs

Develop an energy plan

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

 Develop an energy plan

Funding and support

Energy audits

If you want your business to make better use of energy or reduce your carbon footprint, our energy audits is an invaluable tool. An energy audit evaluates how energy is being used and identifies the energy and cost saving opportunities.

 Energy audits

Feasibility studies and business cases

We offer funding to help businesses find out the costs and technical aspects of an energy efficiency or renewable energy project before deciding whether to go ahead or not.

 Feasibility studies and business cases

EECA support for large energy users

We partner with large businesses across New Zealand that spend more than $1 million a year on energy and have high carbon emissions. We work with them over the long term to make cost-effective energy savings and reduce carbon emissions.

 EECA support for large energy users