We're proud to support the Wellington Smart Energy Challenge


The Smart Energy Challenge is a Wellington-wide collaboration that brings together businesses, community partners, entrepreneurs and Wellington City Council to support small groups to refine, validate and launch ideas for smarter energy in Wellington.

Successful ideas will be supported with a series of workshops and public events with strong opportunities to build networks and form partnerships before launching a crowdfunding campaign.

The Wellington City Council will $1 for $1 match successful projects to launch their ideas this year and teams will have access to in-kind support and services throughout the challenge.


The Deloitte Private involvement brings the wider expertise and experience its Partners to help the teams. 

This includes:

• Our work with small entrepreneurial businesses
• Insights into the energy sector in New Zealand, including our learning's from the Energy Excellence Awards
• Our support of the Sustainable Business Council – Deloitte Chairs the Council
• Our knowledge and understanding of how to put together successful crowdfunding campaigns through our work with Wellington based Pledge Me

Do you have an idea for a project that will help the people of Wellington be smarter with energy?  

Submissions are open until 15 February and a launch function is being held on 4 February – more information and details on how to enter can be found here:

The challenge is being delivered as a partnership between Wellington City Council, Enspiral and a growing list of supporters.

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