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Mapping the Energy Usage Distribution in New Zealand

Posted: April 9th, 2009 | Author: ktcita | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , | No Comments »

As one of the very few examples of government organizations being interested in involving the general public in data, the aim of Energy in NZ [neri.org.nz] was to map energy usage data within New Zealand in a simple, engaging and interactive way. The data was gathered with the help of the National Energy Research Institute of New Zealand, and based on a “database of figures and a poorly plotted, very very confusing graph of flows”. Read the rest of this entry »