Andy Laing of the university’s property services division is responsible for introducing electric hand equipment and mowers into campus operations. The SK-48 will be used around campus amongst the historical buildings and courtyards. “In addition to all the sustainability gains, the low noise levels were the clincher for me,” Andy said. The Mean Green SK-48 Read more about University of Otago Introduces Mean Green Electric SK-48 Stalker Mower To Operations[…]
Mean Green Mowers and The Kobi Company, a leader in robotic solutions, are collaborating to develop safe and affordable, large area robotic mowers. With difficulties in recruiting and retaining staff, and the growing demand for more landscape services, the need for autonomous large area mowers is now more pressing than ever. While previous large autonomous Read more about Autonomous Electric Mowers[…]
We have a lot of grass in Aotearoa New Zealand, and it has to be mowed. But, let’s do it quietly and with minimal impact on the environment. These are values that Invercargill Council are embracing at the same time as looking after operator/public health. If you haven’t visited Invercargill, I highly recommend going – one Read more about Invercargill City Council Introduces Mean Green CXR-60 Fully Electric Mower[…]
Was nice flying into Palmerston North today and seeing the wind turbines that will no doubt power the council’s new Mean Green CXR-60 mower. A historical moment – well done Palmerston North City Council.
Sam With His Fully Electric Mean Green CXR-60 Solar panels charge up batteries during the day while Sam is mowing. He then plugs the mower into the charger at night ready for the next day’s mowing. So, not only is the mower emissions free with no nasty fumes, quiet to operate with negligible maintenance requirements and Read more about Kiwifruit Orchard Reaps The Benefits of Zero Fuel Costs[…]
Yale University in the US has made the decision to replace diesel and gas-fuelled grounds equipment with electric alternatives. This is part of a worldwide trend where educational institutions and large corporates are choosing to have their grounds maintained by clean, electric mowers and other equipment. The full story can be viewed here.
Professor Will Steffen provides an excellent overview of the challenges we all face in addressing climate change. We are fast running out of time to take meaningful action that will prevent the planet reaching a tipping point that could be catastrophic for mankind. Highly recommend taking the time to view this video.
Ecotricity, a New Zealand provider of Carbon Neutral electricity, has included an article about Mean Green Mowers in their blog.