01 Jul 2018
12 Months to Go for Landlords to Ensure Their Rental Properties are Properly Insulated
As the countdown to insulation compliance for rental homes reaches its final 12 months, landlords are being warned that the Government intends to start issuing fines as soon as new laws come into effect from July 1, next year.
19 Jun 2018
Monitoring Counts: Keeping Track of Your Solar System the Smart Way
As the number of homes installing solar generating systems continues to grow in New Zealand, the households benefitting from clean, green and renewable power are beginning to demand more from their hardware.
Electricity Authority figures show the number of residential ICPs (Installation Control Points) using installed solar generation passed 15,000 in June last year and was fast approaching 20,000 in June this year.
04 Jun 2018
Why A Pioneering Feat of Aviation Shows How Solar Energy Really Can Take Flight
How a paper-thin, carbon fibre and fabric aircraft that weighs about the same as a family car, has a wingspan of a 747 jet and is covered in more than 17,000 solar cells proves the great potential of clean energy.
25 May 2018
How Harrisons Can Help Kiwi Households Stay Warm, Comfortable and On Budget
As the country heads into winter, one of the biggest spikes on the monthly budget is keeping your home warm and healthy. So it’s worth talking about investing in the right tools to create a comfortable and efficient home that can also help you seriously maximise the returns.
14 May 2018
NZ Ending Oil Permits In Steps To Becoming Leader In 'Green' Energy
Why ending the offshore search for fossil fuels in NZ is just part of the answer to becoming a global leader in promoting a cleaner, greener country.
23 Apr 2018
5 Ways Storm-Related Power Outages Boost the Call to Adopt Solar Power
Phil Harrison, the Managing Director of Harrisons Energy Solutions says that in the immediate aftermath of the storm, the company received a huge increase in people wanting to learn more about how solar technology – and especially battery storage – could help them avoid issues related to power outages.
06 Apr 2018
The Benefits of Solar Power for Every Kiwi Family
“The Government needs to come and talk to the people at the grassroots of the industry to see the very real savings that Kiwi households are making to their power bills,” he says.
“And those households aren’t just at the top end of society – if you are a home-owner, then installing solar is definitely now more affordable. We’ve seen a move in recent years from early adopters to more mainstream, Kiwis are deciding to choose solar at home."
05 Apr 2018
SEANZ - Govt needs to do more on Clean Energy to avoid $30b carbon blowout
The Sustainable Electricity Association NZ (SEANZ) said today that the Government needed to do more to enable the adoption of new clean energy technologies by kiwi homes and businesses if the country is to avoid the $30b additional costs predicted in the Westpac NZ Climate Change Impact Report released yesterday.