06 Jun 2017
Does Solar Still Work in Winter?
The sun doesn't stop shining during Kiwi winters - it is still a good time to think about installing solar panels. Here is what you should know about solar energy and how to optimise your solar panel systems for winter to save money on your power bills.
26 May 2017
Innovative Solar Battery Storage
Take back control of your power bills - high-voltage solar battery with the ability to power homes throughout peak electricity times when the sun sets.
13 Mar 2017
What Are the Sunniest Towns and Cities in New Zealand - And Does It Make Them Better for Solar Energy Systems?
At the start of every year the media has a field day with NIWA’s annual report into the average rainfall, temperatures and sunlight hours of towns and cities around the county.
23 Feb 2017
Can Solar Power Be Used At Night?
Domestic solar generated energy comes straight from the sun, via panels and an inverter – and is converted into the electricity to power the appliances, heating and lighting you have around your home.
06 Feb 2017
Why the Falling Cost of Solar Energy is Leading a New Power Revolution
In February this year Bill Gates predicted that within 15 years, a “clean energy breakthrough” would arrive to “save our planet and power our world”.
04 Jan 2017
How Do I Know Whether My Roof Is Suitable for Solar Panels?
In a sunny country like New Zealand, having solar panels is a great way to become more self-sufficient and to reduce your energy bills. However, many home owners are unsure about what makes a roof suitable for solar energy systems and whether theirs is a good candidate.
21 Dec 2016
8 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient this Summer
The onset of summer holidays signals a time to relax, enjoy the bbq and some friendly backyard cricket.
05 Dec 2016
Video: Things to Consider When Going Solar
Solar power is one of the world’s fastest growing energy resources and is now more affordable than ever.