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Tesla's New Powerwall Battery - Q&A's

Tesla's New Powerwall Battery - Q&A's

Update 28/08/2017: Tesla Powerwall 2 is now being produced, but availability in New Zealand is still limited.  The original Tesla Powerwall described below is no longer in production.   Click here for Tesla Powerwall 2 specs.

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The Solar Storage Game Changer

The Solar Storage Game Changer

The motivation to add batteries to a solar power system is now higher than ever. Governments around the world are lowering their feed-in tariffs and in New Zealand the energy retailers are lowering their solar power buy back rate to a rate so low its almost not worth(...)

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Solar Powered Flight

Solar Powered Flight

What better way to demonstrate the future of solar energy than flying a solar-powered plane across the world! The Solar Impluse project, with Swiss pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, are doing just that. The project, which departed from Abu Dhabi in(...)

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Tesla Is Making Home Solar Power Storage Possible

Tesla Is Making Home Solar Power Storage Possible

Recently, formidable technology force, Tesla Motors, announced its plan to produce stationary lithium-ion batteries capable of powering homes and even storing energy from large-scale(...)

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NZ Energy Retailers Cuts Solar Power Buy Back Rates

NZ Energy Retailers Cuts Solar Power Buy Back Rates

Two of the leading energy retailers offering buy-back prices for solar power in New Zealand have recently completed a U-turn on the market in recent weeks. Having previously offered(...)

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Solar Cycle Lane Lays Foundations For The Future

Solar Cycle Lane Lays Foundations For The Future

In a world first, Dutch Research institute TNO have designed a bike path than is 70 metres in length and is embedded with solar panels, harnessing the suns energy while at the same time(...)

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Solar On The Sea - Largest Floating Solar Power Plant

Solar On The Sea - Largest Floating Solar Power Plant

Japan may be lacking free land space, but that's not stopping them from investing in renewable energy. In fact, Japanese solar technology giant Kyocera recently began construction on two(...)

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PowerBos - A Kiwi Solar Innovation

PowerBos - A Kiwi Solar Innovation

There are few things in this world I love better than seeing New Zealand technology companies doing well, except seeing innovative solar companies in New Zealand making leaps and bounds in the renewable energy space. S4Solar, based in Hamilton, is one of these(...)

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