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Shading On Solar Panels, And How To Work Around It

Shading On Solar Panels, And How To Work Around It

Solar panel systems are complex pieces of technology, and while it may sound surprising that a mere shade can impede a solar power systems ability to generate power, shade (or shadows)(...)

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Keeping Solar Panels Clean; A Maintenance Guide

Keeping Solar Panels Clean; A Maintenance Guide

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Solar panels can last for decades, they’re built tough – but every so often they do require small amounts of maintenance. 

Staying on(...)

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Solaredge's New 2 In 1 Unit: Solar Power Inverter & EV Charging Station

Solaredge's New 2 In 1 Unit: Solar Power Inverter & EV Charging Station

SolarEdge EV charger/inverter key benefits: Up to 2.5 times faster when you boost grid power with solar power. Maximises self-consumption, enabling a higher return on the solar power system(...)

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Tesla Powerwall 2 Review and Comparative Batteries Available in NZ 

Tesla Powerwall 2 Review and Comparative Batteries Available in NZ 

We thought it was high time we got down to business and took another look at the Tesla Powerwall to see how it stacks up against the latest battery technologies available on the(...)

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4 Benefits of Solar Battery Technology in New Zealand in 2020

4 Benefits of Solar Battery Technology in New Zealand in 2020

Estimate read time: 4 minutes

Solar power systems are fantastic, it’s just a fact – but what can take solar power systems to the next level? The combination of a solar power(...)

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Application Fees for Connecting a Solar Power System to the Grid in New Zealand

Application Fees for Connecting a Solar Power System to the Grid in New Zealand

One of the additional costs you might have to pay when installing a grid-connect solar power system is a fee to your local lines company to approve your solar power system exporting power(...)

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Solar Power Is Not A DIY Project

Solar Power Is Not A DIY Project

Installing solar power will tempt savvy DIY enthusiasts, it’s the kiwi way.  But DIY’ers be warned, self-installing a solar power system can be a dangerous, non-compliant, warranty-voiding escapade. Therefore, it is not a recommended practice in New(...)

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5 Mistakes To Avoid When Purchasing Solar Power

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Purchasing Solar Power

1. Don’t install a solar power system yourself, and don’t buy components separately!

There’s no denying it; solar power systems have a large upfront cost.  It might sound(...)

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