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Installing Solar Panels On A New Build?  Consider the Following Before Building

Installing Solar Panels On A New Build?  Consider the Following Before Building

The benefits are a plenty when installing solar panels, and planning ahead allows for more energy and cash saving advantages .This guide helps explain ways to save money, time and(...)

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Top 12 Questions To Ask Before Purchasing A Solar Power System

Top 12 Questions To Ask Before Purchasing A Solar Power System

Don't be shy about asking solar companies a plethora of questions! A professional company will be prepared to handle the difficult technical questions, and inquiries from those only just(...)

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How Do Solar Panels Work? A Basic Overview

How Do Solar Panels Work? A Basic Overview

Watch the video below to find out how solar panels work or read the article below.  

Solar panels consist of individual silicon cells that are linked together and housed(...)

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Why solar installers might oversize a solar panel array

Why solar installers might oversize a solar panel array

There could be multiple reasons why solar installers might recommend an inverter size that is smaller than your solar array size, but don't be alarmed. For instance, a 3kW rated inverter(...)

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How To Choose The Best Solar Battery Storage System

How To Choose The Best Solar Battery Storage System

Good news! An array of solar batteries are now available in New Zealand, allowing customers freedom of choice; something that wasn't plausible only a few short years ago. By now I'm(...)

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The Difference Between Solar Hot Water & Solar Power

The Difference Between Solar Hot Water & Solar Power

There are two main types of solar power systems available today. One is a solar power system that generates power whilst the other is a solar hot water system that generates hot(...)

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Solar Power Maintenance & Monitoring

Solar Power Maintenance & Monitoring

Keeping up maintenance on solar power systems is conveniently easy as they have no moving parts.  If solar panels are titled on an angle, as most are, then they will self clean in the rain, removing the majority of dirt and debris. 

Solar installers have(...)

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Bifacial Solar Panels

Bifacial Solar Panels

A colleague here in New Zealand recently introduced me to a new solar innovation: bifacial solar panels. I did a little research, and it turns out these bifacial panels are pretty neat. By utilizing reflective light from roofing, concrete, or snow alongside direct(...)

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