• Case Studies
    Case Study: Carolyn Hughes
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    The undeniable benefits of solar energy Before installing SolarCity photovoltaic (PV) panels, the Hughes’... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Case Studies
    Case Study: Fay Christie
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    Solar PV gives control back to home owner Fay Christie strongly believes in making as little impact on... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Case Studies
    Case Study: Keith Preston and Katy Steele
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    Group buying makes all the difference Keith Preston and his wife Katy Steele looked into solar energy when they... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Case Studies
    Case Study: Peter Hulland
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    Life changing decisions made over the garden fence  A casual conversation over the garden fence with the... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Case Studies
    Case Study: Paul Brockie
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    A community approach to sustainable living Paul Brockie has always had an interest in sustainable living and is... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Case Studies
    Case Study: Lynda Williams
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    Lynda Williams has lived in her Waitakere Village home for 38 years. The original house was built off site and was moved onto the... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • News item
    SolarCity’s solar systems selected to power homes in ‘Tomorrow Street’
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     New Zealand’s leading solar power company, Solar City New... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • News item
    NZ TECHNOLOGY LEADERS TARGET MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR PAN-PACIFIC SOLAR PROJECTS
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    More cost effective solar projects will be rolled out across the Pacific thanks to a new partnership between leading New Zealand... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    NZ SOLAR COMPANIES BRING FRESH WATER TO THE PACIFIC (SolarCity NZ and Panasonic NZ Win Major Contract in Nauru)
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    Kiwi companies Solarcity New Zealand Ltd (SolarCity) and Panasonic New Zealand Ltd (Panasonic NZ) have won a competitive tender to... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Pacific Islands Profile
    Cook Islands Renewable Energy pre feasibility Study
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    SolarCity worked to identify opportunities for photovoltaic energy generation in the Cook Islands for the NZ Aid Programme. The... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Pacific Islands Profile
    Rarotonga Photovoltaic Design and Tender Project
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    SolarCity was selected by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade to assess and design three grid-connected PV systems... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Pacific Islands Profile
    Nauru Desalination Plant Project 2012
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    SolarCity was engaged by Hitachi Aqua Tech Engineering to undertake system design, procurement, and commissioning of a 131kWp grid-... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Kiwi Companies Bring Affordable Solar Power to Kiwi Households
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     We are pleased to announce the launch today of The Warehouse’s country-wide... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Parliamentary Commissioner for Environment “out of step” With International Study
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    The Chief Executive of SolarCity says the Parliamentary Commissioner for... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • News item
    TV3 Profiles the Zero Energy House and C21e Solar Tile
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     New Zealand’s... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    TVNZ - Goodbye Power Bill
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    TVNZ - Goodbye Power Bill. Shay Brazier and Joanna... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Intelligent Roof on NZ’s first Zero Energy House leads move to end power bills
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    Intelligent Roof on NZ’s first Zero Energy House leads move to end power bills ... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    SolarCity placed 5th in New Zealand Top 50 Green Companies
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    SolarCity placed 5th in New Zealand Top 50 Green Companies ... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Architecture Profiles
    Solar's contribution to the Zero Energy goal
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    Solar's contribution to the Zero Energy goal The average Auckland house consumes 7,970 kWh of electricity from the grid each... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Battle of the Bills Winners - April 2012
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    Winning Marlborough Family To Use Solar Savings To “Make Ends Meet” Struggling to make ends meet due to... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Case Studies
    Case Study: Val and Geoff Trow
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    Val and Geoff Trow live in Richmond, at the top of the South Island. The couple built the house in 1990 and installed one... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Case Studies
    Case Study: Jose Luis Gay Cano
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    Jose and his family live on a 30ha property near Nelson. Their 4-bedroom home was built by Lockwood incorporating the latest in solar... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    New Zealand’s Largest Solar Subdivision to be Built in Canterbury
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     New Zealand’s largest solar subdivision is on its way to Canterbury, supplying home owners... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Scheme Supports More Solar Energy in Homes
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    Capturing the energy of Hawke's Bay's sunny climate and reducing greenhouse gas emissions are behind a Hawke's Bay Regional Council... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    News Item: SOLARCITY
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    SolarCity is New Zealand’s only all-in-one solar power company, having put more Kiwi-made panels on homes and businesses than... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Battle of the Bills - Winners
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    Grand Prize Winner of Solar Hot Water System (up to the value of $10,000) Patrick and Wendy Meffan, Nelson ... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Battle of the Bills - Winners
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     Grand Prize Winner of Solar Hot Water System (up to the value of $10,000) Patrick and Wendy Meffan, Nelson... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Sun Shines on Family's Horrendous Power Bills
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    Nelson couple Patrick and Wendy Meffan have won a solar hot water system worth up to $10,000, thanks to an astronomically high July... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Largest Nelson Monthly Electricity User Wins SolarCity Solar Hot Water System
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    The largest monthly electricity bill submitted... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    NZ Petrol, Power Companies Least Competitive, Customers Say
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    Petrol stations and power companies are perceived as the least competitive providers of utility-type services, with both residential and... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Meridian Solar Partnership to Benefit Customers
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    Mitsubishi and SolarCity Team-Up to Solar Charge the New i-MiEV
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    Solar Plans Closer
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    A programme helping residents switch to solar hot water heating is close to being confirmed by the Marlborough District council, Mayor... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • News item
    Climate Change Evidence "Undeniable"
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    Scientists say that evidence for climate change is now undeniable. ... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    The "Solar Promise" Nationwide Campaign Launched Today
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    Councils Asked to go Solar in ‘The Solar Promise’ Nationwide Campaign Launched Today The Solar Promise... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Council Runs hot on Solar Heating
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    Nelson is heading a nationwide campaign to be launched in Wellington today aimed at encouraging all New Zealand councils to embrace... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Solar City Achieves CarboNZero Certification
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    Nelson-based SolarCity is New Zealand’s only all-in-one solar power company, and started working with the carboNZero programme in... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Council Building Consent Teams Get Trained in Solar
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    Council building consent teams received training in solar water heating installations this week as part of... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Global Warming to Cost Nelson Region $1b
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    Climate changes expected over the next century will have significant implications for New Zealand's coastal towns and infrastructure,... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    More Than 100 Southlanders Seek Solar, As Installers Skill-Up
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    More than 100 homes and businesses have registered interest in the Southland Solar Pilot Scheme, as... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Renewable Energy Largely Untapped - Report
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     A landmark study shows that renewable energy such as solar and wind could power the world by 2050, but analysts say New Zealand's... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Council Might Offer Loans for Solar Water Heating
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    Dunedin homeowners may soon have an opportunity to take lower interest loans designed to encourage solar water heating ....... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Solar Hot Water Project Gets Mayors' Backing
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    Green Light for New Zealand's First Region Wide Solar Pilot
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    Media release Tuesday, 29 March 2011 Green light for New Zealand’s first region wide Solar Pilot Venture Southland in partnership... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Quake-Hit Christchurch Manufacturer’s Afghani Export Win
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    For more than 30 years, SolarCity’s Thermocell factory has been manufacturing solar panels in... FIND OUT MORE >>

  • Case Studies
    Case Study: Havelock Dairy Farm
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    This Havelock dairy farm was consuming 1200 litres of hot water a day supplied by old electric cylinders near the end of their lives.... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Installer Profiles
    Installer Profile: Specialist Solar Installer
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    Affordable Plumbing Solutions in Auckland joins SolarCity Network. We are a small family company with a friendly, personal and... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Case Studies
    Case Study: Burnside High School, Christchurch
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    The Burnside High School project was to provide solar hot water for the new Arts and Technology Building at the school, at Greers Road,... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Case Studies
    Case Study: The Trusts Stadium Auckland
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    The Trusts Stadium Waitakere project was to provide solar hot water for the stadium in Auckland. In August 2004,  stadiums project... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Case Studies
    Case Study: Regional Sports Centre
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    The Saxton Stadium project was to provide solar hot water for the main stadium shower areas in Richmond. In August 2009, stadiums... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Case Studies
    Case Study: Department of Conservation goes off-grid
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    Over the months of May and June 2010 the staff huts at both Anchorage and Bark Bays have received an upgrade to reduce the number of... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Architecture Profiles
    Architecture profile: FirstLight House
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    The FirstLight house channels the essence of the iconic “Kiwi bach” – a focus on recreation, socialisation, and... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • Installer Profiles
    Installer profile: Solar Energy Installation Network Launched
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    SolarCity is working with the nation’s Master Plumbers ‘Eco Plumbers’ to run a world class national solar... FIND OUT MORE >>
  • News item
    Effects Of Climate Change On The Nelson-Tasman Region
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    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Climate changes expected over the next century will have significant implications for our coastal towns and... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Nelson Company SolarCity Gets Multi-Million Dollar Investment Boost
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    Nelson-based company SolarCity, New Zealand’s leading all-in-one solar-power company has today successfully concluded a multi-... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Tindall Leads Investment in Solar Company
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    Nelson-based SolarCity has successfully concluded a multi-million dollar private equity financing round led by Sir Stephen Tindall....... FIND OUT MORE >>
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    Green Light for New Zealand’s first Solar City Pilot
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    Developers of Nelson SolarCity have announced the next stage of their project with the launch of a pilot scheme involving 25 homes and... FIND OUT MORE >>