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We're all about saving you energy and have rounded up the latest solar, climate and energy news so you don't have to.

 November 15, 2018
We're all about saving you energy and have rounded up the latest solar, climate and energy news so you don't have to.

*Solar and batteries* Saving the planet just got cheaper with the solarZero energy service, reports the NZ Herald.

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We're all about saving you energy and have rounded up the latest solar, climate and energy news so you don't have to.

Belinda Henley, left, runs a panel discussion on the role of solar and batteries in NZ's energy future with business leaders Sir Stephen Tindall, Andrew Booth, CEO solarcity, Karen Silk, General Manager of Commercial, Corporate and Institutional at Westpac NZ, Stewart Fowler, Managing Director of Panasonic and Geoff Ross, Executive Chairman of Moa and trustee of Pure Advantage.

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 November 9, 2018
We’re joining in with the centenary celebrations at Ratana Pā this week. It’s a huge event, with over 150,000 people expected to attend over three days, and it’s a real privilege and an honour to be here.

We’re here for anyone who wants to korero about solar and our initiatives for supporting Māori communities. That’s not all. We’ve got something for the whole whanau. There are native trees to plant out, a recycling programme with tamariki, solar race cars (models of course - not full size), colouring in competitions, solarZero selfies, video messages on how to make a better world, and climate change art. We’re really feeling the aroha.

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 November 6, 2018
solarcity, New Zealand’s leading solar power company has teamed up with Panasonic the world’s leading battery manufacturer, to launch a world first. A revolutionary new service, solarZero which enables Kiwis to reach the Government’s climate change targets and reduce the price of power.

solarZero gives Kiwis a new way to power their homes on a subscription basis like Netflix, at a price which is up to 50% cheaper than buying power from the grid. The solarZero service integrates solar panels and a unique new battery platform which delivers real time control over key appliances and gives energy a voice through Alexa, a cloud based voice service to check performance, answer questions and control your smart home.

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 November 6, 2018
New Zealand has targets of 100% renewable electricity generation by 2035 and carbon neutrality by 2050. Over that same time electricity demand could more than double.

New Zealand needs a plan for our energy future. Today we have released a whitepaper titled ‘solarZero, Streaming the Sun - a New Grid for Good’ which answers the following questions:

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