Solar News

We’re passionate about carboNZero

By solarcity


As part of the carbonZero programme we’re helping to regenerate the Hinewai Native Forest Reserve on the Banks Peninsula. Photo: Tricia Hewlett

The Arctic has just had its warmest winter, while New Zealand has experienced its hottest summer on record. As extreme weather events dominate the headlines, the need for climate action has become even more urgent. At solarcity we’re working hard to shift our nation to a clean energy future. As well as switching Kiwi families to clean solar power, that means cutting the size of our company’s carbon footprint. Not only are we aware of our carbon emissions and their impact on the global climate, but we’re working hard to keep them at a minimum.

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Trade Me members first to meet Sunny, solarcity’s AI-backed chatbot

By solarcity


 September 13, 2017
13 September, 2017 - solarcity has today begun rolling out a new artificial intelligence chatbot online service that will make it easier for Kiwis to switch to solar.

Trade Me, New Zealand’s largest online marketplace will be the first to offer its members the ability to use Sunny to help them calculate the savings and benefits of going solar.

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Power your home your way

By solarcity


 September 12, 2017
Last week we launched our state-of-the-art solarZero app which gives you fingertip control over the way you monitor and use energy in your home.

This is an exciting addition to our solarZero energy service that, along with our personalised energy advice, will help transform your home into a smart home.

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Walking the talk: solarcity 7 - Carbon 0

By solarcity


solarcity was established with a purpose - to deploy solar across as many suitable Kiwi roofs as possible and help speed our nation’s shift to 100% renewable energy in the race to stop climate change.

As a company that was founded on environmental objectives we were really stoked this week to hear that we’ve just been awarded our carboNZero certification for the 7th year running. We are the only solar business in New Zealand with that internationally recognised green accreditation which ensures that our business and all the systems we install are carbon neutral.

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Solar and battery storage - a winning combination

By solarcity


 September 2, 2016
Our groundbreaking solarZero+ energy service is in the running for a major award.

This week solarcity was announced as one of the finalists in the Renewables Innovation category of the 2016 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards.

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