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The Rise of Grid-Scale Battery Projects in New Zealand

The Rise of Grid-Scale Battery Projects in New Zealand

Batteries are one of the most underrated technologies in modern times. From cars to remote controls and home backup systems to smartphones, our life is literally at the mercy of(...)

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4 Exciting New Solar Technologies

4 Exciting New Solar Technologies

Change - the greatest, and perhaps the only constant. No technology in this world has remained the same forever, and none will. The story of solar power, too, has seen plenty of milestones. From Romans and Greeks lighting fires with magnifying lenses 2500 years ago,(...)

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How Many Solar Panels Will Be Needed To Power New Zealand?

How Many Solar Panels Will Be Needed To Power New Zealand?

A couple of years ago, iconic clean-tech businessman Elon Musk made a curious tweet - “That free fusion reactor in the sky conveniently converts ~4 million tons of mass into energy(...)

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New Zealand Solar Industry Update 2022

New Zealand Solar Industry Update 2022

Over 37,000 grid-connected solar power systems are currently generating clean renewable energy in Aotearoa. Hey, rest of the world, don’t laugh, this is a big number… for New Zealand at least.

For the latest insights on the New Zealand solar industry, we(...)

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Charging An EV With Solar - Everything You Need To Know

Charging An EV With Solar - Everything You Need To Know

Every sci-fi or time-travel story in the previous century has imagined transport in the 21st century to be flying cars (any Back to The Future fans?). Instead, the future now seems to be(...)

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Half-Cut Solar Cell Panels - All You Need to Know 

Half-Cut Solar Cell Panels - All You Need to Know 

In 2014, solar equipment manufacturer REC introduced a strange new solar panel - one with half-cut cells. Traditionally, full-sized panels came with 60 or 72 cells in them, and all of(...)

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AC Vs. DC-Coupled Solar Batteries - Everything You Need to Know

AC Vs. DC-Coupled Solar Batteries - Everything You Need to Know

Solar panels are a revolutionary source of power - arguably the most promising for the century. However, unless you are living in miserable conditions on the North and South pole each for(...)

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Installing Solar Panels Completely Flat - The Pros And Cons

Installing Solar Panels Completely Flat - The Pros And Cons

You must have seen arrays of solar panels installed at an angle to the ground, happily looking at the sun like fields of sunflowers. And when contemplating going solar, you would have(...)

Posted on in How Solar Power Works

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