See how customers install solar power kits from GridFree across New Zealand, with our articles on motorhome solar installation, tiny homes, campervans, homesteads, and more.
How Customers Install Solar Power
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Story of the Month: We Gave Away A Bach Kit
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Murray's Bach in the BOP
"We are based in the Bay of Plenty and are very happy with our kit. We have the setup with two pods and the system runs all of our necessary items. 1 x fridge/freezer, 1 x freezer, laptops, pho...
Customer Photo Contest Winners
At the start of last 2023, we asked our customers to send in their best pictures of their GridFree life. We had loads of awesome responses and it was really hard to pick just 10 winners - but here ...
Sharron and Scott's Lifestyle Block in Northland
The realities of off-grid living are often not as glamorous as we make them out to be on video, so today we're going to dig a little deeper into those realities - the challenges the rewards and...
We Gave Away a Solar Kit to Rob
Last year to celebrate and give back to our growing GridFree community we gave away a Bach Kit to Leah in Pipiwai. After seeing so many deserving entries and the impact it had on Leah's life, we de...
Travelling K's Off-Grid Cabin
"I couldn't go back to Suburbia after this, no. I'm proud of the fact that we did this and we had a baby. I'm going to find it interesting that I grew up with power on the tap, but my son Reese won...
Revisiting Leah in Pipiwai
Last year to celebrate our growing off-grid community, we decided to give away one of our most popular kits, the Bach Kit. We had a lot of entries and the winner was Leah, here in Pīpīwai. We're ba...
Tom's Tiny House Interview
Living simply and within your means is the most common value when it comes to going GridFree. From living in a compact space, to reducing your consumption and being completely self-sufficient this ...
Paul's Tiny House
The freedom of living off-grid and being self sufficient has always appealed to me. Moving back to NZ we wanted to live in Waitakere but didn’t want to rent so putting a tiny house on the family fa...
Te Arahi's Home in Rodney
"Our solar systems have never missed a beat since I installed them over a year and half ago, thanks to Zed and Ethan for your help. Also my cousin Gary and his whanau who have never had power on th...
Leah's Bach Kit in Pipiwai
The Bach Kit is life changing. To have a fridge, a freezer, lights, being able to charge my phone - I've flattened so many car batteries! Being able to have whānau around, you know summer's here. I...
Karen + Hayden's Off-Grid Cabin
Karen and Hayden (@TravellingK on Youtube) were originally planning to get a Starter Kit for Karen's vintage caravan, but after buying a patch of land in Taumaranui, their plans changed. They purch...
Peter's Bach Kit in Marlborough
Our property is in the Pelorus Sounds boat access only, with no mains power. Prior to installation of the Bach Kit, I used a small Hydro unit to provide my needs. Your Bach kit has greatly improved...
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