Going off-grid? Learn more with our off grid resources specially for New Zealand - videos and blog posts that talk through your solar power FAQs, installation questions, and more about our off-grid solar power kits too.
One thing customers are never told when getting a quote for off-grid solar?
What they can do to lower the cost. We believe this is a massive disservice to a customer.
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How to Read Gel Battery Voltage
A common mistake new solar users will make with our kits is reading your Gel battery charge using the bars or percentage on screen, and misinterpreting charging voltage vs resting.
How to get the most out of your solar kit
An off grid solar kit is a significant investment, and with some careful planning and attention, you can maximise its output and longevity.
How to run a washing machine/dishwasher on solar
You may have seen our larger kits listing a washing machine or dishwasher in the What Can This Kit Run? section - much like with running anything on solar, there's a couple things to keep in mind t...
Why is my inverter shutting off due to "battery low voltage"?
Both our standard inverter and hybrid inverter/chargers have low voltage protections. In a hybrid inverter, you may get warning about "battery low voltage" or "battery over-discharge", and in a sta...
Expanding a GridFree Solar Power Kit
As we come into winter, you may not be getting the same amount of power out of your kit as you did in summer, so you might be considering expanding your solar power system, either by adding additio...
Solar Power Troubleshooting Guide
We’ve compiled this list of common problems our customers may encounter with their solar gear to help you solve any issues as fast as possible. If you don’t find the answers you need here, or your ...
DIY Solar Power Safety Tips
Installing your own Photovoltaic Power system is not that difficult, and with a few simple precautions you can make it even easier. Working with any kind of electricity carries with it a certain ri...
How to Use and Maintain Deep Cycle Solar Batteries
We get a lot of customers asking us for guidance on how to use and maintain their batteries to get the most life out of them. With the help of our battery manufacturer, Oliter, we’ve put together ...
How to Clean Solar Panels: Everything You Need To Know!
If you’re seeing a drop in power output, or even just some visible dirt, you might be thinking of cleaning your solar panels! Cleaning your solar panels is an easy, cheap solution to improve the ef...
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