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.
Why are Off-Grid Quotes so High?Read More
Top Tips from Off-Gridders
Our Facebook group, GridFree NZ, is full of off-gridders with plenty of knowledge about all the different areas of off-gridding, so we pulled together some of their advice to help you on your journey!
A Quick Guide to the Weekend Warrior Kit
Weekend warriors, find the power you need to take to go off-grid and get away from the city. With our Weekend Warrior campervan solar panel kit, NZ is yours to explore. Learn how to install solar p...
A Quick Guide to the Starter Kit
The Starter Kit has been discontinued and we will no longer be accepting orders for this kit. The next kit size up is the Weekend Warrior Kit, click here to view it. We will continue to provide su...
A Quick Guide to the Lifestyle Kit
When choosing where to build on your lifestyle block, getting solar power for off grid living with a GridFree Lifestyle Kit means you don’t have to be constrained by the costs of getting grid power...
A Quick Guide to the Freedom Kit
Building your life off-grid starts with the right power solution. The GridFree Freedom Kit is one of our bigger off grid solar power systems, and it's our most popular kit for small families living...
A Quick Guide to the Bach Kit
Is it time to build a bach on your patch of land? Or, transform a bus into a house on wheels? Stop worrying about power with our GridFree Bach Kit, the perfect small solar system for a cabin or bus.
Quick Guide to the Tiny House Solar Kit
Making the move to a tiny house means something different to everyone. For our customers, it’s the freedom to find a patch of land and not be dictated by a grid connection. You decide where to go a...
Introducing Growatt Hybrid Inverters
GridFree now offers three new hybrid inverters from Growatt. Growatt ranks among the top 10 PV inverter suppliers globally, and are well known for bringing elegant, smart, and powerful features to ...
Introducing the Growatt ARK Modular Lithium Battery
New from Growatt, a global leader of solar energy solutions, comes the ARK modular Lithium battery – a cobalt-free LiFePO4 battery that continue to improve the newest generation of solar technology...
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...
Why Aren't Lithium-Iron Batteries Standard?
Without question, lithium-iron batteries present some distinct advantages that other types of batteries don’t offer - but we still have lead acid batteries as the default in our kits.
More Off Grid Resources
Join our GridFree NZ community on Facebook to connect with others looking to venture or live off-grid, just like you.
Check out GridFree customer installation stories to see how other people went solar.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for more how-to videos and installs behind-the-scenes.
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