solar savings

Is solar power actually worth it?

April 11, 2024

At the risk of sounding biased, YES, solar power is worth the financial investment – in most situations.   At Solartive, our most popular Grid …

Solar panels on roof in New Zealand

Excess solar – sell or store?

June 16, 2023

Solar power is becoming an increasingly popular choice for homeowners and businesses looking to reduce their energy bills and carbon footprint. One of the …

Solar Buy Back Rates

What are Solar Buy-Back Rates?

June 13, 2023

If you’ve made the decision to invest in solar power, you’re probably aware of the many benefits it can bring to your home or …

Save money with solar

Maximise your savings with Grid Connected Solar

May 8, 2023

If you have or are considering grid-connected solar to do better for our planet, save money on power bills, or have back up power …

Off Grid Pure Sine Wave Generator

Generator Maintenance

May 3, 2023

Living off the grid can be an incredible experience, but it’s important to have a reliable source of back-up power for your off grid …

Solar Panel Cleaning

Solar panel cleaning

April 18, 2023

  Keep your solar panels shining bright and working efficiently with a regular annual clean 🧹 Did you know that dust, dirt, and bird …

Understanding Solar Terminology: AC-Coupled vs DC-Coupled

March 31, 2023

Have you been left in the dark with your solar?  Were you promised you would have power when there was a power cut? We …

ASB introduces 1% interest loan for solar

November 10, 2022

Another main bank in Aotearoa has introduced a low interest home loan of up to $80,000, to make your home drier, warmer or more …

Westpac Warm Up loans for solar

August 1, 2022

The major banks across the country are certainly looking into what they can offer to support warmer, dryer, healthier and energy-efficient homes.  Westpac has …

ANZ Home Loan

ANZ introduces 1% interest rate home loans for energy efficiency upgrade

July 7, 2022

The tides are turning e te iwi. ANZ Bank have introduced a Good Energy Home Loan top up to help existing (or new who …