Green Party: Better to Spend $1.5b on Solar Panels Than Roads

The Green Party wants to spend more on getting solar panels for state houses before ensuring they are warm and dry. Co-leader James Shaw says both can be done at the same time. 


"The rate of take up of solar in New Zealand is very low if you look at some of our comparison countries."

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Westpac Offers Interest-Free Loans For Solar Power

In an effort to address climate change, Westpac is now offering interest-free loans on solar power systems and a range of products that aim to keep homes healthy and warm.

The loan is only available to both new and existing Westpac home loan customers. Customers can borrow up to $10,000 (interest-free) for up to 5 years.

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Northland power bills increasing at twice national average.

More pain for Northland power users post review.

Northpower general manager network Josie Boyd said Northlanders would likely suffer much steeper future increases as we bore a share of the costs of any new transmission investments and asset upgrades across New Zealand that might be deemed to benefit Northland.

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Flexible Solar Panels Installed at the      Emirates Team New Zealand base.

Genesis is the Official Energy Partner for Emirates Team New Zealand. As part of it’s commitment to the team Genesis has installed a first of its kind solar installation for New Zealand, fitting curved solar panels to the unique roof of the teams base.


Click here to see the installation.

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