- The up-front cost of solar panels has fallen significantly over the past years.1
- Solar panels can help you avoid rising energy prices and power cuts.
- Kiwis are earning some extra money by selling excess energy back to the grid.
Many Kiwi homeowners don’t realise that they could become energy independent and save money with solar panels.
Having seen some of the most dramatic power price rises over the past 20 years, people across New Zealand are deciding to go solar to protect their families from increasing power prices.
If you think about it – the sun’s energy is free! Once you’ve achieved full payback on your solar system, you can reap the rewards of huge monthly savings.
Solar: Growing Energy Source in New Zealand
The New Zealand government wants to go fully renewable by 2035. Next to other renewables, solar energy is going to play a vital part in this. 2
According to national utility Transpower New Zealand, solar is expected to increase from around 100 MW in 2020 to around 1.1GW in 2030.3
Particularly the continued falling costs of solar panels, improved installation processes and economic incentives are expected to drive the demand in solar panels in the coming years.
Top Benefits Of Going Solar in 2022
- Lower up-front costs – New technology and more competition have dramatically reduced the cost of solar panels, making them an affordable option for thousands of Kiwis.
- Avoid rising power prices – Going solar will help you become independent of the power grid meaning that you can protect your family from rising power prices in the future.
- Slash your power bills – Sunlight is free, so once you’ve paid for the panels you can start reaping the rewards!
- Make extra money with excess energy – If you generate more energy than you need, simply sell it back to the grid to make some extra cash.
- Reduce your carbon footprint – Solar energy is one of the most environmentally friendly options out there.