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Solar energy

Your solar pricing questions answered

The installation of a form of electricity generation to your home or business is an option being considered by an increasing number of customers. The most common generation type are solar panels. We've pulled together the information you need if you're considering solar for your home or business. 

Solar fast facts

Here is a quick overview of the things you should consider when thinking about installing solar energy.

How green is solar energy?

Environmental concerns have been a key reason for developed countries to promote solar energy, so how important is solar uptake in New Zealand?

Solar calculator

Unison's solar benefits calculator is based on data from our own trials, and incorporates the cost of financing your purchase, as well as potential future changes to electricity pricing.

Your investment decision

Solar energy can help you save money on your electricity bill, but make sure you're informed on how to calculate the costs and the benefits.

Find out more about making the decision to invest »

Energy self-sufficiency

Having solar energy means you are less reliant on the electricity network, but can you go completely ‘off-grid’?

Solar technology

So what is a solar energy system? What size do you need? How does it work? We answer your techy questions.

Find out more about solar technology »