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Katikati Off-Grid Solar
Katikati Off-Grid Solar
27 October 2015

At PowerSmart we love installing off-grid solar electricity systems. On Friday Pranay and Duncan finished installing a 2.34kW off-grid system with 24kWh battery storage just north of Katikati. Part of bigger project, the install was only for the...

New Zealands Largest Solar PV Electricity System
New Zealands Largest Solar PV Electricity System
9 October 2014

"It's been awesome dealing with all you guys.... We have never had a project go so smoothly and with no hidden costs or surprises. It's a credit to all you guys for how well everything was planned and executed."  Dan...

Beating the heat in Costa Rica
Beating the heat in Costa Rica
15 July 2013

By Matt Curry. In May of this year I was given the amazing opportunity of installing a solar power system with our team in Costa Rica. The system was to be a good sized one, at over 7kW, on the “Centro Veterinario Costa Ballena” a...

Puangiangi Island
Puangiangi Island
11 January 2013

By Noel Ackerman. Last month Steve, Kris and I had the pleasure of doing an off grid install and house wiring on Puangiangi Island, off the north east coast of D Urville Island on the South Island side of Cook Straight. To get there we...

Church draws power from above
Church draws power from above
1 August 2012

Image credit: Gisborne Herald Ariticle one of our systems in The Gisborne Herald. By Anna Ferrick As more and more New Zealanders consider alternative power supplies, a Gisborne church will be praying for sunshine. Saint Mary...

Photovoltaics go on trial at NIWA Nelson
Photovoltaics go on trial at NIWA Nelson
3 January 2011

  NIWA has just installed a 10 kW array of photovoltaic solar panels at its regional office in Nelson. The panels will supply electricity to NIWA, and will also provide useful information on operating this...

Testimonials

"We have never had a project go so smoothly, they finished two weeks ahead of schedule."

Dan Udy - Director: Udy Group

"We deal with a great number of contractors and would rate PowerSmart's delivery onsite as amongst the very best"

 

Jason Happy - National Facilities Manager at Kiwi Property

We are delighted to be supplementing our existing renewable energy supply, which already incorporates solar water heating, wind and biological initiatives with solar PV electricity. This will certainly assist us achieve our ultimate goal of self-sufficiency.”

Peter Yealands founder Yealands Estate Wines.