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Slash your power bill and save the planet by going Solar with Harrisons, NZ's #1 solar retailer.

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How to make the right choice for your home Solar
How Solar technology has advanced and what it can do for you
How Solar Power System affects your home’s value
How to get started
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From the basics to the advanced - we help you learn how solar slashes your power bill and saves the planet.

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Knowledge Article

Our guide to the lifetime value of going solar 

Discover how home solar systems in New Zealand are revolutionizing energy consumption and saving you money. Explore the financial benefits, the decreasing payback period, and the positive environmental impact of choosing solar

Knowledge Article

Win with Seven Sharp: Transforming Lives with Harrisons

Harrisons is back again, transforming lives on Seven Sharp!

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Book a FREE on-site measure and quote at a time that suits you, and we can also give you a proposal on the spot.

FAQ

Frequently Asked
Questions

All your Solar questions answered

Will Solar work in NZ?
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Absolutely! New Zealand has abundant sunshine and generates between 1,700 and 2,100 sunshine hours annually. Some areas, like Nelson and Gisborne, receive as much as 2,400. Solar Panels don’t require sunshine; they require daylight, so Solar Panels work year-round, even in the lower South Island.

How many Panels do I need?
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The average energy consumption is essential in determining the number of Solar Panels you need. A retired couple will have a different power consumption than a young family, plus pools, spas, and electric cars can also impact energy requirements.

The amount of energy Solar Panels can generate depends on sun hours and is therefore affected by your location.

Your roof size is crucial because it determines the number of Panels that can fit on your roof, how much energy will be generated, and the cost.

Check out the most popular Harrisons Residential Solar Systems.

Is Solar right for me?
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There are several factors to consider when installing a Solar System in your home. In most scenarios, the benefits of solar power outweigh the drawbacks.