Solar for Tiny Houses NZ

As of 2021, we have researched and put together what we believe is the best value for money Solar System in regards to efficiency, size, warranty and service life.

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Tiny Houses with Off Grid Solar Power in NZ

Do you want to move off the electricity grid to achieve a lifestyle where all the power you use comes from renewable resources? This dream is achievable with a tiny house and our off grid solar power options in NZ.

At Absolute Tiny Homes, we can install the latest solar energy systems in your tiny house that will provide all the power you need to live off the electricity grid.

We use the latest lithium iron solar batteries that charge quickly and have a long lifespan. These batteries are charged by solar panels fitted to your tiny house, allowing you to use power from a completely renewable and environmentally friendly source. We offer various power output ranges as you can see from the table on this page, but off grid tiny houses in NZ usually require the highest option. The cost is an investment in your future and the future of the planet.

Batteries:

We use Lithium Iron Solar Batteries. The price of Lithium Iron Batteries has been rapidly dropping over the last few years, especially since Tesla released their Powerwall 1 in 2015. 
They are superior in so many ways compared to Lead Acid, Gel or AGM batteries.
They have a built in battery management system (BMS). This will protect the batteries from: overload, over discharge, over charge, short circuit, provide protection from thermal runaway and increase the overall life of the battery.

Advantages of Lithium Iron Batteries

(when achieving the same usable power storage):

Absolute Solar Pricing

Our Solar Kits are built, configured and electrically certified within a strong, fashonable Weathertight Box. Complete ready to plug into your Tiny House or Protable Cabin

Simply position, secure and connect your Solar Panels and then plug your Caravan Cable into the outlet on your new Solar Box and you are all set up and ready to go

Our Solar compared to the Cheapest Competition


Battery Specs

Total KW

Usable KWh

Battery Type

Battery Warrenty

Battery Warrenty Terms

Depth of Discharge


Cycle Service Life

Design Service Life

Working Temperature

Amount of Batteries Needed

Size of each Batteries

Space needed for all Batteries

Weight of each Batteries


Weight of All Batteries


Solar Panel watts

Solar Panels

Upfront Cost

Price with SetUp Cost

Price with 6 Solar Panels 

LifeTime Cost for new Batteries over 16 years

LifeTime Cost for Solar System

Absolute

Solar

2 x 50v 50ah

5kw

4kw

Lithium

10 Years

80% Depth of Discharge

80%

6000 Cycles

16.4 Years

-20 ℃~ 60℃ 

2

0.2 m3

0.4 m3

27Kg

54Kg

370 watts

6 @ $475 each 

$13,990

$13,990

$13,990

$0

$13,990

Absolute Solar

Cheapest

Competitor

4 x 12v 200ah

9.6kw

4.8kw

Gel Deep Cycle Battery

3 years

Limited Warranty on 50% Depth of Discharge

50%

1422 Cycles

3.9 Years

15°C ~ 35°C


4

0.27 m3

1.08 m3

62kg

248kg

335 watts

4 @ $475 each 

$6,599

$8,599

$9,549

$6,840

$16,389

Cheapest Competitor


Battery Specs

Total KW

Usable KWh

Battery Type

Battery Warrenty

Battery Warrenty Terms

Depth of Discharge


Cycle Service Life

Design Service Life

Working Temperature

Amount of Batteries Needed

Size of each Batteries

Space needed for all Batteries

Weight of each Batteries


Weight of All Batteries


Solar Panel watts

Solar Panels

Upfront Cost

Price with SetUp Cost

Price with 6 Solar Panels 

LifeTime Cost for new Batteries over 16 years

LifeTime Cost for Solar System

Absolute

Solar

2 x 50v 50ah

5kw

4kw

Lithium

10 Years

80% Depth of Discharge

80%

6000 Cycles

16.4 Years

-20 ℃~ 60℃ 

2

0.2 m3

0.4 m3

27Kg

54Kg

370 watts

6 @ $475 each 

$13,990

$13,990

$13,990

$0

$13,990

Absolute Solar

Cheapest

Competitor

4 x 12v 200ah

9.6kw

4.8kw

Gel Deep Cycle Battery

3 years

Limited Warranty on 50% Depth of Discharge

50%

1422 Cycles

3.9 Years

15°C ~ 35°C


4

0.27 m3

1.08 m3

62kg

248kg

335 watts

4 @ $475 each 

$6,599

$8,599

$9,549

$6,840

$16,389

Cheapest Competitor

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How We Compare 

Our Solar Price compared to Equal Quality Competition

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