Is it illegal to go off-grid?

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One of the most frequently asked questions about going solar and gaining energy independence is if it’s illegal to go off-grid. The answer is simply no! It is NOT illegal to …

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We’re Charged Up About Batteries

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People often ask how solar power keeps the lights on during the winter months. The answer? They bank it for later use with batteries! How is solar energy stored in …

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Leave the Dams to the Beavers

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Microhydro-electric systems are more accessible than you think! If you have a suitable site, harnessing the hydro-electric energy from a stream or creek can be the most cost-effective way to make …

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Demystifying Solar PV

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In Canada, Solar Photovoltaic (PV) technology has been a favoured form of renewable energy technology for decades. You’ve probably seen solar photovoltaic technology in use on solar panels on rooftops …

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What drives renewable energy production?

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As energy prices rise and both environmental awareness and concerns increase, interest in renewable energy (RE) systems is growing rapidly. Media coverage is at an all-time high, but RE literacy …

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