Used Solar Panels, Buyer Beware There seems to be a lot of used solar panels on the market right now. Prices range from 35 Cents per watt to as much as 70 Cents. I am certain there are modules that are perfectly fine and legitimate. However, there are reasons why a lot of these solar…

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Working Construction With Reduced Generator Time With quality renewable energy products at pricing as low as they have become it might be time to look at silencing your construction site a bit and use the energy of the sun. With a well-designed small off grid system you can retire your gasoline generator as long the…

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Another myth debunked SOLAR PANELS ARE NOT THAT ‘GREEN’? This myth gets stirred up every now and then, but is not backed up by any tangible data.  What the data does show is that the emissions of solar panels are far less than the emissions relating to coal or natural gas energy. The overall emissions seem greater…

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Lead Acid Battery Maintenance Hints Off-grid solar energy systems are not as low maintenance as grid-tied solar power systems.  The use of batteries in off-grid or grid-interactive (grid connected with a battery backup) systems does require regular maintenance.  The maintenance for off-grid solar systems is not too difficult but should be done with the proper knowledge and…

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Hey folks, there is actually more exciting stuff comings from CYBOENERGY. The one that I want to talk about today is actually geared towards the grid tied homes. Each Cybo Inverter (Mini-1000A) can connect to 4 solar panels or other DC sources and produce 1150W, 240V, 60Hz AC to the grid. Up to 4  Cybo…

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Hey folks, how much does it cost to start a small off grid system? Maybe less than you think! There is no universal answer to this question as every single system needs to be tailored to the requirements of the individual situation. However, today I want to show you how affordable it can be to…

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OTTAWA, ON, MAY 30, 2019 – The Federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced this morning the launch of the Climate Action Incentive Fund (CAIF) to create jobs, grow the economy, help businesses save money, and fight climate change. ​Under the CAIF program, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and New…

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Complete Cottage Systems? Buyer beware! In general I would like to mention that there is no universal kit. Each situation and requirement needs to be taken into consideration individually. Most often, the outcome is very different from one location to another. Different sunshine hours, roof orientation, roof pitch, shading issues, year round or seasonal use…

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