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The German Energy Revolution

There’s a revolution happening in Germany; it’s both social and technological, and massive in scale. Revolutions bring upheaval, change in our ways of living and experiencing the world; they can birth democracy, or be the death of it. Germany’s revolution is unlike any other, because it doesn’t concern itself with immediate, gratifying change; it is [...]

By |October 15th, 2018|Green Energy, Solar Panels|0 Comments

How Solar Panels Work

  The solar power industry continues to grow in 2018, as new technologies make panels less expensive and more efficient; emerging markets are beginning to see the advantages of green energy. Solar energy is being generated more efficiently, but what causes the increase in capacity per panel is a mystery to your average consumer; it’s [...]

By |September 15th, 2018|Green Energy, Solar Panels|0 Comments

A Solar-Powered Future

We as a society are beginning to confront the epic challenges presented by global warming. The number of droughts and wildfires has increased, and we are seeing the consequences of excessive fossil fuel burning; it’s not all doom and gloom, however. Solar power, once a heavily subsidized, not-so profitable industry, is taking over. Solar is [...]

By |August 15th, 2018|Green Energy, Switching to Solar|0 Comments

What are the environmental benefits of solar energy?

In Canada both utilities and homeowners are selecting solar energy at a quicker rate now than ever before. The explosive increase of solar power is partially a result of the declining price of solar panels. Incentives and rebates also have contributed to the Canada’s largest year ever for solar. However, reducing prices are only one [...]

By |July 20th, 2018|Green Energy|0 Comments

4 Things You Should Know Before You Have Your Solar Panels Installed

Homeowners who have decided to make the switch to solar energy are often extremely excited to have their solar panels installed. They are ready to move off the grid and start producing a renewable source of energy. However, there are a lot more decisions to be made before you have your solar panels installed. You [...]

By |June 11th, 2018|Solar Panels|0 Comments

How Solar Energy Helps You Save Money

You’ve probably already heard the rumors that solar energy can help you save more money. It seems almost too good to be true that the sun could help you trade in your electric bill for good. How can something so simple have such a great benefit for your bottom line? The good news is that [...]

By |May 10th, 2018|Green Energy|0 Comments

Is Solar Energy the Future?

More homeowners than ever before are tapping into the tremendous resource of solar energy. In some parts of the country, the number of homes that are installing rooftop solar panels is breaking records year after year. The cost is decreasing on this technology which only increases the popularity of solar energy. With all of this [...]

By |April 10th, 2018|Green Energy, Solar Panels|0 Comments

Can Solar Panels Increase the Value of My Home?

It isn’t a surprise that many homeowners wonder whether those large black panels are going to add or detract from their home’s overall value. After all, some people feel that the panels are unsightly, require too much work, and simply don’t produce a great return for the money that was invested in them. If you [...]

By |April 3rd, 2018|Solar Panels|0 Comments

How to Take Advantage of a Grid Tie System When You Have Solar Panels

When you decide to install solar panels, you might opt for a grid-tied system to extend even more benefit to your new addition. There is great potential to save up your electricity, sell it, and even to have some assistance when your solar panels come up short. However, you have to know how to properly [...]

By |March 20th, 2018|Solar Panels, Switching to Solar|0 Comments

Manitoba Hydro Rebate Program for Solar Panels

  Have you been considering making a switch to alternative energy with a solar photovoltaic system? You can get away from the standard forms of electricity and their costs by generating your own with solar panels. While many homeowners love the idea of this green source of power and its associated savings, the cost is [...]

By |March 7th, 2018|Solar Panels, Switching to Solar|0 Comments