10 Amazing Green Initiatives in Nova Scotia

Happy Earth Day everyone!! Usually on the blog, we share information about our passion, solar energy, but the foundation of that passion is our desire to help create a greener and more sustainable way of living. We feel so lucky to live in a province where both the government and the people living here are […]

The Future of Solar Energy in Nova Scotia

On Monday, the Canadian Solar Industries Association released their NS Residential Solar Market Outlook and Supply Chain Study, which aimed to predict the future of solar energy in Nova Scotia over the next ten years. The findings? Let’s just say the future looks very bright! As a province, we’ve been early adopters of composting and […]

These Products Will Optimize Your Solar Energy Output

While a solar energy system is hands down the best way to save big on both your energy use and power bill, there are some simple things you can do to take the savings even further! In this post, we shared five ways to save energy in your home, which help to maximize your solar […]

5 Solar Energy Myths

There are a lot of misconceptions about solar energy so today, we wanted to clear up five of the most common ones we hear. The installation costs negate the financial benefits. Sure, solar can save you money in the long run, but a common concern with solar is that the start-up costs are too high […]

Is Solar Energy Reliable?

As power rates continue to rise and our reliance on fossil fuels poses an increasing threat to the health of our planet, more and more people are making the switch to renewable energy sources, like solar energy. What was once considered an “eco-luxury” for wealthy McMansion owners in California is now becoming mainstream and an […]

How Grassroots Change Can Save our Environment

These days, there is a seemingly never-ending stream of studies, stats, and articles highlighting our current environmental crisis. And while the information is alarming, it can often feel so overwhelming and massive that we as individuals want to throw up our hands, say the problem is too big for us to take on, and sit […]

Will Solar Energy Protect You From Power Outages?

After the big power outage that affected a large part of the province a few weeks ago, a question we started getting a lot was “will solar energy protect me from power outages?” The short answer: For the majority of solar energy systems, no. However, we do offer options that will protect you when the […]

Why Switch to Solar Energy: The Environmental Benefits

Of the many reasons for switching to solar energy, one that particularly stands out is its environmental benefits. A welcome (and much needed) alternative to the non-renewable energy sources we have been relying on, solar is not only the cleanest but also the most abundant energy source available. While many people are making the switch […]