What does it mean to go off-grid? Think off-grid living is just for backcountry camps or hillbillies? Think again! (While you're doing your research, you should also check out this gorgeous concept cottage by Solterre Designs, right here in Nova Scotia.) The image below is one of our off-grid solar installations with a battery
What is grid-tied solar? Grid-tied, on-grid, utility-interactive, grid intertie and grid backfeeding are all terms used to describe the same concept – a solar system that is connected to the utility power grid. A wind energy system can also be grid-tied. Grid-tied solar installations in NS are subject to Nova Scotia Power's Enhanced Net
Welcome to our newest online feature! SAGE Energy now offers an online renewable energy catalogue of select equipment. Our catalogue includes items such as solar modules, inverters, batteries, grid-tied and off-grid solar accessories, and used equipment (when available). Items will be added to the catalogue on a regular basis. Looking for something in particular but can't find
If you're a Halifax or HRM property owner and missed out on the pilot program, this might be of interest to you. Halifax's Solar City program is back with Solar City 2.0. After a successful pilot program, the program was approved for a further 3 years, with a few subtle changes. Property owners now have a choice of three solar collection technologies, including solar PV, solar hot air, and/or solar thermal.