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SAGE Energy is a small renewable energy company based in Windsor, Nova Scotia. Offering a range of services including solar installs, wind turbine service, backup generators, consulting and more.

18 10, 2017

Grid-tied Solar in Nova Scotia

By |2017-10-24T21:29:11-03:00October 18th, 2017|Blog, Services|

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

6 04, 2017

Renewable Energy Catalogue Now Online

By |2017-10-24T13:28:08-03:00April 6th, 2017|Blog, Energy Conservation, SAGE Advice|

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

15 11, 2011

Daylight Savings Time: The Gripe – SAGE Advice #4

By |2017-10-24T12:21:17-03:00November 15th, 2011|Blog, Energy Conservation, SAGE Advice|

The Issue: Although I am not a big fan of this semi-annual clock adjustment, I do support its historically intended function, as contentious as it is and only until its function can be proven irrelevant. Given that DST was designed and implemented over a century ago, the contention lies in whether today’s energy usage patterns are remotely close to what they were then--and whether different districts (latitudinal and longitudinal) are affected by it universally.