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5 Tips for Improving Off-Grid Solar Panel Winter Performance
January 19, 2024

5 Tips for Improving Off-Grid Solar Panel Winter Performance

The internet is full of conflicting information about solar energy. In particular, there's a lot of misunderstanding surrounding how effectively solar panels can be used to generate power in the winter. 

Maybe you've had a solar salesperson come to your door and they've roped you into a 30 minute sales pitch about how solar power is going to save your life, your wallet, and your future great-grandchildren. Door-to-door solar salespeople will do everything under the sun to convince you that switching your grid-tied home to solar is the right choice. Unfortunately, a lot of the information they put out causes confusion for those of us who are looking to use solar for an off-grid cabin, cottage or camp, far from the power grid.

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  • 5 Tips for Improving Off-Grid Solar Panel Winter Performance
    January 19, 2024

    5 Tips for Improving Off-Grid Solar Panel Winter Performance

    The internet is full of conflicting information about solar energy. In particular, there's a lot of misunderstanding surrounding how effectively solar panels can be used to generate power in the winter. 

    Maybe you've had a solar salesperson come to your door and they've roped you into a 30 minute sales pitch about how solar power is going to save your life, your wallet, and your future great-grandchildren. Door-to-door solar salespeople will do everything under the sun to convince you that switching your grid-tied home to solar is the right choice. Unfortunately, a lot of the information they put out causes confusion for those of us who are looking to use solar for an off-grid cabin, cottage or camp, far from the power grid.

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  • The Cabin Depot has arrived in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland
    September 26, 2023

    The Cabin Depot has arrived in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland

    The Cabin Depot Newfoundland is the embodiment of practicality and self-sufficiency, catering to both seasoned off-grid enthusiasts and those beginning to explore the world of sustainable living. Serving off-grid appliances, solar, off-grid toilets, and much more. Located at 19 Sagona Ave, Mt. Pearl, this new store is now open, ready to support you on your journey towards a more self-reliant lifestyle. Call them at 1-709-364-4818 today or visit our web store exclusive to Newfoundland customers at nl.thecabindepot.ca.
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  • Top 5 Off-Grid Summer 2023 Gadgets
    June 2, 2023

    Top 5 Off-Grid Summer 2023 Gadgets

    As we are quickly approaching summer, we thought we'd introduce to you some of our favourite summer products that are excellent for the tenting, cabin and boating lovers. making your summer more comfortable and convenient while trying to beat the...

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  • Sunstar In Kitchen
    May 16, 2023

    Choosing the Right Off-Grid Refrigerator for You

    Picking out a refrigerator can be easily overlooked as one of the smaller choices you'll make for your off-grid project. But in reality, choosing the right appliance can have a big effect on your overall power consumption and peace of mind...

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  • A Canadian's Guide to Off-Grid Living with Solar in 2024
    March 20, 2023

    A Canadian's Guide to Off-Grid Living with Solar in 2024

    Solar power can easily get confusing. So, as North America's #1 off-grid living solutions provider, we felt it would be helpful to answer the most common questions in very simple, non-technical, easy to understand language. The internet is filled with videos,...

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