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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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  • KEDRON Battery
    April 20, 2017

    KEDRON Battery

    Another new exclusive product line for The Cabin Depot: KEDRON Battery ! These deep cycle batteries are designed for off-grid energy storage, and will be in stock beginning this April in the following sizes: 100Ah 12v Flooded130Ah 12v Flooded225Ah 6v...

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    April 20, 2017


    We are very pleased to introduce: KEDRON LED. Designed specifically for off-grid applications, these custom designed 12 Volt LED lights are exclusive to The Cabin Depot and will come in a variety of sizes & colour options. Available this April,...

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  • TCSD Radio Ad!
    June 22, 2016

    TCSD Radio Ad!

    Howdy - Have you heard our brand new radio ad yet? Well if you haven’t.. here it is! Be sure to listen to Fredericton's New Country 92-3 and tell all your friends! Oh, and be sure to come visit us...

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  • May 17, 2015

    3... 2... 1... Launch!

    Hello everyone, and welcome to our new blog...! After more than 2 years of research, testing products, meeting suppliers and building relationships, The Cabin Supply Depot is finally here.  Our goal is to provide solutions for your off-grid needs. So...

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