General Solar Knowledge

What you need to know about solar power and the solar industry


The latest solar power news from around the energy industry.


Environmental, financial, and social impacts of solar power and energy technologies on our lives

General Solar Knowledge

What you need to know about solar power and the solar industry

Monitoring Your PV System's Performance

The APsystems EMA App is a platform that enables users to access performance analytics and reports of each module of their solar array. This web-connected device allows you to monitor the energy generation of your solar system in real time.

July 7, 2023

Maximize the performance of your solar system in winter

A common misconception about solar energy is that solar power systems do not work in the winter season.

Connecting and Using Your ECU

What is an ECU? It is a device that essentially tells you at a glance how much energy your solar power system is producing. Learn more about ECU devices and how they work with Kuby's products and installations.

December 23, 2022

Shining the light on Winnifred Stewart

We partnered with Real Talk by Ryan Jespersen to gift one winner 30 years of clean energy: Winnifred Stewart, a local Edmonton non-profit!

$40,000 Canada Greener Homes Loan

Details on the new interest-free loan for solar panels & energy efficiency - the Canada Greener Homes Loan.

Installing Solar Power Systems and Solar Panels in Kamloops

Kamloops' top solar neighbourhoods, cost of solar panels, how solar works and more specifically for Thompson-Nicola region.

General Solar Knowledge

February 13, 2022

Complete Guide to Installing Solar Panels in BC

The cost of solar panels, how to get started with solar, economics of solar energy, effects of snow and hail and everything else you want to know about installing solar on your home or business.

General Solar Knowledge

November 6, 2020

Wind and Solar Energy Potential in Canada and the World

Solar and Wind energy potential comparison in Canada and the world. Detailed renewable energy resource maps.

Information and Cost of Solar Panels in Saskatchewan

Cost, ROI and information on solar panels in Saskatchewan.

General Solar Knowledge

January 31, 2020

When Will 100% of Electricity come from Renewable Energy?

Ever wondered how much renewable energy it would take to power all of Canada? We have too...


March 9, 2018

The Complete Guide to Installing Solar Panels in Alberta

From selecting a company to flipping the switch and everything in between, this is all you need to know about installing solar power on your home/business

How Much Solar Energy is Required to Power Alberta?

Ever wondered how much solar energy is required to power Alberta? It's not as much as you might think.

9 Busted Solar Myths You Need to Know

We busted all the common myths on solar power, including snow coverage, emissions generation, capacity growth, intermittency and more

General Solar Knowledge

February 22, 2017

The Positive and Negative Environmental Impacts of Solar Panels

Are solar panels as green as you think? There are good and bad environmental impacts of solar power...

Solar Rebate: Alberta Municipal Solar Program (AMSP)

Everything you need to know about the Alberta Municipal Solar Program (AMSP)

General Solar Knowledge

February 8, 2017

Solar Glossary

A glossary of terms and definitions relating to solar power systems.

General Solar Knowledge

September 21, 2016

Growing Forward 2 - Farm Solar Incentive

Details regarding the Growing Forward 2 Solar Incentive Program for Alberta Farms.

Off Grid Solar Power Battery Maintenance

Procedures and advice for maintaining your batteries and off-grid solar energy system.

Grants, Rebates and Incentives for Solar Panels

All you need to know about rebates and incentives for solar panels in Alberta and Canada

Online monitoring for solar energy systems
Online Monitoring for Solar

Monitor your solar power system online and on your phone.

Solar Panels vs Hail

How do solar panels stand up to hail?

Solar Panels in Winter

How do solar panels fare in our harsh Canadian winters? Not as bad as you might think.