Details of a microFIT Solar On Site Assessment

The prior article in this series on our experiences with Ontario's microFIT initiative, we wrote about our experience with one installation vendor's on site solar assessment visit to our home. The purpose of this on site solar assessment was to provide us with the following data to help us determine if from a financial perspective investing in a roof top solar panel installation on our south facing roof would be economically / financially viable: what size of solar roof top installation … [Read more...]

microFIT On Site Roof Top Solar Assessment

South Facing Roof Around Mid-Morning

In our new series on determining if the Ontario Power Authority's (OPA) microFIT was financial viable within our personal risk tolerance for our house's roof, we detailed the OurPower online solar site assessment. This solar site assessment indicated we could anticipate, under normal amount of sun light for the Greater Toronto Area, about a 9 year financial payback (i.e, about 9 years for us to receive sufficient revenue under the microFIT program to pay for the entire estimated solar … [Read more...]

Home Solar Power Installation – Online Estimate

Our Power Solar Site Potential

Last week we began a new home renovation product. I am referring to our new home solar panel project which for us would be under the Ontario microFIT program. If there is going to be significant enough impact to reduce the need for coal and uranium and even natural gas power plants, mass saturation of the residential market needs to occur for solar and wind energy. Remember, I do not pretend to understand these things. I have no electrical training at all. So, I think I'm like the … [Read more...]

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