December 4, 2023
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Home Battery Backup Generator Systems: 3 Types of System for a Functional Home In Case of Power Outage

12/05/2023 One concern every homeowner has is keeping their home safe and functional year-round. As the power grid continues to experience serious reliability issues, this can […]
August 18, 2023
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COMMERCIAL SOLAR IN QUEBEC | Quebec Solar + Volvo Park Avenue

This blog series highlights recent partnerships between Quebec Solar and visionary local businesses that have gone solar. Will your company be the next to benefit? Contact […]
July 21, 2022

107 KW Hybrid solar system with 90 kWh of backup storage.

Installation by Quebec Solar Inc. of a hybrid solar system. 107 KW of PV with 90 kWh of Lithium storage. Kirkland, Qc. Interested in hybrid backup […]
March 24, 2022
Solar panels with microgrid Varennes Qc

Microgird installation Varennes.

Installation by Quebec Solar Inc. in colaboration with Rematek Energy of a microgrid autonomous for the Polydôme. For the occasion of the 375th anniversary of the […]
November 16, 2021
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What is a hybrid backup solar system?

Updated 11/17/2021 Some of us who are interested in solar energy lean towards the idea of being completely removed from the grid (off-grid). However, staying connected […]
May 29, 2021
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Canada Greener Homes Grant – solar panel installation.

May 2024 update: “The Canada Greener Homes Grant is no longer accepting new applicants. Homeowners who are already participating are encouraged to proceed in a timely […]
July 1, 2020

Quebec Solar’s blog summary guide

This guide offers you a complete review of the articles published on our blog, which are subdivided into different categories according to their content. The categories […]
July 1, 2020

How do solar panels help fight climate change?

The aspiration of societies in developing countries to reach the North American standard of living causes a panoply of environmental externalities, one of which is the […]
June 29, 2020

How to clean your solar panels?

A solar panel is an electronic equipment that uses solar radiation to produce heat or electricity. Those that produce heat are solar thermal panels while those […]
June 29, 2020
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How are solar panels made?

This article will cover the following points: What is a photovoltaic solar panel? What are the different types of photovoltaic solar cells? What materials are needed […]
June 29, 2020

How can solar energy help farmers?

Installing solar panels on a Quebec farm is the next step in the evolution of sustainability. We already harvest and eat locally grown food, so it […]
June 15, 2020

Solar energy is the fastest growing renewable energy source

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many unusual environmental benefits: cleaner air, reduced carbon emissions, a rest for wildlife. Now the big question is whether we can […]
June 10, 2020

What is the difference between monocrystalline and polycrystalline solar panels?

A solar panel is an electronic equipment that uses solar radiation to produce heat or electricity. Those that produce heat are solar thermal panels while those […]
June 8, 2020

Grid-tied or off-grid, which is better for a solar energy system? And why?

Many people call us in search of help to get out of the Hydro-Québec network. But when we ask them to explain their motivations to us, […]
June 3, 2020

Is having batteries worth it?

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, we have received a phenomenal amount of calls from people asking us if being energy self-sufficient with a solar […]
June 2, 2020

How long does a solar energy system last?

This article will address the following questions: What is a solar energy system made of? What is the lifespan of solar panels? What is the lifespan […]
May 27, 2020

How can I reduce my energy consumption?

The first thing to do before installing a solar energy system is to be aware of your energy behavior. This is necessary to determine how many […]
May 25, 2020

Inverter or micro-inverter, what to choose? And why?

This article will cover the following points: How do inverters work? The difference between a central inverter and microinverters The pros and cons of each of […]
May 19, 2020

Tesla solar roof vs solar panels: which is better? And why?

This article is for those who want to install a solar energy system and who are hesitating between installing conventional solar panels and installing a Tesla […]
May 19, 2020

Solar tips for your new home

This article is intended for those who plan on building their new house soon and who wish to optimize its layout regarding a future solar energy […]
May 13, 2020

Where to install your solar panels: on the ground or on the roof?

This article will cover the following points: Pros and cons of installing solar panels on the ground Pros and cons of installing solar panels on a […]
May 8, 2020

Tesla Solar Roof: How much does it cost?

** Update: As of May 1st, 2020, the cost of Tesla solar roof tiles is 30.77 $CAD per square foot (before taxes). For a standard 1800 […]
May 5, 2020

The Quebec photovoltaic potential, a potential that surprises many

This article will cover the following points: Photovoltaic potential definition The photovoltaic potential variation origins The global photovoltaic potential The Canadian photovoltaic potential The Quebec photovoltaic […]
April 29, 2020

Review of different solar energy systems with backup

This article will cover the following points: Solar backup systems scenarios presentation Solar backup systems diagrams presentation Solar backup systems equipment selection Solar backup systems sizing […]
April 27, 2020
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The decline, the first Quebec feature film on Netflix. Collaboration with Quebec Solar

It is with a feeling of great pride that we announce that Quebec Solar has helped in the production of the first Quebec feature film on […]
April 22, 2020
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Battery types review 2020

This article will answer the following questions: What is a battery? What are the most important specs of a battery? What are the most common battery […]
April 21, 2020

Power and energy in solar energy systems

Power and energy in solar energy systems The concepts of power and energy are often very abstract for most people. This is probably since they apply […]
April 14, 2020
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The Powerwall: Tesla’s home battery and backup in Quebec, a comprehensive review

The Powerwall is a lithium-ion type battery from the American manufacturer Tesla. It was marketed on April 30, 2015 and is now available in two different […]
September 13, 2019
Solar panel system, ground mount, quebec

18.2 KW Ground mounted solar powered system installation video – time lapse.

One of the largest residential solar powered system in Quebec. 18.24 KW Solar panel system installation. 48 solar panels Canadian Solar KuMax 380 W Solar panel […]
April 11, 2019

Solar Panel Installation – reportage | Quebec Solar

A short reportage prepared by MeteoMedia: Solar panels in Quebec. Recorded on 04.04.2019
June 3, 2017

Guide to solar energy systems connected to Hydro Quebec grid.

1. Hydro Québec: The following conditions are required in order to be eligible for net the metering program: a) You are the owner of the house […]
June 3, 2017

Montréal school, The Priory installs solar panels.

Students at The Priory School planned the sustainability project from start to finish.  Students at The Priory in Westmount got a real-life lesson in renewable energy […]
January 12, 2018
Solar panel installation, Gatineau

Our recent solar installations gallery.

January 30, 2018
Snow on solar panels

How do Solar Panels Perform in Winter Conditions?

As we move into our new year, people begin to think of ways to reduce their energy costs while achieving their environmental-friendly resolutions. As solar electricity […]