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Frequently Asked Questions

How do the solar technologies work?

These resources should help answer some of those questions for you:

I know solar is a great environmental option but how practical is it for southern Ontario with our cold weather and northern location?
What is the point of getting involved in a community-led solar initiative rather than just doing it on my own?
How does a basic grid-tied solar system work?
What about snow on the panels in the winter?
How much will this cost and what is the payback?
What is the Standard Offer Contract?
What about maintenance? How much will that cost?
I am not sure that I get enough sunlight on my roof for a solar system. How can I make sure it is worth my while?
Do the panels need to go on my house? I have a garage with great sun exposure.