March 1, 2013: Last year, SkyFire designed and installed a 60.6kW direct utility tied system in Fort Simpson, NT, making it the largest array in the territory. The project presented several challenges including an ice bridge/ferry route that was impassable for much of the project, low light conditions, and temperatures as low as -35 degrees Celsius in January.  […]

February 22, 2013: Making the decision to switch to solar is an awesome one. However, getting started and understanding the process can often be fraught with uncertainty for those unfamiliar with the industry. SkyFire Energy provides turnkey systems and takes care of all of the permitting, grid connection application, etc.  Here is a list of the steps for a typical residential […]

February 14, 2013: FAQ: How does Canada’s solar potential compare globally? Canada may not be your top choice for a tropical destination, but luckily for us warm weather actually has very little to do with our ability to generate solar power! Surprising to many, latitude has only a small effect on solar production. For example, a solar PV system […]

February 12, 2013: In March, SkyFire Energy will once again be heading back to Peru with Light Up the World. The goal of the project is to install a 1.1 kW solar system to power the computer classroom for the Nueva York Educational Centre (Primary and Secondary school) and train at least 6 local technicians from the community, municipal […]

January 31, 2013: What has 45 kW of inverters, 30 000 pounds of batteries, and enough capacity to power an average home for almost a month?? The answer is the custom built SunDragon system, commissioned for the Department of Defense. Oh, and did we mention it can be packed up within the sea-can shipping container in under 15 […]