Off Grid Solar

Off Grid Solar

Off grid solar power systems are more complex than the more common grid tie solar systems, so it’s important to have expert help when designing, selecting products, and installing off grid solar for your remote home or vacation cabin.

In this section, the solar energy experts at Fire Mountain Solar share helpful info from over two decades of personal and professional off grid experience to make going off the grid simple and stress free for you. Learn about:

– Getting An Off Grid Solar Quote
– How Much Does Off Grid Solar Cost?
– Off Grid Solar Equipment Basics
– Off Grid Solar Design
– Maintaining Your Off Grid Solar System

Solar Income Tax Credit Extended Through 2034!

Exciting news for those who want to go solar. The Solar ITC was extended through 2034, and increased to 30% through 2032.

Why You Should Upgrade Your Existing Solar Batteries to Lithium

When it comes time to replace your lead acid or AGM solar batteries, there are many good reasons to consider upgrading to lithium solar batteries.

Making The Grade With Lithium Solar Batteries

Considering lithium batteries for a grid hybrid or off grid solar system? Find out why some cheap lithium solar batteries may not be a great deal after all.

Why Product Reliability is Critical When You Live Off the Grid

When you live off the grid you need a power system you can depend on. Choosing reliable equipment is key so you have power when you need it.

Off Grid Solar System Maintenance

Without proper maintenance your off grid solar system could let you down. Not sure what you need to do? We have some tips.

DIY Off Grid Solar: How Much Does It Cost?

Want to DIY solar but not sure what it might cost? Our guide provides ballpark pricing to help you decide if DIY solar is right for you.

Off Grid Power FAQ

What is takes to live off the grid can be confusing. Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about off grid power.

Solar Battery Don’ts – FLA & AGM Batteries

Batteries are an investment, so be sure to avoid these no nos with your Flooded Lead Acid and Absorbed Glass Mat solar batteries.

Alternative Appliances for Off Grid

Living off the grid means taking control of your home’s power usage so that you have power when you need it. Read about alternative appliances for off grid.

Don’t Get Swindled: Signs of Misleading Solar Contractors

Protect yourself with tips for telling the difference between a reputable solar contractor and the increasing number of scoundrels just out for a fast buck.

Off Grid Site Assessment

When deciding on the best products for your off grid solar system, how much power you use is just the first question. Learn other important info you need to know.

Disconnecting from Your Utility: From on the Grid to Living Off Grid

Want to disconnect from your utility company and go off-grid? You are not alone! Read this guide to learn more about living off grid.

Major Off Grid Solar System Components

Becoming familiar with the basic off grid solar system components can help you feel more confident when speaking with an installer or product seller.

New Construction Solar Design Tips

Building a new home and want to include solar electricity? We offer some new construction solar design tips to get the most out of your investment.

Off-Grid Vacation Cabin Maintenance Tips

Many off grid cabins get unused at certain times of the year. Read our tips on how to make returning to your vacation spot go smoothly.

Deep Cycle Batteries for Off Grid

Want to know how to find the best deep cycle batteries for off grid power? Knowing the different types of off grid batteries can help, and so can we!

Choosing the Right Maintenance Free Solar Battery

Know how to choose the right maintenance free solar battery for your grid hybrid or off grid solar power system.

Connecting RELiON Batteries in Series and Parallel

Get the most out of your RELiON lithium iron phosphate batteries. Learn about doing series and parallel connections with RELiON Batteries for Solar.

Solar Battery FAQs – LiFePO4/LFP

Do you have lithium solar battery questions? Get answers to our most frequently asked questions about lithium solar battery applications.

Questions to Ask Before Selecting Your Solar Installer

Selecting your solar installer is a big decision. Be prepared to ask the right questions to help you choose the best solar installer for you.

Lithium Batteries for Solar

Lithium batteries are a real game changer for grid hybrid and off grid solar systems. But not all lithium chemistries are created equal.

Off Grid Solar Load Calculator – How Much Power Do I Use?

Not sure how much power you need? Use Fire Mountain Solar’s Off Grid Solar Load Calculator to determine your how much electricity you use.

4 Easy Steps to Off Grid Solar

As off grid solar experts, we make the steps to off grid solar simple and easy.

How to Save Money on an Off Grid Solar System

Going off grid can be an investment. Read How to Save Money On An Off Grid System, for money-saving tips for powering your busy life off the grid!

Sizing an Off Grid Solar System

Accurate sizing of an off grid solar system is critical to make sure you have the power you need when you need it.

No Utility Required: How Off Grid Solar Works

Want to know how off grid solar works? Learn the various ways that off grid systems keep you powered without a utility company.

Off-Grid Solar Basics

Need power for your remote cabin or home? Fire Mountain Solar specializes in off grid solar. Our off-grid solar basics provides some general information to help.

6 Things You Must Know Before Going Off-the-Grid

Wondering if going off grid is right for you? We’ve helped hundreds of clients do it. Learn our 6 things you must know before going off-the-grid.

Basic Battery Charging – Whole House Battery Backup

Interested in batteries for solar? Learn what you need to know about battery charging so that you can keep your solar battery bank healthy.

Solar Battery Safety

It is important to know how know battery safety basics for your battery-based system. Read our suggestions on how to safely perform battery maintenance.

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need for My Home?

How many solar panels you will need depends on how much energy you use. Read our guide to learn more about sizing your solar system.

Incentives for Solar

Incentives like the federal ITC, net metering and REAP grants help make going solar an excellent investment.

Basic Battery Terminology for Solar Power Systems

Battery jargon can make researching batteries confusing. Here we have defined basic battery terminology that is commonly used to aid you in your research.

Solar Charge Controllers

Solar charge controllers are needed in virtually all renewable power systems that utilize batteries. Find the best solar charge controller for your project.