Solacity – Canada’s Solar Specialists!
(Rhymes with “capacity”)
Looking to buy solar supplies? You came to the right place! Solacity is a provider of all the renewable energy goods you need; solar panels, inverters, batteries, racking etc. We can even help you design your system and give useful installation advice!
Solacity Inc. is a Canadian distributor and retailer of renewable energy products and other green goods based in the Kemptville (North Grenville) area, just a short drive south of Ottawa, in Ontario. Since 2006 we have been helping our customers in all corners of Canada (and some in the rest of the world as well) to become a little more green: We supply wholesale to solar PV installers and large projects, retail goods to customers that want to do a DIY solar installation, and if you need renewable energy advice, or design services please do not hesitate to contact us, we are here to help you.
More than an online Web store, Solacity has an actual brick-and-mortar storefront (or straw-bale in our case). We have real people too, and you are most welcome to come and visit us to discuss your solar or other renewable energy project!
END-OF-YEAR SUPER SALE! While Supplies Last
Inventory Clearout! Canadian Solar CS6P-260P, 260 Watt, 60-cell poly PV module, silver frame
Inventory Clearout! Fronius IG Plus Advanced 7.5kW solar PV inverter, AFCI 7.5-1 UNI, 4,210,125,800
Inventory Clearout! KACO Blueplanet BP 3.0 TL1 M2 WM OD US39, 3kW, 208/240/277V, PV inverter, Dual-MPPT, AFCI, AC/DC disc.
Inventory Clearout! Solis Ginlong 3.6K-2G-US, 3.6kW grid-tie inverter, AFCI, dual-MPPT, NEMA-4X, 208/240V
Inventory Clearout! Solis Ginlong Wifi monitoring option, DLS-W
Inventory Clearout! Solis Ginlong universal Rapid-Shutdown device, RSD-1G 2:2, 2 strings in 2 string out, works with any grid-tie inverter
Solar panels for a Net-Metering or Ontario MicroFIT system, batteries & charge controllers for an off-grid residence or cottage: We have it all!
Clearance – Specials
Rob’s personal blog with musings, comments, and other thoughts …
Before solar panels became interesting for people that are on the grid, there were only 36-cell ones for charging 12 Volt batteries (and if you had a 24V battery you'd need two panels in series, to make 72 cells). With 36 cells the panel runs at about 18 Volt, and [...]
Cottage owners are faced with a number of choices when it comes to the expensive batteries of their off-grid power system: Take them home and put them on a trickle charger? Leave them at the cottage? If the latter, should they be disconnected? Or not? Batteries are expensive items and [...]
Walking The Walk
Solacity does not just talk-the-talk, we actually walk-the-walk: Come visit our 9,000 square feet super-efficient straw-bale office & warehouse in Kemptville, North Grenville!
Although the previous Solacity SIP Barn served us well, the business had outgrown that space, and in 2013 – 2014 we built our new Kemptville office and warehouse to serve as the future headquarters for Solacity. Sustainable energy is not just a business for us, we’ve been living and breathing renewable energy because we know it’s the right direction to take.
The building is all-electrical, no fossil fuels, with net-zero-plus potential (once the rooftop solar is in place we will produce about twice as much energy as we use, including heating). Some features include, passive solar, day-lighting (natural light) through light-shelves (seen by the position of the awnings). We have strawbale walls with insulation values well beyond the industry standard, geothermal heat-pump with in-floor hydronic heating, passive solar for the office, with triple-pane glazing, and energy-efficient T5-HE lighting. Oh, and what is a sustainable design without a perfect 180 degree azimuth roof, specifically designed for our 100 kW FIT project!