Plan Your 2024 Solar Project Here!

2023 Solar Guide
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We’re publishing guides to help you make informed decisions. Solar modules, inverters, batteries, controllers, & more.
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2024 is sure to be another busy year for solar. Folks are choosing to generate their own electricity for their home, cabin, boat, RV, or backpacking adventure – it’s easy, reliable, and silent. We do what we can to support everone by providing the best equipment and experienced advice.

Grid-tied systems that reduce folks’ energy bills and reliance on their utility continue to be very popular. As utility rates rise, and they will, every kWh you generate becomes more valuable. What other investment in your home pays for itself? It’s an inflation-beater!

Looking for Back-Up Power Options?
It’s time to get your back-up system ready for crazy weather and power outages this fall & winter. Even just a little energy independence goes a long way.
Find some equipment ideas here

Modern Outpost is your Canadian Solar Equipment Store

Get what you need without crossing the border or funding ego-shaped rockets. Shop our vast array of solar equipment from almost every major manufacturer in the industry. If we don’t have it, we can get it.

Check out our “Solar Panels Canada” page, and our Buying Guides for help in navigating the myriad of options available to you. 100+ models of solar module, dozens of charge controllers, batteries, and inverters, means you can find the best options for your project at Modern Outpost.

If you would like pricing & availability on a specific item, but don’t see it posted on this site, send us a note. We can likely get it… just not keeping-up with website postings!

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Request your Site Assessment 
& see what’s possible.

Modern Outpost Residential Systems

Solar in the city?
Absolutely. Because…
It’s easy to do.
It’s cheaper than other renos.
It’s greener than other renos.
It’s built to work silently for decades.
It’s an increase in home market value.
It’s the home improvement that pays you back.

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New all-black modules from JA Solar have been very popular, while the top-of-the-line REC Solar’s 410 Alpha Pure-R are now available for homes that want the best. REC’s strength & shade mitigation is unmatched & therefore the popular choice for van conversions, RVs, & marine systems. Powerfilm has been the overwhelming choice for portable applications, while everyone with a HAM radio system wants Bioenno LFP batteries with Voltaic packable modules.
Supply Chain Recovery: Batteries and inverters have recovered from their supply chain issues during COVID, and many new models are coming online in the next few months.

REC Continues to wow
Higher yields – especially in partial shade. Strongest build. Strongest warranty.
Goal Zero Releases New Yeti Portable Lithium
New Yeti power packs & Boulder solar panels lead the way.
Emergency Power Back-Up
We’re fielding lots of questions. Here are some answers.

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Proudly Serving…

Home, Cottage, & Cabin Owners – RV’ers & Boaters – Tiny Home Owners – Thousands of kayakers, trekkers, hikers, bikers, photographers, & videographers – Environment Canada – Parks Canada – Canadian Forces – Fisheries & Oceans Canada – Provincial Ministries – Canadian Universities & Colleges

Our Line Card…

One day we might have it all posted! In the meantime, we can source equipment from all the following manufacturers. Let us know what you need for your project.

Solar Modules for Residential Grid-Tie & Off-Grid Projects
Hanwha Q.Cells :: Trina :: REC Solar :: Lumos :: Solaria :: Jinko Solar :: Longi :: Canadian Solar ::

Silfab :: JA Solar :: Aptos :: Mission Solar :: Axitec :: SEG Solar :: Heliene :: 
SolarFlex / Go Power! :: Goal Zero :: Dasol :: Powerfilm ::

Portable Solar
Goal Zero :: Voltaic Systems :: Power Traveller :: Powerfilm Solar ::  Bioenno :: Powerwerx ::
Ansmann :: Maha Energy :: Go Power!

Enphase :: APSystems :: Hoymiles :: SMA :: SolarEdge :: Fronius :: Sol-Ark :: Delta :: Yaskawa :: 

Outback Power :: Schneider :: Generac/Pika :: SimpliPHI/Briggs & Stratton :: Sonnen ::
Samlex :: Magnum ::
Go Power! :: Victron :: Tigo :: Kisae :: Kaco ::

Charge Controllers & Battery Chargers
Midnite Solar :: Morningstar :: Magnum Dimensions :: Outback Power :: Schneider :: Blue Sky Energy :: Victron ::
Samlex/Steca :: Xantrex :: Eco Energy :: Genasun :: Go Power! :: Atkinson :: EPEver :: Phocos :: 
Iota :: Marinco :: Hybrid Power :: Sterling :: Bioenno :: Lynac

EV Chargers
ChargePoint :: Eaton :: eMotorWerks :: Leviton :: SolarEdge

Discover :: Sonnen :: Enphase :: Blue Planet :: Pika/Generac ::
LG Chem ::
Simpliphi :: Lynac :: Fortress :: RELiON :: HUB Power :: Go Power :: Hybrid Power :: CanBat :: Bioenno ::
Surrette/Rolls :: Trojan Battery :: MagnaCharge :: MK / Deka :: Outback :: Solar-One / HuP :: East Penn :: Crown :: Aquion Battery :: Green Rock/AIB

Ironridge :: Unirac :: Snap-n-Rack :: Kinetic :: FastRack :: Pro Solar ::

DPW Solar:: Aerocompact :: Ecolibrium :: OpSun :: Atlas :: Schletter ::
ZomeWorks :: BenjMech :: Array Technologies :: Tamarack :: MT Solar :: Deger Energie :: 

Quick Mount :: EcoFasten :: S5! :: EJOT :: RoofTech :: Oatey :: Chemlink
Solar Rackworks :: Noco

Grundfos ::  

Satco :: Nuvo :: Stanpro :: Lotus LED :: LiteLine :: GE Lighting
BrightSource :: Hella :: Grote :: Sea Dog :: Dr.LED :: Luminair :: Jabsco :: Phillips

Goal Zero :: Voltaic :: Generic

Snap-Fan :: Sundanzer :: Dometic :: Norcold :: Goal Zero

Wiring, Monitoring, & BOS
Midnite :: Outback :: SolaDeck :: Square D :: Wiley :: Schneider Electric :: Blue Sea Systems :: Marinco :: ProMariner :: Pico :: Eaton :: Hubell :: Cole Hersee :: Cooper Bussman :: Amphenol :: Multi Contact (MC4) :: Southwire :: Cobra Wire :: Ancor :: Heyco :: Hellermann Tyton :: LittleFuse :: Mersen :: Ferraz Shawmut :: Carlon :: Burndy
Neurio :: Bogart :: Deck Monitoring :: eGauge :: Locus Energy :: Itron

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Don’t worry we have it.
Plus notebooks, loose leaf, waterproof pens, & more. All stocked in Canada.
Canada’s most complete line of Rite In The Rain all-weather writing supplies.


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