Posts By: Robert Brown

Durham Ontario Solar Job

The Hayter Group installed 40 Hanwha Solar panels on this home in Durham, Ontario. This is a 10 kW system, which is the maximum allowed for the Ontario Government’s microFIT program. This homeowner will likely earn over $90,000 over the life of their 20 year microFIT contract. The system can be still producing power for… Read more »

Top US Companies Investing in Solar

A recent article at reports that the top 25 companies in the U.S. investing in solar projects on their buildings have now deployed 569 MW of capacity at 1,100 locations. That’s enough power for over half a million Ontario homes! There are more than double the number of commercial solar projects since 2012. It’s… Read more »

Sunny September Pays Off

Produce More Power Than You Use: A sunny month like we had in September 2014 produced a nice pay day for homeowners with roof-top solar panels. A Hayter Group customer in Cambridge, Ontario produced 40% more power than they consumed with their 7.5 kW system. The home consumed a total of 617kWh during the month…. Read more »

Heating the Workshop

A few excerpts from our latest blog: “Take a drive around South-Western Ontario to see the fall colours and you’ll also notice a lot of new buildings going up. Farmers are investing in their operations, building new barns, workshops and drive sheds.” “The increase in propane costs has lead to a lot of questions about… Read more »

Broadway Solar Park

The Broadway Solar Park in Alvinston, Ontario was completed by The Hayter Group in 2010. The project is 50 kW, which is 5 times the size of a typical residential roof-top installation. The solar panels are mounted south-facing at a fixed angle on concrete footings. The system is completely maintenance free. Even in the winter… Read more »

Hayter Group Completes Large Scale Solar Project

This project in Orillia, Ontario involved installing over 1,500 solar panels on the roof of Ace Self-Storage. The array is now producing enough clean energy to power over 60 homes. This project was possible through the Ontario Government’s FIT (feed-in-tariff) program. This program approves solar projects on commercial buildings that are greater than 10 kW… Read more »

Adding Solar to your New Home

A few excerpts from our latest blog: "Buying or building a new home is a great time for upgrades you have always wanted. You can often build a little extra into the mortgage for a new kitchen or a bathroom renovation." "Why not consider an option for your new home that will help pay for… Read more »

Plenty of Options for Keeping the Workshop Cozy

Recently Chad Hayter was interviewed by Ontario Farmer magazine about the latest trends for heating barns, workshops and drive sheds. Here are a few excerpts from the article: “A lot of new drive sheds and farm workshops have gone up around the country this summer and after last winter’s spike in propane prices many rural… Read more »

Black Solar Panels – 10kW Job

This job in Windham Centre (near Simcoe, Ontario) features 40 black Hanwha Panels with SolarEdge optimizer and inverters. The black panels allow the home to generate clean energy and income without affecting the aesthetics of the front of the home. To see other solar jobs by The Hayter Group, click here.

Solar Panels – Ingersoll, ON

This installation by The Hayter Group in Ingersoll, Ontario will be generating a steady flow of income for the homeowner over the next 20 years, guaranteed by a Government Contract. This is a 10kW system that features 40 Hanwha Panels along with SolarEdge optimizer and inverters. Notice how we were able to use two different… Read more »