Oasis Montana Inc.
Residential Solar Electricity and
It is most assuredly winter in western Montana. With heavy mountain and valley snows, the skiers are in ecstasy and we hope for a good lasting snowpack to fill our aquifers and reservoirs, and to help prevent summer wildfires.
Sometimes when there's less than three inches of snow on the solar modules and it's sunny, you'll still get perhaps 25 - 30% of their output; some light does get through the snow. But when you get a lot of snow, you certainly don't get a lot of solar power.
The solar federal tax credits are not set to expire until the end of 2020, and we do have some folks finishing up their purchases now to get it on this year's taxes. If you have any questions about a solar power project, do not hesitate to give us a call!
We are also happy to see the ITC extension of the solar tax credit -- keeping our industry and clean energy on a upward trend. If you are thinking of a solar project for your home or business, please do not hesitate to give us a call. We have tons of helpful information on our site worth browsing through, but if you are in a hurry and know exactly what you are looking for you can search our site here:
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Water Purification System
-- GenPro introduces its X-series, providing microbiologically safe
drinking water, and its SW-series for desalination. From small
suitcase filtration systems to large scale reverse osmosis water
purification systems and desalinization systems, GenPro has the
expertise and products to assist you with your requirements.
Load Evaluation Form -- This form can simplify adding up your electrical loads.
Insolation Map & Example Systems -- Once you've come up with the total watt-hours per day you need, you can get an idea of costs, necessary components and power output, based on your location in the U.S., by looking through these systems. Systems range from a one-panel system up to a 10,000 watt-hour per day system.
Alternate Energy Component Overview -- You can find basic information about solar power and the components of renewable energy electric power systems for solar modules, wind generators, inverters, batteries, etc.
Solar panel Prices & more -- WOW! What a selection, and what great pricing! We do our best to meet or beat the competition's pricing, so let us know what you seek.
Efficient Refrigeration -- Information is provided about energy efficient units, propane units, costs and options. Ever wonder why we want you to get rid of your old energy hog? --click here to find out!
Dometic (Servel) Propane LP Refrigerators -- These well-built, dependable units keep your foods COLD without electricity. We offer several types of LP refrigerators and freezers to meet our customer's needs, from cabin-sized to full-sized units for your family.
Crystal Cold Propane LP Refrigerators -- These units are the biggest and most gas efficient units made in America; built by the Amish for the Amish, who usually have large families and demand high performance. These heavy duty refrigerators are designed to give decades of service.
Blizzard LP Freezers -- Upright propane freezers made by the Amish in the Midwest -- 15 and 22 cu. ft. capacities available.
Peerless LP / Natural Gas Kitchen Ranges -- A variety of sizes, models, and options are available in these high quality natural gas or propane kitchen stoves, in 20", 24", 30" and 36" wide units. NEW units now available in stainless steel.
Troubleshooting your LP Refrigerator -- Problem? You may be able to avoid an unnecessary service call with some DIY tips.
Vestfrost (Conserv) AC Refrigerator/Freezer -- The tall slender Vestfrost refrigerators (made in Denmark) were discontinued early last year; however, there are other efficient, quiet Euro models available if you seek a very similar refrigerator.
Fuel Generators -- Information about fuel and back-up generators and what to look for in a "Gen-Verter" system.
Solar Water Pumping -- The basics of solar water pumping systems are offered here. Whether for stock watering or for your remote cabin, we can design a pump system to suit your needs.
DC Sub Pump Info -- The simplest way to get water from the sun. Works great down to 220+ feet--you need a 4" casing or bigger.
Contact Us/How To Order -- If there's a component you need and can't find, let us know; if we can't come up with it, we may be able to refer you to a supplier who can. And, let us know your thoughts and comments! We'd like to hear from you! We accept Visa and Mastercard for your convenience; money orders, bank transfers, and personal checks are fine. For our international customers, we accept bank transfers only.
Battery-less, grid-tie, solar electric power inverters -- These inverters offer the easiest and least expensive way to Go Green and install a solar electric power system that will reduce or eliminate your monthly power bill.
Magnum Energy inverters/controllers -- Magnum Energy specializes in battery-based inverters, and we are proud to offer their products for our off-grid customers.
Outback Power Systems -- Clever electric power inverter combiner boxes make it a snap to install.
Xantrex Sinewave Series Inverters from Schneider Electric -- This revolutionary inverter is the one making the utilities cry "Uncle!"! Pure sine-wave power, grid-interactive capability, high surge capacity, low idle current and varied programmability make it one of THE most desired components for on-grid interaction as well as remote applications.
Solar Modules Specs -- We have more modules than we can list, so if you don't find the one you seek here, drop us a line or give us a call. Offerings include Kyocera, Sharp, BP Solar (formerly Solarex), Zomeworks, and more.
Regulators and Controllers -- New technologies are getting the most out of your solar modules, while preventing battery overcharge. Product line includes Xantrex, Morningstar, Heliotrope, Specialty Concepts and more.
Mount Structures and Trackers -- Whether you need a flush mount for your RV or a 10 module tracker for your remote home, we can find the right mount for your project's solar panels.
Wind Generators -- While very site specific, wind generation can be a valuable addition to the battery charging scheme, or even as a source of primary power. Click here for information about residential wind power.
Bergey Wind Generators -- Power your home with a reliable, heavy duty Bergey wind turbine. Five year warranty, high power output. 1K to 10K units available.
Batteries -- The heart of a remote off-grid power system. Several brands are offered and basic maintenance information is listed.
Solar Fence Charger and Solar Fire Ant Eliminator -- Dependable solar products you can rely on for livestock fencing and insect control.
RV or Marine Solar Electric Power Systems -- Solar electric power is SO easy to add to your RV or boat--it's already set up for 12V power. These systems will also work great on your remote cabin's roof.
Composting toilets -- We are now offering a line of Sun-Mar composting toilets, from ones that use no electricity or water and are self containing to those that use a little water and some electricity and utilize a centralized composting bin that can accept multiple toilets.
Related Renewable Energy Links--Information about solar incentives, financing renewable energy power projects, energy information newsletters to subscribe to, solar power info, data on EVs, efficient appliances, healthy and low energy home-building, surplus products and more are a few of our links, just a click away!
Used & surplus bulletin board -- FREE LISTING here for the alternate energy goods you may want to sell; or, if you're looking for a bargain, CHECK IT OUT! Please, no commercial listings. Goods include solar panels, wind generators, energy efficient appliances, etc.
Straw House Market - Helena, MT
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System sizing, wind and gas generators, solar modules, wire size, DC vs. AC, batteries and charging, efficient appliances are just some topics covered in the information we send you. If you have a particular interest (inverters, modules, efficient refrigeration, propane appliances, etc.) let us know! Please call 406-777-4321 or 4309 local line, or 877-627-4768 toll-free, 406-777-0830 fax, or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org to order this information.
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about your alternate energy project.
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