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Solar PV

Do you own a farm in Alberta? If you’re contemplating switching to renewable energy to offset the cost of production, to save money, and to own your own energy, consider switching to solar energy. Since 2005, photovoltaic systems have become 80% more efficient and 80% less expensive. There has never been a better time than...
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Many homeowners believe that energy can only be harvested from the sun during summer. Fortunately, this is a myth. Winter turns out to be a great season for solar energy and can, in some instances, reel in more energy than the hotter months. Today, we’ll set the facts straight on using solar panels during winter....
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Although we rarely look at the sun, its presence can be felt everywhere. You might feel it on the back of your head as you walk down the street, see it reflecting off the leaves of the plants in your home, or harness its power to charge your phone or laptop. Photovoltaic energy, or solar...
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City-dwellers living in shoebox-sized apartments might think that using solar power is impossible, or it simply doesn’t apply to their lifestyle. Thankfully, this is incorrect. Although on a smaller scale, there are ample ways people can use renewable energy despite living in a big city—both inside and outside of their units. Here are a few...
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You may have heard a lot about renewable energy in the news lately, including solar panels and photovoltaic (PV) systems. The media has done a great job of making more and more people aware of the existence of solar panels as an affordable source of renewable energy. But short segments, no matter how well-researched, often...
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Do you own a farm in Alberta? If you’re contemplating switching to renewable energy to offset the cost of production, to save money, and to own your own energy, consider switching to solar energy. Since 2005, photovoltaic systems have become 80% more efficient and 80% less expensive. There has never been a better time than...
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Solar Energy Systems for Your Home
Let’s think of the energy your home uses and compare it to your car. First think about your energy, let’s focus on electricity as it is straightforward to understand. Right now, you pay a monthly utility bill- the average Albertan uses 700 kWh of electricity per month. You don’t own and you’re never going to...
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