6 Reasons Why You Should Go Solar

Renewable energy sources make up just under 19% of Canada’s total primary energy supply. Solar photovoltaic energy, or solar power, is one of the fastest growing sources of electricity in the country. Here, we outline some of the specific benefits associated with switching to solar power: 1.Cuts Costs The initial cost of a solar PV...
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How to Use Renewable in Your (Small) Apartment

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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How Photovoltaics Work

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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7 Ways To Reduce Your Electricity Bill

7 Ways To Reduce Your Electricity Bill In It To Win It? Go Solar! The best way to reduce or eliminate your electricity bill is to install solar panels on your home. Great sunlight, shorter payback periods, aesthetically pleasing panels and a 30% rebate from the government all make solar a popular choice in Alberta....
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What Does the Paris Agreement Mean for Solar Energy?

Even though the United Nations Paris Agreement is a profoundly positive step toward combating rapid climate change on a global scale, it continues to find its way into the news for the controversies that surround it. The most recent headline came from President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the agreement, which has been lambasted by environmentalists,...
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Own a Farm in Alberta? Switch to Solar and Start Saving

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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How Renewable Energy is Affecting the Value of Real Estate

How Renewable Energy is Affecting the Value of Real Estate

As the economics behind solar energy is improved year after year, more people are making the switch to renewable energy in favour of the environment and their bank accounts. While it is a common belief that solar panels are a good investment only if there are no plans to move in the short term, Albertans...
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Why More Albertans Should Switch to Solar Energy This Year

The future of solar energy is now. No longer is it a pipe dream of environmental activists, scientists or engineers. Switching to solar power is an economic and ecological choice that many residents and businesses are making in order to stave off rising energy costs and reduce their building’s footprint. While many Albertans are investing...
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Solar Energy Systems for Your Home

Own your energy, don’t rent it.

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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