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

What is the Efficiency of Solar Power?

There is no perfect source of renewable energy. Solar power, biofuel, biomass, geothermal, hydropower, tidal power, wave power, and wind power each have minimal drawbacks, but the fact is solar power is the most productive and beneficial in the long term in comparison to other renewable and finite energies. Solar has the advantage of being...
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Are You Ready to Switch to Renewable Solar Energy?

Enova Energy maintains that solar energy is practical and ideal for everyone, whether you live on a farm or downtown Edmonton. Not only is solar power energy efficient and cost effective, it also adds value to your home and helps reduce your carbon footprint.   Are you thinking of the future and wondering if solar...
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Solar Panels in Winter: Do They Work?

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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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Solar Power

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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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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