April 5, 2022

Edmonton homeowners can apply for a rebate to be used towards the installation of solar. The program is providing $0.40 per Watt for existing residential units and $0.30 per watt for new homes. The program has a maximum of $4,000 available per dwelling unit. As of this post, the program is already 77% filled. This … Continue reading “Edmonton’s Change Homes For Climate Program”

March 3, 2022

Rising electricity rates are becoming more common in Alberta. If you are not locked in with your rate chances are your bills surprised you this winter. In the last 3 years we have experienced swings from 0.04 to 0.16 cents. That is a 300% range of volatility. (Historical, 2020) Why is this happening? To answer … Continue reading “Rising Alberta Electricity Rates”

February 17, 2022

MCCAC – EV Charging program The government of Canada and the provincial government of Alberta are teaming up to help bring electric vehicle charging stations to your municipality. This program will cover up to 100% of the costs for setting up electric vehicle charging stations on municipal owned land. Imagine your municipality having charging stations … Continue reading “MCCAC – EV Charging program”

February 11, 2022

Introduction Canadian winters are infamously long and dark. For many of us, the search for the sun is never-ending. When summer arrives, I, myself, like to lie in the sun and bask in the warmth like a lizard. However, the sun is helpful for much more than being a lizard. Using solar panels, you can … Continue reading “What is the Sunniest City in Canada?”

February 3, 2022

The study of permaculture is relatively new, yet, it is incredibly vast and growing each year. It would be unrealistic to explain all the specificities of permaculture, so, in this blog, I will only attempt to provide a basic understanding. What Is Permaculture Although there is no definite definition of permaculture, David Holmren first conceived … Continue reading “Understanding Permaculture”

December 14, 2021

Does your business or organization contribute to the creation of jobs and long-term growth of local economies? Or perhaps you foster inclusive recoveries for groups such as Indigenous peoples, women, youth, LGBTQ2, persons with disabilities, or newcomers to Canada… If you answered yes to one of these, you might want to read on. Also Read: … Continue reading “Why You Need to Know About The Jobs And Growth Fund in Western Canada.”

November 30, 2021

Quick Case Study Of Our Client – Fernie Fox Hotel Just recently we began working on a project for one of our clients who owns a Fernie Fox Hotel. Our main goal was to make the hotel self sustainable by installing solar panels which will allow the hotel to produce more renewable energy than it … Continue reading “What You Need to Know About The Tourism Relief Fund”

November 12, 2021

The Federal Greener Homes Initiative is a government incentive created to help reduce carbon emissions made by homes with an investment of $2.6 billion over seven years. Through this, homeowners can qualify for up to $5600 in grants to make their homes more energy-efficient. By making your home more energy-efficient you can effortlessly save money … Continue reading “What’s the Federal Greener Homes Incentive?”

October 29, 2021

Living in a tiny house is an appealing option for many. One of the most significant benefits of living in a tiny house is a lowered consumption of resources, especially electricity. Even in a cold Canadian climate, a tiny house can be completely self-sufficient and off-grid if you build it correctly. This can be accomplished … Continue reading “Off-Grid Solar and Heating Systems For Tiny Houses”

September 30, 2021

When you consider investing in an Electric Vehicle (EV), the first thing that comes to your mind is the range of the vehicle. Since the number of Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations in some areas is limited, most customers are concerned about how long they will be able to travel on one full charge. At … Continue reading “Effects On The Range Of Electric Vehicles In Cold Weather”

September 16, 2021

In August 2020, Dandelion Renewables installed a Municipal Solar Farm in Bon Accord with 1728 x LONGi, 375W bifacial solar modules, and 648kW DC Power Rating. The farm was built to be large enough to produce enough power to make the community a net-zero community. In 10 year’s time, Ken Reil, operations manager for the … Continue reading “Sheep Prove To Be A Tech Lawn Mowing Alternative For Solar Farms”

September 9, 2021

On June 2, 2021, the Government of Canada launched the Smart Renewables and Electrification Pathways Program (SREPs) in order to support the country’s ongoing effort to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. Under the new program, $964 million will be invested over a time period of four years for smart renewable energy and grid modernization projects. … Continue reading “Smart Renewables and Electrification Pathways Program: An Initiative To Help Canada Go Green”