General Solar Knowledge

What you need to know about solar power and the solar industry


The latest solar power news from around the energy industry.


Environmental, financial, and social impacts of solar power and energy technologies on our lives

General Solar Knowledge

What you need to know about solar power and the solar industry

Complete Guide to Installing Solar Panels in BC

The cost of solar panels, how to get started with solar, economics of solar energy, effects of snow and hail and everything else you want to know about installing solar on your home or business.

November 6, 2020

Wind and Solar Energy Potential in Canada and the World

Solar and Wind energy potential comparison in Canada and the world. Detailed renewable energy resource maps.

May 11, 2020

Information and Cost of Solar Panels in Saskatchewan

Cost, ROI and information on solar panels in Saskatchewan.

January 31, 2020

When Will 100% of Electricity come from Renewable Energy?

Ever wondered how much renewable energy it would take to power all of Canada? We have too...


March 9, 2018

The Complete Guide to Installing Solar Panels in Alberta

From selecting a company to flipping the switch and everything in between, this is all you need to know about installing solar power on your home/business

How Much Solar Energy is Required to Power Alberta?

Ever wondered how much solar energy is required to power Alberta? It's not as much as you might think.

9 Busted Solar Myths You Need to Know

We busted all the common myths on solar power, including snow coverage, emissions generation, capacity growth, intermittency and more

General Solar Knowledge

February 22, 2017

The Positive and Negative Environmental Impacts of Solar Panels

Are solar panels as green as you think? There are good and bad environmental impacts of solar power...

Solar Rebate: Alberta Municipal Solar Program (AMSP)

Everything you need to know about the Alberta Municipal Solar Program (AMSP)

General Solar Knowledge

February 8, 2017

Solar Glossary

A glossary of terms and definitions relating to solar power systems.

General Solar Knowledge

September 21, 2016

Growing Forward 2 - Farm Solar Incentive

Details regarding the Growing Forward 2 Solar Incentive Program for Alberta Farms.

Off Grid Solar Power Battery Maintenance

Procedures and advice for maintaining your batteries and off-grid solar energy system.

Grants, Rebates and Incentives for Solar Panels

All you need to know about rebates and incentives for solar panels in Alberta and Canada

Online Monitoring for Solar

Monitor your solar power system online and on your phone.

Solar Panels vs Hail

How do solar panels stand up to hail?

Solar Panels in Winter

How do solar panels fare in our harsh Canadian winters? Not as bad as you might think.