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Canada Greener Homes Grant

Details on the New Federal Energy Efficiency/Solar Rebate Program, the Canada Greener Homes Grant

May 31, 2021

Clean Energy Improvement Program (CEIP aka PACE)

Details on the CEIP Program, also referred to as Property Assessed Clean Energy or PACE.

News

April 13, 2021

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.

April 4, 2021

Edmonton Solar Power Rebate

Learn about the City of Edmonton's new municipal solar power rebate for homeowners wanting to install solar panels, updated for 2019!

News

February 27, 2021

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Canada Greener Homes Grant

Canada Greener Homes Grant

Details on the New Federal Energy Efficiency/Solar Rebate Program, the Canada Greener Homes Grant

May 31, 2021

Clean Energy Improvement Program (CEIP aka PACE)

Clean Energy Improvement Program (CEIP aka PACE)

Details on the CEIP Program, also referred to as Property Assessed Clean Energy or PACE.

News

April 13, 2021

Complete Guide to Installing Solar Panels in BC

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.

April 4, 2021

BIPV and Architectural Solar Panel Applications

BIPV and Architectural Solar Panel Applications

Explore the capabilities and latest architectural solar panel technology and building integrated solar photovoltaic (BIPV) systems.

July 9, 2020

Edmonton EV Charger Rebate

Edmonton EV Charger Rebate

New City of Edmonton Rebates for EV Chargers and E-Bikes (ECEB)

June 3, 2020

Wind and Solar Energy Potential in Canada and the World

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

Complete Guide to Tesla Powerwall in Canada

Complete Guide to Tesla Powerwall in Canada

Tesla Powerwall in Canada - Cost, Capacity and Information You Need.

Lifestyle

December 8, 2021

Information and Cost of Solar Panels in Saskatchewan

Information and Cost of Solar Panels in Saskatchewan

Cost, ROI and information on solar panels in Saskatchewan.

April 18, 2020

Federal Tax Incentive for Commercial Solar Power

Federal Tax Incentive for Commercial Solar Power

Going solar just helped your businesses bottom line...

News

November 28, 2018

Edmonton Solar Power Rebate

Edmonton Solar Power Rebate

Learn about the City of Edmonton's new municipal solar power rebate for homeowners wanting to install solar panels, updated for 2019!

News

February 27, 2021

The Price of Electricity is Going Up

The Price of Electricity is Going Up

The price of electricity has fluctuated in a 500% range over the past 20 years. Where is it going from here?

Lifestyle

April 18, 2018

These Innovative First Nations are Solar Energy Leaders

These Innovative First Nations are Solar Energy Leaders

Indigenous communities and organizations are leading the charge in renewable energy growth.

News

April 9, 2018

Solar Power System Ownership - Do's, Don'ts and Useful Tips

Solar Power System Ownership - Do's, Don'ts and Useful Tips

How to operate, maintain and care for your system over the next 25+ years

Lifestyle

March 28, 2018

When Will 100% of Electricity come from Renewable Energy?

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...

Lifestyle

March 9, 2018

How to Profit from the Carbon Tax

How to Profit from the Carbon Tax

An in-depth analysis on how to use the carbon levy to your advantage by investing in your home

Lifestyle

January 8, 2018

You Can Now Buy Solar Panels with Bitcoin

You Can Now Buy Solar Panels with Bitcoin

Use Bitcoin to buy solar power systems in Canada!

News

January 2, 2018

The First Tesla Powerwall2's in Alberta!

The First Tesla Powerwall2's in Alberta!

Kuby Energy has completed the first Tesla Powerwall2 Installations in Alberta

News

April 13, 2020

Tesla's Solar Roof in Alberta: What You Need to Know

Tesla's Solar Roof in Alberta: What You Need to Know

The latest product, pricing, and installation timelines for Tesla’s new solar roof shingles in Alberta and Canada.

Lifestyle

May 29, 2018

The Complete Guide to Installing Solar Panels in Alberta

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

General Solar Knowledge

May 22, 2020

2/3 of Canada is Now Powered by Renewable Energy

2/3 of Canada is Now Powered by Renewable Energy

Hydro, Wind, Biomass and Solar Energy are paving Canada’s clean energy future.

News

May 5, 2017

Solar Power Advantages and Disadvantages

Solar Power Advantages and Disadvantages

The pros and cons of installing solar panels.

Lifestyle

May 2, 2017

How Much Solar Energy is Required to Power Alberta?

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.

General Solar Knowledge

March 8, 2017

9 Busted Solar Myths You Need to Know

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

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...

General Solar Knowledge

May 4, 2020

Solar Rebate: Alberta Municipal Solar Program (AMSP)

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

Understanding the Fundamentals of Your Energy Bill

Understanding the Fundamentals of Your Energy Bill

Learn the basics of your power bill from energy charges to delivery charges and all the fees that go with them and how solar power will reduce your bill.

March 25, 2021

The Cost of Solar Panels

The Cost of Solar Panels

What you need to know about the cost of solar panels in Alberta, BC, Saskatchewan, and NWT. Solar power system long-term economics, job cost breakdown, payback period, LCOE and more.

July 6, 2020

Infographic: Alberta's Emissions and the Need for Solar

Infographic: Alberta's Emissions and the Need for Solar

Alberta's emissions by Fuel Type, and Sector and Solar energy's role in Alberta.

Lifestyle

January 17, 2017

45 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Tax

45 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Tax

Simple tricks and tips on how to lower your carbon tax from driving methods to home lifestyle.

February 14, 2017

Solar Glossary

Solar Glossary

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

General Solar Knowledge

April 27, 2017

Growing Forward 2 - Farm Solar Incentive

Growing Forward 2 - Farm Solar Incentive

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

General Solar Knowledge

August 5, 2019

Off Grid Solar Power Battery Maintenance

Off Grid Solar Power Battery Maintenance

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

General Solar Knowledge

December 18, 2016

Grants, Rebates and Incentives for Solar Panels

Grants, Rebates and Incentives for Solar Panels

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

General Solar Knowledge

May 31, 2021

How to Design Solar Ready Homes

How to Design Solar Ready Homes

Learn what goes into making a home solar-ready, what a solar rough-in is and the ideal home design for solar panels.

General Solar Knowledge

April 4, 2021

Online Monitoring for Solar

Online Monitoring for Solar

Monitor your solar power system online and on your phone.

Lifestyle

January 20, 2018

Solar Panels vs Hail

Solar Panels vs Hail

How do solar panels stand up to hail?

Lifestyle

November 20, 2019

Solar Panels in Winter

Solar Panels in Winter

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

Lifestyle

November 20, 2019

String Inverters, Micro Inverters and DC Optimizers

String Inverters, Micro Inverters and DC Optimizers

Which inverter system is right for me?

Lifestyle

November 20, 2019

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