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Detailed information and articles on solar energy systems

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The latest solar power news from around the energy industry.

Lifestyle

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

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Solar Financing in Alberta
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Solar Financing in Alberta

What is PACE and how can it help you install solar power?

News

April 27, 2018

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

August 13, 2017

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 16, 2017

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

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.

Alberta Residential and Commercial Solar Power Rebate
Alberta Residential and Commercial Solar Power Rebate

Everything you need to know about the residential and commercial solar power program including eligibility, rebate amounts, application dates and more.

News

February 27, 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...

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.

Lifestyle

January 31, 2017

The Cost of Solar Panels
The Cost of Solar Panels

What you need to know about the cost of solar panels in Alberta. Long-term economics, job cost breakdown, payback period, LCOE and more.

Lifestyle

January 23, 2017

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.

NewsLifestyle

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.

NewsLifestyle

January 2, 2017

Alberta Indigenous Solar Program
Alberta Indigenous Solar Program

Solar power rebate for indigenous communities. What you need to know and how to get started.

News

October 6, 2016

Solar Glossary
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
Growing Forward 2 - Farm Solar Incentive

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

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.

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

Solar Ready Homes
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.

Online Monitoring for Solar
Online Monitoring for Solar

Monitor your solar power system online and on your phone.

Solar Panels vs Hail
Solar Panels vs Hail

How do solar panels stand up to hail?

Solar Panels in Winter
Solar Panels in Winter

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

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