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$40,000 Canada Greener Homes Loan

Details on the new interest-free loan for solar panels & energy efficiency - the Canada Greener Homes Loan.

News

November 8, 2022

Installing Solar Power Systems and Solar Panels in Kamloops

Kamloops' top solar neighbourhoods, cost of solar panels, how solar works and more specifically for Thompson-Nicola region.

General Solar Knowledge

May 16, 2022

Canada Greener Homes Grant

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

News

February 14, 2022

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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Shining the light on Winnifred Stewart

Shining the light on Winnifred Stewart

We partnered with Real Talk by Ryan Jespersen to gift one winner 30 years of clean energy: Winnifred Stewart, a local Edmonton non-profit!

News
$40,000 Canada Greener Homes Loan

$40,000 Canada Greener Homes Loan

Details on the new interest-free loan for solar panels & energy efficiency - the Canada Greener Homes Loan.

News
Installing Solar Power Systems and Solar Panels in Kamloops

Installing Solar Power Systems and Solar Panels in Kamloops

Kamloops' top solar neighbourhoods, cost of solar panels, how solar works and more specifically for Thompson-Nicola region.

General Solar Knowledge
Canada Greener Homes Grant

Canada Greener Homes Grant

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

News
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
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.

General Solar Knowledge
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.

Lifestyle
Edmonton EV Charger Rebate

Edmonton EV Charger Rebate

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

News
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.

General Solar Knowledge
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
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.

General Solar Knowledge
Federal Tax Incentive for Commercial Solar Power

Federal Tax Incentive for Commercial Solar Power

Going solar just helped your businesses bottom line...

News
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!

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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

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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
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
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
Solar Power Advantages and Disadvantages

Solar Power Advantages and Disadvantages

The pros and cons of installing solar panels.

Lifestyle
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
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
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
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
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
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.

Lifestyle
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
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.

Lifestyle
Solar Glossary

Solar Glossary

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

General Solar Knowledge
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
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
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
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
Online Monitoring for Solar

Online Monitoring for Solar

Monitor your solar power system online and on your phone.

Lifestyle
Solar Panels vs Hail

Solar Panels vs Hail

How do solar panels stand up to hail?

Lifestyle
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

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