Choosing the Right Battery for Backup Power or Off-Grid Applications in Canada

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If you live in Western Canada, there are several different reasons why you might want to add on-site storage to an existing home or business: Grid-Tied Backup PowerYou can combine battery storage with grid electricity to ensure a steady supply of reliable, uninterrupted power. This approach is often used by data centers, military installations, and […]

Introducing the Alberta Solar Rebate Program for Businesses

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Most business owners are continually looking for ways to grow profits by cutting costs or increasing sales. And going solar has the potential to do both. With photovoltaic (PV) panels installed on your commercial property, you can: Generate your own clean power from free sunshine. This is cheaper than buying grid electricity from your utility provider. It’s […]

What Are the Best Solar Panels in Canada?

The basic physics behind how solar power works is roughly the same across all competing photovoltaic (PV) panels. The chemical composition might change from one technology to another. But at their core, PV panels simply convert free sunshine into clean electricity. This explains why some treat solar as a commodity. And in the short-term, it often is. […]

Is Solar Power Truly Sustainable (or Is It Just Hype)?

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There are many benefits of solar power – from lower bills to increased energy independence. But environmental protection is increasingly becoming a primary driver for new photovoltaic (PV) installations as well. This is especially true now that the effects of climate change are becoming harder to ignore, with: Superstorms in the Gulf of Mexico that […]