An Edmonton startup is turning windows into solar panels using one of the most abundant materials on the planet.
‘Calgary is one of the sunniest cities in Canada so it would be a shame not to tap into our potential’
Calgary’s a land-locked, arid region with a chilly clime — not exactly suited to raising fish or growing leafy greens. But a new sustainable farm is supplying some of the city’s top restaurants by doing just that.
In early November last year, Brookfield Residential opened the doors to the first passive house built by a major Alberta builder.
eleven-x Inc., Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo have reached a partnership to support the groundbreaking evolv1 initiative, Canada’s first building to earn the Zero Carbon Building – Design certification.
The provincial government has announced another significant investment in solar energy in southern Alberta.
After Harley Davidson showcased their company’s first all-electric motorcycle at CES 2019, it became clear the electric vehicle revolution was making its way to the motorcycle market, something that Ducati confirms by announcing that the company was nearing production of their first all-electric motorcycle.
Lethbridge is the first of at least 20 communities that will benefit from a new network of electric vehicle charging stations across southern Alberta.
LED, also known as light-emitting diode, is an energy-efficient source of lighting that is rapidly growing in popularity in not only the workplace, but in homes as well. According to Energy.gov, “widespread use of LED lighting has the greatest potential impact on energy savings in the United States. By 2027, widespread use of LEDs could save about 348 TWh (compared to no LED use) of electricity: This is the equivalent annual electrical output of 44 large electric power plants (1000 megawatts each), and a total savings of more than $30 billion at today’s electricity prices.”
If you’re committed to living a greener lifestyle and want to save money on energy costs, consider the benefits of installing solar panels to generate energy through a renewable resource.
Before going all out, here are six things you need to consider before you get solar panels for your home or other property.