Bullfrog Power, a Spark Power company, is pleased to announce the completion of the rooftop solar installation on Prospect Human Services’ office building in Calgary. Partnering with Prospect Human Services and Virtuoso Energy, Bullfrog helped fund this innovative sustainability project. The solar installation will supply 66.24 kW of energy, or 76,117 kWh, with 80% of the energy being consumed onsite.Continue reading “Prospect Human Services installs rooftop solar panels with help from Bullfrog Power & Virtuoso Energy”
It won’t be long until the Town is reaping the benefits of its new solar panels.Continue reading “Town of Okotoks Buildings to see Solar Energy Benefits”
WARREN, Mich. — Over the last three months, Tesla’s stock price has more than doubled, adding tens of billions of dollars in market value, as investors have concluded that the company is poised to lead the auto industry’s transition to battery-powered vehicles.Continue reading “G.M. Lays Out Ambitions for Electric-Vehicle Lineup to Rival Tesla”
A Calgary grocer is ready to pull the plug on single-use plastic bags in the new year.Continue reading “Calgary Co-op eliminating single-use plastic bags”
Two major B.C.-based retailers are shutting their doors on Friday in support of climate strikes scheduled across Canada.
Alberta’s oil-based economy needs to prepare itself for a looming consumer shift to electric vehicles, a Calgary crowd heard Tuesday. Continue reading “Shift to electric vehicles in Alberta is ‘inevitable’”
The market triumph of renewable energy marks the biggest victory yet in the fight against global warming. Solar and wind are proliferating not because of moral do-gooders but because they’re now the most profitable part of the power business in most of the world. An industry that once relied on heavy subsidies and was propped up by government mandates is now increasingly standing on its own.
A Calgary-based company has received regulatory approval to build a massive solar farm, the largest facility of its type in Canada, in southern Alberta.
Want to drive to Quebec City from St. John’s, and drop into Prince Edward Island along the way for only $30? Continue reading “Driving 3,250 km for only $30, in an electric vehicle”
Canmore is piloting a one-year composting program, and while some locals are surprised it took so long, the town explains it had to consider cost and limiting wildlife attractants before moving forward. Continue reading “Canmore finally gets composting program”