Premier Jason Kenney may not scrap all of the energy efficiency programs currently funded by Alberta’s carbon tax, though the UCP government remains uninterested in “subsidizing the installation of shower heads and lightbulbs.”
If the electric vehicle revolution is coming, the City of Calgary plans to help usher it in with infrastructure and moral support.
To bring electricity to regions that are inaccessible to centralized power, battery-based microgrid systems powered by solar, wind and hybrid renewable energy sources, are successfully providing reliable electricity where grid expansion is not an option.
A 70-acre solar farm will be built in the town of Innisfail. Town council approved a contract this week with Innisfail Solar Corp to construct the 15-20 megawatt farm just north of the Innisfail Golf Club. Continue reading “Innisfail Moves Forward with Solar Farm”
Ageing electrical grids are making being on the grid a lot tougher. Solar power could be the solution.