Dean Rix – Solar System

Dean Rix – Solar System

Owners: Dean Rix Owner Comments To follow. Project Details Operating Since: Solar Panels: 45 x SILFAB, 330W DC Power Rating: 14.85kW Inverter: 2 x SMA, 6.0kW Solar Production Data: View Dandelion Renewables Projects in a larger map.

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Flach Farms Solar System

Flach Farms Solar System

Owners: Flach Farms Owner Comments Dandelion Renewables was recommended to me by a previous customer and I would agree with him that Dandelion does an excellent solar installation.– Dean Flach Project Details Operating Since: Solar Panels: 28 x Qcells, 340W DC Power Rating: 9.52kW Inverter: 1 x SMA, 7.7kW Solar Production Data: View Dandelion Renewables Projects

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Potato Storage Ventilation Upgrade Pilot Project 2017

Potato Storage Ventilation Upgrade Pilot Project 2017

In 2017, we upgraded a ventilation system at a seed potato storage facility near Gibbons, AB as a pilot project considering the most energy efficient ventilation technologies currently available. The results of the project showed that energy assessments and ventilation upgrades at potato storages in Alberta can reduce fan energy consumption by 70%, improve potato

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New Energy-Efficiency Agri-processing Programs

New Energy-Efficiency Agri-processing Programs

In the spring of 2018, the Alberta government and the Federal government is announcing two new programs for farms and processors energy-efficiency: The Farm Energy and Agri-Processing Program (FEAP) and Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) program. These programs replace the old Growing Forward 1 and 2 programs. As always with everything new, it takes time to understand what

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Solar Gazebo ~ Riverdale Community

Solar Gazebo ~ Riverdale Community

Owners: Riverdale Community League  Owner Comments Dandelion Renewables has great technical expertise but what I appreciated was their willingness to take the time to translate the Solar and Energy Efficiency World into an assessable language. Riverdale appreciated the time spent ensuring our community understood all aspects of our solar gazebo system. Dandelion provided us abundant free education

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E.L Smith Solar Farm  Environmental Considerations

E.L Smith Solar Farm Environmental Considerations

  Epcor’s proposed E.L. Smith solar farm has been making its way into the local news recently. It’s certainly an interesting project and, at first glance, has the public polarized (as seems to be the general trend in society). However, after a more careful review, it seems Epcor is doing its due diligence to insure

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Calgary Residence #1

Calgary Residence #1

Owners: L. Bentley Owner Comments Motivation As a Geoscientist who regularly interacts with climate scientists, I am convinced CO2 and methane emissions are causing climate change and ocean acidification. Run-away global warming and ocean acidification would lead to an environmental, social and economic catastrophe. We feel we must do our part to reduce emissions. How

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Samoa, South Pacific, Battery Based Solar.

Samoa, South Pacific, Battery Based Solar.

Owners: Samoan Highland Retreat Owner Comments “In February 2013 after a quite devastating Cyclone Evan in Samoa, we at Samoan Highland Hideaway were without power for 6 weeks. Thus through our common Edmonton base, I asked Mikhail of Dandelion Renewables to install an off-grid system for us in Samoa. After the last 5 years of

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Solar PV modules recycling

Solar PV modules recycling

One of the questions about solar PV (photovoltaics) that I get asked is “what will be the negative environmental impact of solar PV modules (a.k.a. solar panels) when they’re not being used for power generation anymore?”     This is an important question because: some of the materials in the solar modules (e.g. lead and

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New On-Farm Solar Photovoltaics Program Announced

New On-Farm Solar Photovoltaics Program Announced

Great News! The new On-Farm Solar PV funding program under the Alberta Agriculture and Forestry department has been released and are currently accepting applications. The only program eligibility requirements are that the Customer is a resident of Alberta with a Distribution Rate Class of Farm, Irrigation, Grain Drying or Equivalent. This piece of information is

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Taking back Control through Solar

Taking back Control through Solar

I was at the supermarket the other day, shopping for my weekly groceries, when I strolled into the seafood section. One thing I haven’t bought in a while was a piece of Pacific Salmon. The kind of piece that you cut up into steaks or cook as one large fillet with just the right amount

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John Addison, Roof-Top Solar System

John Addison, Roof-Top Solar System

Owners: John Addison Owner Comments They were the only company of the 5 we got quotes from who took the time to come visit our property. It turned out to be a long process due to delivery issues but we were kept informed. They followed up on issues and made sure deficiencies were caught and

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