Alberta Indigenous Solar and Community Energy Program

On October 5th, 2016, the Alberta Government launched The Alberta Indigenous Solar Program and Community Energy Program. The programs will provide grants to Alberta Indigenous communities and organizations to support solar energy systems and energy efficiency on facilities owned by communities or organizations of the First Nations people. Alberta Indigenous Solar Program provides funding for

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Growing Forward Solar PV Program is Announced

Growing Forward 2 On-Farm Solar PV program was announced today. The program funding will apply to micro-generation sites, where generated solar power will be used to offset the farm power consumption. The focus of this incentive will be on supporting both the environmentally friendly energy generation and energy efficiency. The level of funding depends on

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Solar Powered Carport

Solar-powered carport could be a great option if a homeowner: needs a shelter for the car, or is concerned with high prices on new garage construction in Alberta, or has limitations from municipal regulations or fire safety considerations, or plans to purchase a plug-in EV in the future. Solar carport will generate for a homeowner

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Capture Price of Solar vs Wind in Alberta

Positive correlation between Alberta hourly pool prices and hourly solar generation results in solar capturing higher prices than an average power pool price. In fact, the power pool naturally observes higher power demands from businesses during a daytime. Also, air conditioning load increases during hot summer days. These are the hours when solar tends to

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Solar for Edmonton Community Leagues

Dandelion Renewables is installing this week solar power systems on 4 community leagues in Edmonton: Rossdale, Riverdale, West Jasper Place and Ritchie. Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues and City of Edmonton contributed last year $110,000 to facilitate installation on seven community leagues and EFCL building as well. Each system will have a web monitor installed

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Growing Forward 2 Program – On-Farm Energy Management

Another exciting Government of Alberta energy efficiency program has just been announced! The Growing Forward 2 program has launched On-Farm Energy Management which covers up to 50% of the cost of investments that improve energy efficiency on Alberta farms. Dandelion Renewables is recognized by the Alberta Agriculture as an approved contractor for this program; we

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Saskpower Net Metering Rebate Program

We are excited to spread the good word about the Saskpower Net Metering Rebate program! Saskpower is paying back 20% of the costs towards the installation of grid-connected environmentally friendly power. This rebate program is available to Saskatchewan residents and is a perfect for anyone who wants to generate some or all of they power

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Paradise Solar: Solar Power in the tropics

Hot Sun + Tropics + Turquoise Ocean Waters + Solar Power = Paradise Solar. While in Samoa, Dandelion Renewables in partnership with locals registered a satellite business under a name Paradise Solar Samoa. Many Western companies approached Samoan government with offers and suggestions, but Paradise Solar seems to be the first company to actually build a

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Solar Installers Forum at Alberta Solar Society

Come to join us for an interesting discussion at Grant MacEwan University – CN Theatre Rm 5-142 on January 23rd, 2013. Dandelion Renewables will present on permit fees for solar power installations across different Alberta municipalities. We will talk about the impact everyone can make to remove barriers for a wide deployment of the solar

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Schletter Pile Driving Technology in Alberta

One of the most cost effective ground mount solution for larger solar power farms is now tested in Alberta grounds. Gayk RAM and Schletter racking were shipped all the way from Tuscon, AZ. With such a great supplies and equipment our installations just fly. Please check out a short video from our first day working

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New Regulations for Renewable Energy in Alberta

What could further facilitate spreading of the renewable energy to the fertile Alberta ground? As a development of new rebates, incentives and regulations for renewable energy is under way in Alberta Energy and City of Edmonton cabinets, we would like to share Dandelion Renewables thoughts on this question: Allow residential, small commercial and farmers to

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