Energy-Efficiency Portfolio

Dandelion Renewables existence started from conducting energy-efficiency studies for residential and commercial customers. From the beginning till now, we have had one or two energy-efficiency projects running at a time that occupy our experienced engineering team. Below is a portfolio of some of our energy-efficiency achievements and projects we have completed over years: · Residential

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Off-grid Solar Power Design Innovations

Off-grid Solar Power Design Innovations

  A heap of off-grid solar power systems were installed in Saskatchewan, Alberta and especially in British Columbia decades ago. They used to be the only solar electric options available before net metering and micro-generation regulations took place. Some of these old systems still operate nowadays and there is a generation of off-grid installers who

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Energy Conservation – Economics

WIND POWER Investments in wind power have the potential to yield double digit returns, assuming proper selection of tower height and turbine at a good site. A good rule of thumb is that at the turbine hub height the average annual wind speed should exceed 5m/s to make the project feasible. SOLAR POWER At current

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Solar Power for Builders

The easiest thing a builder can do to encourage solar is to build new homes as solar ready. Dandelion Renewables has developed a 4 step process to ensure that a new home is truly solar ready. Dandelion Renewables consults with the builder about best practices for a specific home at either the design, or construction

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Solar Power for Schools and Municipalities

All across the globe community owned wind and solar projects are becoming more common. Many different groups benefit from a community project: residents, investors, the municipality, and the project developer. Here at Dandelion Renewables we believe that the time has come for Alberta’s communities to begin investing in these projects to ensure that the benefits

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Solar Power for a Business

While renewable energy continues to be adopted in residential settings, commercial scale renewable projects also have huge potential to help save businesses, building owners, and farmers even more money each year. Commercial renewable energy projects in Alberta have a few advantages that they are able to capitalize on. These include: Economies of Scale – Large

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