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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Drayton Valley, Alberta Residence

Drayton Valley, Alberta Residence

Owners: Off the Wall Construction & Renovations Inc. Owner Comments Thanks Mikhail I will definitely be involved with any promotions of our complimentary products. Thanks for the very professional service and installation. Project Details Operating Since: 2017-11-24 Solar Panels: 26x QCELLS, 340W DC Power Rating: 8.84kW, Solar Grid Tied System Inverter: 1x SMA , SB7.7-US The owner

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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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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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Ashton residence in Minburn County, Alberta

Ashton residence in Minburn County, Alberta

Owners: Diana and Wayne Owner Comments We are so happy with the job Dandelion Renewables have done with our Photovoltaic system. Beginning with our initial meeting, the site evaluation, planning, installation, and post evaluation; Dandelion Renewables have been a pleasure to work with. Everything that they said would be done was done on time and on

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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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St Albert, Alberta Joris residence

St Albert, Alberta Joris residence

Owners: Arne and Marcie Joris Owner Comments Our 5.1 kW system produces almost 50% of our electricity needs. It is great in the summer when we want to run the air conditioning! The egauge system is great for double checking your electricity bills. Project Details Operating Since: 2013-05-30 20 Bosch 255W PV Modules, Power One PVI-5000 inverter,

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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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