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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Edmonton Alberta Millcreek Sunergy

Edmonton Alberta Millcreek Sunergy

Owners: Jeff Gusdal Owner Comments From planning to execution Dandelion was professional, reliable, and great to work with. Now I get a thrill on every clear day watching the meter run backwards as our energy comes directly from the sun! Project Details Operating Since: 2012-07-17 Modules: 10 x Schuco 185W Microinverters: 10 x Enphase M190 AC Disconnect: Square-D Monitoring: Enphase Envoy

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Edmonton, Alberta Faid residence

Edmonton, Alberta Faid residence

Owners: Peter and Alison Owner Comments Mikhail and his colleagues from Dandelion Renewables were excellent to work with. The detailed analysis conducted prior to the installation was reassuring. All aspects of the work were carried out with dispatch: on time and within the established budget. The after support from Mikhail has also been exemplary. He takes

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Brazeau County, Alberta Modeste Creek Honey

Brazeau County, Alberta Modeste Creek Honey

Owners: Kari and Peter Owner Comments Rack mounted on top of shop.  Front 7 panels on one string (circuit) and the other 14 on another string. Estimated yearly production is 6 400 KWh.  Would like to have more, but limited by old 5kVA transformer. Dandelion resources did a fantastic, cost effective, conscientious job installing the system

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ENMAX Solar Power – Spread the Renewables

We were excited to receive in the mail an invitation to tap into solar power from ENMAX. The invitation is very empowering and it gets more people to think about energy alternatives and sustainability. The ENMAX direct mail reached over 8,000 people in Alberta and could help to make a real big difference in the

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Alberta Solar PV Equipment Pilot Program

Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development announced today a new Solar PV Equipment Pilot Program. The program is designed to fund new PV grid-tie installations for Alberta farmers running an agricultural operation with a minimum $10,000 annual gross agricultural income. The funding is limited and will be distributed on the first come – first serve basis.

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Membership in the Solar Energy Society of Alberta

Solar Energy Society of Alberta (SESA) is a great local hub that unites many like-minded people. The society educates, promotes and leads the way to the sustainable development, energy conservation and wide-spread use of renewable energy. Check out SESA website for next free seminars and we hope to see more friends out there.

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Alberta RRO prices jumped to 15.1 cents per KWh in January 2012

The increasing grid power prices in Alberta make arguments for power conservation and distributed generation even stronger. January RRO prices jumped to 15.1 cents per KWh for Edmonton customers mainly due to the outages in Alberta coal-fired power generation. Earlier in November 2011, an increase in Edmonton distribution tariffs and tariff adjustments resulted in higher

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Solar power reached a grid parity in Alberta

Since the end of year 2011, the investments in grid-tie solar systems became financially viable with the savings on the power bill outweighing the initial investment. Here is what makes a grid-tied photovoltaic technology competitive and affordable in the Alberta power market today: constantly falling photovoltaic system costs, increasing power prices, a recent increase in

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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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