Summer Heating with Renewables

Summer Heating with Renewables

Using renewable energy to heat is challenging in Western Canada as neither solar thermal nor air source heat pumps (ASHP) are very efficient at -30C. In addition, they most often have to compete with natural gas, which is relatively inexpensive in British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan, making the economics poor in many cases. However, there

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Solar for Edmonton

Solar for Edmonton

Owners: Anh Nguyen Owner Comments I would strongly recommend Dandelion Renewables. They are a highly professional team! They would be so willing to answer questions during the whole process. They always keep us informed on how everything goes and if there would be any changes or delays. My installation was on schedule and the system

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Solar Center Pivot Irrigation

Solar Center Pivot Irrigation

Image source: Alberta Farmer Express In Alberta, drought is becoming more and more common while electricity prices are only getting higher. This means special attention is needed regarding the efficiency of irrigation systems. There are a few government programs that can help with irrigation efficiency in Alberta including the Canadian Agricultural Partnership grant for Irrigation

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Photovoltaic Glass (BIPV)

Photovoltaic Glass (BIPV)

Dandelion Renewables is completing one of Edmonton’s first Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) installations at Dominion Hotel on Whyte Avenue, Edmonton. We were contracted by Beljan Developments to retrofit the existing skylights with solar PV glass to offset some of the building’s electrical consumption. Seven 2.5m x 1m sealed amorphous glass units each capable of generating

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