The Town of Viking Shoots for Net-Zero on Municipal Buildings

The Town of Viking Shoots for Net-Zero on Municipal Buildings

Another Alberta town takes advantage of the funding provided through the Alberta Municipal Solar Program. The Town of Viking, Alberta, is aiming to produce a majority of its municipal electrical needs using solar energy. Following the Town of Raymond, Viking will become the second municipality in Alberta to be net-zero. Viking town council initially considered

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Dandelion Renewables is in the 5th Annual Indigenous Green Energy Forum-2019

Dandelion Renewables is in the 5th Annual Indigenous Green Energy Forum-2019

Edmonton, Alberta, 20/11/2019 — Dandelion Renewables participated in the 5th Annual Indigenous Green Energy Forum at the River Cree Resort and Casino Event Centre, Enoch Cree Nation, Treaty No.6 on November 20th, 2019. The forum brought together Indigenous Leaders, Investors, and experts in Renewable Energy to demonstrate experience and accomplishments towards sharing best practices for

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Farm Energy-efficiency FAQs

Question: Who is authorized to conduct a farm-specific energy-efficiency audit? Answer: The engineering professionals with the technical skills to conduct energy audits and who have experience with farms. Additionally, you can look at Dandelion Renewables Energy-Efficiency case studies, the Agricultural Energy-Efficiency analytical review and financing programs in 2019 for increasing irrigation systems...

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Change Homes for Climate – Edmonton Solar Program

Change Homes for Climate – Edmonton Solar Program

While the province of Alberta rolls back on the climate action measures and withdraws the incentives for renewable energy programs, the City of Edmonton has announced its CHANGE HOMES FOR CLIMATE – SOLAR PROGRAM. The City is offering Edmontonians $0.40/watt towards the cost of the system, which is roughly 15% of the cost of going solar!  Edmonton is one

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Solar For Edmonton

Solar For Edmonton

Owner: Greg  Owner Comments Great team to deal with from top to bottom. Competitive prices but it were their personalized service and willingness to work with their client’s needs that sealed the deal for me, very responsive and flexible. I would strongly recommend Dandelion to anyone considering a solar PV installation. Project Details Operating Since:

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Solar for Edmonton

Solar for Edmonton

Owners: Kay Frederick  Owner Comments We recently had Dandelion Renewables install a solar array at our home. We appreciated that they did a site inspection before they wrote our quote, it made us more confident in their quote. Their employees were pleasant to have around and we are pleased with the work they did, we

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NDP vs. UCP for Solar in Alberta

NDP vs. UCP for Solar in Alberta

With Rachel Notley’s NDP announcing the provincial election for April 16, 2019, many are speculating what will happen to the renewable energy industry. There is a looming fear that what happened in Ontario will be mirrored in Alberta if the UCP is voted in. The Ontario liberals introduced the Green Energy Act in 2009 and

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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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