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January 5, 2022: There’s no such thing as a free lunch, and solar energy is no exception to that rule. Just because no carbon is emitted during the operation of solar modules does not mean that carbon emission and other forms of pollution and toxic processes are not involved. Creating a solar module does require energy and complex materials, and there have been many life cycle assessments (LCA) of various energy sources to determine “cradle to grave” carbon emissions. 

November 24, 2021: Alberta’s Clean Energy Improvement Program (CEIP) provides financing to residential and commercial property owners to make energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades more affordable. Also known as Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE). In Alberta, CEIP offers competitive financing to cover up to 100 percent of project costs and makes repayment convenient through your property’s regular […]

October 15, 2021: Did you know that in Canada, women only make up less than 25% of the workforce in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)?  Find out how we plan to support this large untapped resource and create greater diversity in engineering and electrical careers.

September 16, 2021: To achieve a low-carbon economy and promote sustainable growth in Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector, the Government of Canada has launched a new Agricultural Clean Technology (ACT) Program that aims to create an enabling environment for the development and adoption of clean technology which includes solar PV systems.

September 8, 2021: Alberta Ecotrust is a unique partnership between the corporate sector and the environmental community. Together, they invest in the people and projects that protect the natural systems we rely on for life and prosperity. The Climate Innovation Fund (CIF) Grant Program offered by Alberta Ecotrust funds local climate mitigation projects in Calgary and Edmonton, covering a diverse range of activities, from technology demonstration to collective impact and policy advancement.