Jun 07 2017

Prince Donated $25 Million To The Solar Industry

As recently reported by The Daily Good, iconic singer Prince—who passed away just over a year ago—was looking for a great place to invest $25 million dollars. After a conversation with CNN commentator Van Jones,  anonymously invested in US-based Powerhouse, a for profit that connects solar entrepreneurs with investors. Since Powerhouse was established in 2013 […]

Mar 26 2017

Net Metering: The Future of Solar in Canada

In the past, residential solar systems only generated power for that particular home during daylight hours. These types of systems required the installation of battery cells in the home to store power and provide electricity in the evening hours. However, as solar technology has drastically improved, the newest and growing type of solar system uses […]

Feb 25 2017

The Benefits of Home Energy Audits

Whether you are considering a new residential solar power system for your home or are looking for ways to cut your hydro and electric bills, the best thing you can do is get a home energy audit. The audit helps you uncover and identify potential areas of the home where energy is being wasted, as […]

Jan 28 2017

What Is Community Solar?

A solar technologies continue to evolve and advance, it allows for a variety of creative and new ways to apply the technology for homes, businesses, and communities. One of the new concepts that is quickly growing in interest and will become a mainstay in the solar power industry in the coming years is called “Community […]

Jan 20 2017

Solar Is Older Than You Think

While it’s true that Solar Systems have become more prominent within the past decade due in part to declining cost and government incentives, solar energy—as a concept—is not a new concept by any means. In fact, it’s much older than you think. A recent infographic by US-based Solar Tech shows Neolithic China was experimenting with […]

Dec 16 2016

Google Will Reach 100% Renewable Energy In 2017

Google’s Senior Vice President of Technical Infrastructure, Urs Hölzle, announced on the company’s official blog that Google will reach 100% renewable energy for their global operations — including both of their data centers and offices.

Actor Robert Redford Discusses Solar Affordability in Time Magazine

Actor, director and environmental advocate Robert Redford has been engaged on the issue of climate change for over 40 years and has been a long-time proponent of solar power.

Nov 14 2016

Solar Brokers Canada Selects Sungevity as Solutions Provider in U.S. Expansion

TORONTO, ONTARIO, and OAKLAND, CA – (November 11, 2016) – Solar Brokers Canada, one of Canada’s largest solar energy resellers, recently announced a partnership to market Sungevity Energy Systems to prospective residential customers in the Unites States.

Nov 08 2016

Canada Ranks Among Top Renewable Producers

“Canada’s wind and solar power capacity has increased dramatically in the past decade due to the support of various policies and programs. The country now ranks second in the world in hydro power generation and fourth in the world in renewable generation.”

Solar Myths Debunked

When it comes to adopting solar, there are plenty of misconceptions abound that can be misleading to customers. For example, here in Ontario, the province’s recent announcement that it would immediately suspend the second round of its Large Renewable Procurement (LRP II) process and the Energy-from-WasteStandard Offer Program was widely publicized as the end of […]