Solar Net Metering in Saskatchewan

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Solar Net Metering

Saskatchewan has a world-class solar potential. Actually Regina and Saskatoon’s solar potential are higher than Calgary and Edmonton. There are two ways to go solar in Saskatchewan (going off the grid is the third way), namely net metering and the Small Power Producers Program. Both programs offer Saskatchewan homeowners, businesses, farmers and developers the opportunity to reduce their living and operating costs … Read More

Rebates for Solar Installations in Alberta

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The government of Alberta has announced that it will be investing 36 million dollars into residential and commercial solar power in the province.  The money is collected from the carbon levy and will help Albertan homeowners and businesses to adopt a solar power system. The incentive takes the shape of a rebate on the cost of installation, reducing the total cost … Read More

Solar in a deregulated power market

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Alberta has a market for the supply of wholesale electricity. Prices vary with supply and demand. All other provinces but Ontario have a utility that is responsible for generating as well as delivering electricity and maintaining its infrastructure. In Alberta these tasks are the business of private generators (e.g. TransAlta, Enmax Energy) and wires owners (e.g Altalink, Fortis, Enmax Power), and there is an independent … Read More