Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips announced plans to erect solar panels at the Farm Stewardship Centre in Lethbridge. | File photo

Alberta announces solar project for Lethbridge

St. Patrick’s day, with its signature colour of green, is an ideal time to make an announcement about greener energy, quipped Lethbridge Mayor Chris Spearman. He was on hand March 17 to hear Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips announce plans to erect solar panels at the Farm Stewardship Centre, which is a government building. The […] Read more

Ontario is the only province in Canada to offer incentives to businesses and residents to install solar energy systems.  |  File photo

Politics behind solar panel prices divides makers and installers

Those of you following renewable energy may have noticed that solar photovoltaic panel prices have dropped dramatically in the last two years. In fact, they are now half the price or less. That doesn’t mean that most readers will have seen roof after roof of solar installations. This is because most Canadians live in jurisdictions […] Read more