Around the world, solar power is now the fastest growing energy source, period. By 2050, the International Energy Agency predicts over 30% of global energy needs will be met by solar energy (IEA).
Solar Energy is harnessed in two ways: Electric and Thermal. Solar photovoltaic systems convert the energy in photons of light to electricity. Solar thermal systems transfer heat from the sun’s infrared rays to water, or to a fluid such as glycol.
Includes the Alberta Municipal Solar Tool-kit, application forms, new solar rebate information, and more
Since 1976, SESA has provided comprehensive guidance regarding solar regulations, contractors, incentives and more.
Published by the Pembina Institute, this is a definitive guide for community-led solar development, and its application in Alberta
Canada’s national organization for the solar industry
Leading online solar calculator, provided by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
A simple, infographic-based guide to the micro-generation process with Fortis
Contact information, application forms, and the official Micro-gen regulation
Micro-gen steps to success for Epcor-connected customers
Interim guidelines to help industry minimize environmental impacts of large-scale solar development in Alberta
Published by the Miistakis Institute