Irish company more than doubles plan for solar farms in Calgary - Dec 23, 2019

  • DP Energy proposes solar panels on top of contaminated sites in southeast Calgary...generating more than 60 MW of electricity, enough for 14,000 homes. The [AUC] agency says approximately 35 solar projects have been approved by the commission for a total of 1,300 MW. Go to this link for the full article.

Three New Solar Electricity Facilities in Alberta Contracted At Lower Cost than Natural Gas - Feb 15, 2019

  • The average contract pricing will be $0.048 per kilowatt hour (3.6 cents/kWh USD), which is less than the average historical wholesale power pool price paid to natural gas-fired electricity in the province in years 2008 – 2018. Go to this link for the full article.

Putting power in the hands of communities - Nov 22, 2018

  • The Alberta Government is making it easier for communities to develop their own renewable energy projects. Go to this link for the full article.

Alberta increasing solar rebates as the green energy industry grows 500% since 2015 - Nov 12, 2018

  • Full article at this link.

Another financing option for your solar PV array! — Feb 18, 2018

  • ATB is offering financing for your solar PV array. Click this link to review the details and contact Ventures Green for a free solar estimate.

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) funding program could come to Alberta in 2019! — Feb 2, 2018

  • Property-Assessed Clean Energy programs fund individual building owners to make renewable energy or efficiency upgrades to their property. Click on the link to read more.

Alberta renewables auction record-setting success — Dec 19, 2017

  • Renewable electricity in Alberta will keep power affordable thanks to record-low auction prices and strong investor confidence. The weighted average price of the successful bids is 3.7 cents per kilowatt-hour. This compares to a 2016 Ontario procurement that had a weighted average price of 8.5 cents per kilowatt-hour. Go to this link for full article.

Rebates to help Albertans tap solar resources — Feb 27, 2017

  • The Alberta government is creating a $36-million rebate program for solar installation on residential and commercial buildings. It will "cut solar installation costs by up to 30 per cent for residences, and up to 25 per cent for businesses and non-profit." See the full announcement at this link.