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Freedom Cannabis unveils largest rooftop solar system in Canada

Freedom Cannabis unveils largest rooftop solar system in Canada

Freedom Cannabis flipped the switch Tuesday on a rooftop solar system at its facility 20 kilometres west of Edmonton, claiming it is the largest such solar operation in Canada.  The cannabis grower describes the system as state-of-the-art, adding it will save the company money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The growing process requires immense amounts of energy for lights, heating, pumps and ventilation…

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We appreciate the love Energyhub.org!

We appreciate the love Energyhub.org!

We noticed from our online traffic that Energyhub.org recommended us as one of Canada’s solar training facilities, saying that ” your installer should have a certified electrician on staff or contract, and have at least one person in-house with Solar PV design and installation training from the Solar Installers Canada…” Click here to read the entire article. https://energyhub.org/how-solar-power-works-canada/#installer

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New SIC website now live!

New SIC website now live!

After a lot of hard work from our creative department, we’re proud to announce that Solar Installers Canada has launched its new website. The main focus was on improving the overall user experience for our students/users with a polished, updated appearance as well as general organizational and functionality improvements. We’ve also updated our online courses to include more current materials,…

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South Korean solar highway

South Korean solar highway

In South Korea, on the highway between Daejeon and Sejong, there’s a 20 mile stretch of solar panels covering the bike path in the middle of the highway. Aside from producing a fair amount of energy for them (enough to cover the highway’s lighting and other applications) they also protect cyclists from the heat of the sun. Already having enough…

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Good news for patio season!

Good news for patio season!

Randy and Denise Rowe say they’ve tripled their craft beer production three years after launching Off Grid Ales on the shores of Harvey Lake.  Using only solar panels and a wind turbine to generate power, the Rowes have expanded their output from six barrels per week to as many as 20 barrels at their business about 45 kilometres southwest of Fredericton.…

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Awesome news for Airdrie, Alberta

Awesome news for Airdrie, Alberta

3,800 solar panels have been installed on top of Airdrie’s Genesis Place Recreation Centre. It is expected to meet up to 30% of the facility’s energy needs and will reduce their annual operating costs by up to $80,000. “Airdrie is proud to be leading the way in Canada with respect to the generation of solar energy through municipal infrastructure,” For…

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