Rock Mountain Solar Co. Blog
You’ve just tapped into your premier resource for all things solar energy in Calgary and beyond. At Rocky Mountain Solar Co., our mission is to make solar technology easy to understand and accessible for everyone. Whether you’re a homeowner eyeing energy independence or a business looking to cut down on energy costs, this blog is your go-to guide.
In today’s world, businesses are not only judged by their profits, but also by their impact on society and the environment. B Corporations, also known as B Corps, strive to help with that impact. B Corps are businesses that meet rigorous standards …Read More:What is B Corporation?
When it comes to construction projects, hiring a contractor is an essential part of the process. While it may be tempting to hire a contractor from out of town, using a local contractor can offer a wide range of benefits. The following is a list of …Read More:Selecting a Local Contractor
The Greener Homes Grant program has evolved. What used to be capped at at $5,000 grant for energy efficient upgrades to your primary residence is now open to the option of a $40,000.00 interest free loan.Read More:Canada Greener Homes Loan
We are asked a lot about payback, and as time goes on the financial performance of solar continues to get better. It has become a stable and worthwhile economic venture; especially when a grant program is available to help offset upfront costs.Read More:Solar for Rental Properties; A Good Investment?
You’ve done your homework. The math works. You’ve gotten financing, or accessed your grant funding. It’s just about time to install. One contractor told you they won’t touch your roof because it’s too old. The other one didn’t say a word. The third …Read More:Solar Ready Roof
Have you ever heard the statement: “Well how does that work when it’s -30?”, when referring to an electric vehicle? Well the answer is, it works an awful lot like any other vehicle.Read More:Driving an EV in -30°C; A Family Trip from Calgary to Banff!
TransAlta Corp. said it would add 2 GW of new capacity to its generating fleet, and invest around C$3 billion ($2.37 billion) developing, constructing, and acquiring new assets by the end of 2025. The company said it had “significant growth …Read More:TransAlta Targets Renewable Energy Growth in Canada, USA, & Aus
Chilean startup Lader Energy has commissioned the first solar project that is able to produce 10 thousand liters of water per month from the humidity in the air. The system in San Fernando, Chile, is based on hydropanels, which combine solar PV …Read More:Chilean startup using PV to produce potable water from humidity
Apple today announced over 110 of its manufacturing partners around the world are moving to 100 percent renewable energy for their Apple production, with nearly 8 gigawatts of planned clean energy set to come online. Once completed, these …Read More:Apple Powers Ahead in New Renewable Energy Solutions
As a follow-up to our March 17, 2021email, solar PV applications have now reached 30 per cent of the total ESB incentive budget. As a result, we will no longer be accepting new solar applications for pre-approval. If you submitted a solar PV project …Read More:Energy Savings For Business Update
German automaker Volkswagen will not be changing the name of its U.S. operations to Voltswagen of America after all. The news, which appeared to leak out on its U.S. media site Monday and was formally announced in a press release Tuesday, was part …