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Canada’s new solar investment tax incentive, and others are a big win for the industry

The Canadian government introduced a 30% refundable tax credit for capital investments in renewable energy — including solar, wind, tidal, wave, and hydroelectric projects.

Three Ways Solar Power Can Benefit Your Business

Have you ever found yourself thinking: “Sure, solar power is great, but how can it help MY business?”

This is a common question, and we have the answer. From offsetting costs to taking a stand on climate change, a solar system benefits your business in countless ways.

We explore our top three below.

Solar Energy and Schools: Become a School of Tomorrow, Today

Schools are a hub for events, activities, and growth in every community, which is why they make great candidates for solar power installations.

When it comes to solar power, the bigger and busier a building is, the more it can actually benefit from a solar system.

From the large and unused roof real estate of schools to their significant energy consumption, schools can be a powerhouse of solar energy creation, which can lower their bills, educate on green energy, and show community commitment.

How does weather and daylight hours affect my solar system?

Before getting a solar system installed, a common question homeowners ask us is “how will the weather and hours of sunlight per day affect my ability to create electricity?”

They, like the vast majority of people, understand the bones of how solar energy works but want to learn more to ensure they’re fully prepared.