Nelson, B.C. saves money with Canada’s first community solar garden

Climate & Clean Energy | Blogs | David Suzuki Foundation - Credit: Dave Borins "There's more sunshine in southeastern British Columbia than in Germany or Ontario," energy-efficiency expert Carmen Proctor says, referring to European and Canadian solar power leaders. So the late-June launch of this country's first "community solar garden" in Nelson, B.C. -- a city … [Read more...]

Guest Post: 4 Considerations Before Installing Solar Panels by Tali Wee of Zillow

Life The Green Way - Practical steps for protecting the planet include recycling, composting, driving a hybrid car and turning the heat down in the wintertime. However, homeowners who wish to be more proactive in the sustainability movement may choose to install solar panels on the roofs of their homes.Solar power is not only environmentally responsible, but also offers monetary incentives to homeowners. As fossil fuels continue to rise in price, homes equipped with eco-friendly technology are … [Read more...]