Gary Hilson

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Manitoba Solar Has a Long Climb to Reach Its Peak

Despite ample sunshine, Manitoba solar only barely exists; a lack of incentives has slowed its growth, though rising electricity costs means that could soon change.
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A Closer Look at the Groundbreaking New York Solar Plan

The Reforming the Energy Vision project, while still in a proposal phase, could make the New York solar market a model for the rest of the nation.
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Solar in Canada: Saskatchewan’s Adoption is Slow, but Gaining Speed

The prairie province is ideally situated for solar in Canada, but a lack of strong incentives are slowing what could be a huge boon for Saskatchewan.
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How Solar Power Adds an Extra Green Layer to a LEED Home

If you asked a passerby on the street what makes a home green, odds are you’d hear solar panels mentioned pretty often. Surprisingly, while green energy does play a role ...
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Solar in Alberta: CanSIA Calls on Province to Achieve its Solar Potential

It’s time to go solar in Alberta. That’s the thrust of a new policy paper just released from the Canadian Solar Industries Association, which urges Alberta’s provincial government to tap ...
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Solar Power in Canada: The Secrets Behind Ontario’s Solar Success

[Editor’s note: This is the second in our ongoing series of articles on solar power in Canada. The first post covered solar power in British Columbia.] If there’s a shining ...
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British Columbia Epitomizes State of Solar Power in Canada

Today we kick off an ongoing series on the state of solar power in Canada, looking at each province or region to determine how well, if at all, the nation ...
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Solar Shingles’ Rise Brings Clean Energy and Aesthetics to Home Solar

Once the domain of early adopters who didn’t mind what their homes looked like, residential solar power is on the verge of becoming more mainstream thanks to innovative and aesthetically ...
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