WHY GO SOLAR IN ALBERTA?
Alberta is the second most sunniest place in Canada and is geographically primed for solar.
RISING UTILITY RATE
The average RRO rate for the 4 major service territories in Alberta (EPCOR, Fortis Alberta, ATCO and Enmax) in March of 2017 was 5.14¢ per kWh and as of August 2021 it is now 12.111¢ per kWh.
BANFF SOLAR PRODUCTION INCENTIVE
The Town of Banff currently offers a $0.75 per watt rebate on solar energy systems. However, applications are limited each year.
CANMORE SOLAR INCENTIVE PROGRAM
The Town of Canmore currently offers rebates for residential and commercial solar energy systems. However, applications are limited each year.
EDMONTON CHANGE HOMES FOR CLIMATE SOLAR PROGRAM
The City of Edmonton currently offers a $0.40 per watt rebate for solar energy systems.
MEDICINE HAT HAT SMART PROGRAM
The City of Medicine Hat is currently offering $1.00 per watt rebate for solar energy systems up to a maximum of $6,000.
EQUS SOLAR INCENTIVE
EQUS has partnered with ReWatt Power to offer its customers a $0.10 per watt rebate for solar energy systems.
FEDERAL GREEN HOMES PROGRAM
Canadian homeowners may be eligible for grants up to $5,000 for the purchase and installation of energy efficiency home upgrades. You must be eligible for an EnerGuide home evaluation to access rebates on insulation, window and door replacements, and more.
FEDERAL GST/HST NEW HOUSING REBATE
Homeowners may be eligible to recover a portion of the GST or HST that they paid for newly constructing or substantial renovated homes. This rebate may be useful if you’re making a large investment in energy efficiency upgrades.