Mr Beam’s Blog

June 14, 2018

 Media Advisory: WESTMOUNT BECOMES LATEST COMMUNITY LEAGUE TO GO SOLAR Edmonton: Westmount Community League is getting a 16.25 KW solar upgrade. The solar panels are going up on Friday, June 15th and will cover most of the southside roof of the historic 100-year old building. The move will save the community league approximately $1,600 a year on their […]

June 11, 2018

We all know that there are certain measures we can take to reduce our environmental impact. One of these is relying on clean energy for our own use. But hey, if saving the planet is not a good enough reason, we’ve got a few more for you to consider. Reduce your own costs! That’s right. […]

June 4, 2018

Alberta has one of the best solar resources in the world! In fact, within Canada, Alberta is one of the sunniest provinces, making it a great place to have solar panels! How do we figure? Well here are the statistics: Solar Energy Potential Alberta’s annual usable solar energy is 26EJ. So what does that mean? […]

May 28, 2018

While we are super excited and strongly support the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, some crucial changes are needed in legislation to ensure the PACE program works as effectively as possible for Albertan’s. What can I do? Write a letter! PACE Alberta has a very easy to edit document (letter template) that you can […]

May 21, 2018

What is a Solar Panel? We keep hearing about renewable energy, and how solar panels can help home owners reduce their carbon footprint and save (or even make) money. But what are solar panels, solar cells, solar modules and solar photovoltaic systems? There are so many words associated with solar that it can be a […]

May 14, 2018

I’m considering solar, what does the full process look like? We aim to provide top quality products, and service. This means we will make the process as easy as possible. There are five main components of the process: Site Assessment Estimate Design Installation Rebate We take care of as much of this as we can, […]

May 4, 2018

May the 4th be with you! Okay, we know this line has been used again and again but to honor this year’s May the 4th, we couldn’t help but write about what big fans we are of Star Wars. After all, Star Wars is a fan of solar energy, which makes the franchise a fan […]

April 30, 2018

Attic and ceiling damage, mold, high utility bills and wasted energy, or worst case: fire or flood. These are just some of the consequences of a leak in your roof. No homeowner or builder wants to walk in the door one day and see signs of leaks. Quite frankly, neither do their home builders or […]

April 27, 2018

Pre-Employment Program – Going Solar On March 26th  2018, students at the Morley Community School started a pre-employment course, and we are honoured to have been a part of it! We had the opportunity to provide Solar PV Training during spring break.  In partnership with: Community Futures Treaty Seven, Stoney Nation – Bearspaw, Chiniki, and […]

November 26, 2017

How do Solar PV systems work? What parts are required to operate? How do they all work together? Learn the basics of a Solar PV system here.