Canada’s energy system: your questions answered

Before and during our webinar overview of Canada’s electricity system—featuring our President, Sean Drygas, and Kathleen Gnocato, Director of Strategy & Product Development at MaRS Discovery District—we were blown away by all the thoughtful questions we received. It’s clear that Canadians care about where their power comes from, and what impact it has on the environment. Since there’s only so much we can cover in an hour, we’ve answered a few additional questions…

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Fisher River Cree Nation unveils Manitoba’s biggest solar farm, a source of Bullfrog Power’s green energy

Fisher River Cree Nation, MB, August 19, 2020—Fisher River Cree Nation has launched the biggest solar project in Manitoba. The 1-megawatt facility has almost 3,000 solar panels and was built entirely by Indigenous employees. The project’s focus is to generate revenue for the community and inspire other First Nations to pursue renewable energy solutions. “This…

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Flash Forest: revolutionizing reforestation with tree-planting drones

Flash Forest reforestation drone

Two of Flash Forest’s co-founders were tree planters in their youth. They camped alongside forestry workers, and the contrast in technologies was all too clear: logging companies had advanced machinery, automation, and artificial intelligence at their disposal, while tree planters were still using bags and shovels.

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Project Neutral: confronting climate change by making carbon visible

Project Neutral carbon footprint calculator interface

In Canada, 45% of greenhouse gas emissions come from household-level choices—but for such a huge category of emissions, many people aren’t aware of their contributions. Project Neutral is an environmental charity that’s making this carbon visible, and setting people on a path to reducing their emissions in a quantified, data-driven way.

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Bullfrog signs a PPA to support the construction of Canada’s eighth largest solar project!

Rendering of the upcoming Burdett and Yellow Lake solar project

Corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs) enabled well over 9 GW of wind and solar development in the United States last year, and now they’re bringing new renewable opportunities to Canadian businesses—a PPA recently made Alberta’s first utility-scale solar project possible. We launched Bullfrog’s PPA solutions last year, and we believe in these agreements so strongly that we signed one ourselves! We’re delighted to be…

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How Sodexo builds a culture of sustainability

Sodexo is all about improving quality of life—whether that’s by fighting hunger in schools, bringing out the best in employees, or choosing renewable energy. And as a multinational company that offers services from food catering to facilities management, Sodexo’s sustainability practices have a profound impact. We caught up with Normand St-Gelais, the Director or Corporate…

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Let’s talk trash with worm farmer Jocelyn Molyneux

After ordering a coffee a few months ago, back when that was a normal thing to do, one of Bullfrog’s employees was pleasantly surprised that it came in a 100%-compostable cup. But her joy was short lived—there were no compost bins to be seen. Our team doesn’t shy away from a sustainability challenge, so she held on to the cup…

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Clean jobs and nature-based solutions are key to a green recovery

Bullfrog Power has been hosting Greener Horizons events across Canada for over a decade, bringing together business and environmental leaders to discuss all things sustainability. For our first Greener Horizons Online event, co-hosted with CBSR, we were delighted to hear from Céline Bak, President & Founder of Analytica Advisors; Megan Leslie, President & CEO of…

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A clean energy future must be sustainable and equitable for all

This guest post was written by Darrell Brown, Chair of the Board of Directors of Indigenous Clean Energy, a social enterprise that’s empowering leadership and collaboration with Indigenous Peoples on the path to a clean energy future. The image is of Indigenous Clean Energy’s 20/20 Catalysts Program held in Yellowknife. National Indigenous Peoples Day is…

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