The sun shines on Vancouver’s Marine Mammal Rescue Centre

Marine Mammal Rescue Centre solar panels

Where does an injured harbour seal go for a little TLC? To the Marine Mammal Rescue Centre, an Ocean Wise initiative on Vancouver’s shore. Thanks to your support, Bullfrog Power funded 50% of a 4.8 kW solar project on the Rescue Centre’s roof. Together, we were also major contributors to the upcoming 53.6 kW rooftop…

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Sustainable resolutions: here’s what Bullfrog Power is doing in 2020

Have you already given up on your New Year’s resolution? You’re not alone.  Four out of five people abandon their resolution. Many of us don’t even make it through January, and sky-high expectations are often to blame. So this year, we’re doing something different at Bullfrog Power. We chose sustainable resolutions for our office that are as achievable as they are…

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Earth Tech 2020: Announcing the new, impact-driven cohort of 16 cleantech ventures

Recent bush fires, floods, and heatwaves around the globe have underlined the importance of fighting climate change. The question is not if, but how. And while individual and collective actions will be essential to curbing our carbon emissions, they’re only part of the puzzle. To build a vibrant low-carbon economy, we’ll need new and better…

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VPPAs: shaping the renewable energy landscape

Choosing renewable energy has never been as popular—or as critical—as it is now. Virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) are an innovative way of procuring green electricity in Canada, and they promise to disrupt the renewable energy landscape and transform the benefits of choosing green power. Watch this video from Bullfrog’s own Sean Drygas for a…

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Billy Bishop Airport’s ferry is going electric!

PortsToronto, the owner and operator of Billy Bishop Airport, announced that it will be converting the airport’s Marilyn Bell I ferry to electric-power next year. Travellers who choose the ferry will be riding on the first lithium-ion powered ferry in Canada! The Marilyn Bell I ferry will also be 100 per cent bullfrogpowered with green electricity.

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The ‘buch that gives back: how True Büch uses kombucha to reinvest in the community

Bottle of True Buch kombucha

  When True Büch was founded in 2014, it was the first kombucha brewery in Alberta. Since then, they’ve continued to grow and are now selling their bottled kombucha across Canada. This was a big year for True Büch—they were ranked #50 on the 2019 Startup 50 ranking of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies, and…

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Your guide to reducing emissions throughout your supply chain

  What produces 5.5 times more greenhouse gas emissions than your company’s own operations? Unfortunately, it’s your supply chain. But there is some good news—you have considerable influence over those emissions. By making your supply chain more sustainable, you can extend your environmental efforts far beyond your office walls.  At Bullfrog Power’s Greener Horizons event in Vancouver, our panelists shared…

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10 ways to be more mindful of the planet when you travel

  From the mountains of B.C. to the beaches of P.E.I. to the glaciers of Nunavut, Canada’s beautiful natural landscapes are a joy to explore. But as lovers of nature, we need to do our part to protect the environment. We’ve put together our top sustainable travel tips to help you plan your eco-friendly adventures:…

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Snapshot of Elemental Energy: how a virtual power purchase agreement made Alberta’s first utility-scale solar project possible

  You’ve likely heard that virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) are gaining traction in Canada as a reliable way for companies to source renewable energy. But what exactly does it take to get one off the ground? At Bullfrog’s Sustainability Snapshot event in Calgary, Jamie Houssian, Principal of Elemental Energy, spoke about his experience bringing…

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Snapshot of Fiasco Gelato: how finding a community can help you scale your business sustainably

  Fiasco Gelato, Calgary’s frozen dessert darling, has seen an explosive 1,500% increase in production over the past five years. As James Oliphant, their Operations Lead, puts it, “We’ve grown from a small scoop shop to a cross-Canada grocery chain. Five years ago we produced 400 litres of gelato a day; now we make 6,000…

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