In the face of COVID-19, our communities are stronger than ever

The bullfrogpowered community is made up of some pretty amazing businesses and individuals. Their response to the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us that collaboration, innovation, and compassion are shining through now more than ever. We’ve seen some incredible stories from our community, from donating personal protective equipment to producing sanitizer and everything in between. We hope they inspire you too.  From spirits to sanitizer  Hand sanitizer has been hard to keep in stock, with many of us…

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Just Vertical: making furniture that feeds you

As we navigate a global pandemic and a just recovery, we want to amplify the stories of those who are working towards a low-carbon future. To build a vibrant low-carbon economy, we’ll need innovative tech that supports our needs while preserving the environment. That’s why Bullfrog Power is sponsoring the Centre for Social Innovation’s Earth…

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Prospect Human Services installs rooftop solar panels with help from Bullfrog Power’s community renewable projects grant

Bullfrog Power and Prospect Human Services staff with the rooftop solar panels

We’re pleased to announce the completion of the rooftop solar installation on Prospect Human Services’ office building in Calgary. Partnering with Prospect Human Services and Virtuoso Energy, Bullfrog helped fund this innovative sustainability project. The solar installation will supply 66.24 kW of energy, or 76,117 kWh, with 80% of the energy being consumed onsite. Prospect…

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Blush Lane: how taking responsibility for their impact guides their sustainability strategy

Blush Lane, an organic market with five locations in Calgary and Edmonton and an organic orchard in Keremeos, B.C., seeks to improve the land that feeds us. They put the planet first by promoting sustainable agriculture, ethical practices, and environmentally conscious actions. Sustainability is at the heart of everything they do, but there are three…

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GLOBE 2020: Now is the time to act

GLOBE Series is North America’s biggest and longest-running sustainable business summit and innovation showcase. We’re pretty big fans of sustainable business and climate innovation, so we at Bullfrog Power were thrilled to attend GLOBE 2020 and be bronze sponsors of the event.  This year, the speakers and attendees came together with a renewed sense of urgency and purpose. Manuel Gorrin, the Sustainability and…

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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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