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 Righteous Gelato: how finding a community can help you scale your business sustainably

Righteous 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 litres…

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Snapshot of Benevity: how to weave sustainability into everything you do

  Sustainability means different things to different people. To April Vande Beek, Benevity’s Manager of Communications and Culture, sustainability goes far beyond protecting the environment—it’s about making sure that a company’s overall impact on the world is a good one. Benevity’s mission—or moonshot, as they call it—is to act as a catalyst to infuse a…

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10 simple tips for an eco-friendly start to the school year

sustainable back to school

Bullfrog Power is committed to helping Canadians live eco-friendly lifestyles. That’s why we created our green energy solutions – to help you reduce your environmental impact and fight climate change. With back-to-school just a couple weeks away, we’ve pulled together some simple tips to help you make this the greenest school year yet!

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Coffee and conversation with Ethical Bean

Ethical Bean

Walking up to the Ethical Bean head office in Vancouver, you would never imagine that their roastery is in the same building. You’re greeted by their awesome cafe, and tucked away behind that is their bright office space. Emily, the Marketing Specialist at Ethical Bean, showed me around; the boardroom that displays pictures of the…

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