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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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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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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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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For Earth Hour, Southgate Centre purchases enough renewable electricity to match an hour’s usage for all Edmonton households

Earth Hour 2018: Southgate Centre

For Earth Hour (Saturday, March 24), Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, and Southgate Centre are teaming up to provide enough renewable energy to bullfrogpower every home in Edmonton for one hour. Through the agreement, Southgate Centre will purchase 419 MWh of green electricity from Bullfrog Power—equivalent to what 216,070 households in Edmonton would use in one hour.

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Earth Hour 2018: CrossIron Mills extends one hour of green power to Airdrie and Rocky View

Earth Hour 2018: CrossIron Mills

As part of this year’s Earth Hour celebrations (Saturday, March 24 at 8:30 pm), Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, is working with CrossIron Mills Shopping Centre to extend its renewable energy commitment to the communities of Airdrie and Rocky View. For Earth Hour 2018, CrossIron Mills will purchase 38 MWh of green electricity from Bullfrog Power—equivalent to what 34,185 households in Airdrie and Rocky View would use in one hour.

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BASF Canada reduces its carbon footprint with Bullfrog Power’s green electricity

BASF and Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, have formed a new environmental partnership that will see BASF choose green electricity for its Canadian corporate headquarters, as well its production facilities in Windsor, Cornwall and Etobicoke (ON), Blackie and Nisku (AB), Saint Leonard (QC), and Saskatoon (SK).

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How one Alberta company refuses to sweep climate change under the mat

Executive Mat Services

In Calgary, Alberta, there’s an innovator setting a new standard for operations in an unlikely industry—textile and janitorial supply. Kim Caron, president of Executive Mat Service, spearheads his company’s sustainability program, one that converts everyday waste into clean energy (think paper towels turned biofuel briquettes). We sat down with Kim to chat about how his…

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Sodexo Canada partners with Bullfrog Power on carbon reduction targets

Sodexo Canada & Bullfrog Power

Today, Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, and Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Life Services, are announcing a new environmental partnership. Through the partnership, Sodexo Canada will be bullfrogpowering three offices and one warehouse with green electricity as part of Sodexo’s global mandate to reduce its carbon emissions by 34 per cent by 2024, compared to a 2011 baseline.

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