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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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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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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Celebrating new solar at the Old Railroad Stop

  Bullfrog Power and BASF join the Hiawatha First Nation in unveiling a new solar installation on the community’s flagship business and gathering place On the shores of Rice Lake in Ontario sits The Old Railroad Stop. A central gathering place for members of the Hiawatha First Nation since the 1850s. The Old Railroad Stop…

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The Boundless School heals through the environment

  For many Ontario teens, a 600-acre stretch of wilderness in the Ottawa Valley is a place of healing and growth. The verdant grounds of The Boundless School are like a second home to young people who struggle with mental health issues and lack the resources to thrive in regular classrooms. Under the guidance of…

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OrcaLab now runs on solar power—thanks to the Bullfrog community!

Orcas

This summer, the world stopped and paid attention as Tahlequah—or J35—carried her dead calf 1,500 kms along the northeastern Pacific Ocean. In September, another member of Tahlequah’s pod—J50, nicknamed Scarlet—died despite the extreme efforts of Canadian and U.S. conservation teams to save her life. We can no longer ignore the environmental challenges putting orcas—considered endangered…

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Wolfville Farmers’ Market launches town’s largest solar installation

Patrons of the Wolfville Farmers’ Market celebrate the launch of a 20 kW solar installation.   Bullfrogpowered community of homes and businesses supports new green energy project Wolfville, N.S., September 26, 2018—Today, the Wolfville Farmers’ Market is unveiling a new solar installation, the largest in the town, which will power the Market year-round. The 20…

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Snapshots from Kluane First Nation

Earlier this summer, Bullfrog Power joined the Kluane First Nation for the groundbreaking ceremony of its wind farm. When completed, the wind farm—which Bullfrog is supporting—will make the First Nation the first independent power producer in the Territory. Read the full announcement. Bullfrog’s Dave Borins captured the beauty of the Kluane First Nation and its…

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New film “The Sun on Top of the House” profiles the Haida Heritage Centre solar project

Sun on Top of the House

Today, we’re sharing the news that The Skidegate Band Council, in partnership with W Dusk Energy and VoVo Productions, is pleased to announce the launch of the film “The Sun on Top of the House” or Jiigawaay Naay Unguu. The film, directed by award-winning filmmaker Farhan Umedaly, is the story of building the largest community-owned solar project in British Columbia. “The outfitting of solar panels on Kay Llnagaay, The Haida Cultural Centre perfectly embodies the fusion of ancient tradition with state-of-the-art renewable technology,” says Farhan Umedaly, the film’s director. “It also exemplifies that the Haida are in charge of their destiny and are taking direct measures to move away from fossil fuels imposed on them through colonization.”

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Iron & Earth East accelerates the renewable transition in Newfoundland with the support of the Bullfrog community

When you choose renewable energy with Bullfrog, you support organizations that are accelerating the adoption of renewables in their own provinces and provide funding to important community-based projects. We recently had the opportunity to partner with Iron & Earth East, an inspiring St. John’s-based nonprofit taking a unique approach to advance the growth of renewables….

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