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Calgary: City of Calgary, Camrose Energy, Foothills Energy Coop, Solar Club, Skyfire Energy, Ridge Utilities, Jayman BUILT, Solar Alberta.
Edmonton: Epcor, City of Edmonton, Camrose Energy, Foothills Energy Coop, Rosecrest, Solar Club, Skyfire Energy, Ridge Utilities, Effect,
                  Weiss-Johnson, Jayman BUILT, Solar Alberta, Unitarian Church.

Gold Sponsors

Epcor builds, operates and maintains the electrical distribution system primarily in and around Edmonton, providing safe, reliable service to more than 440,000 customers. As more technologies are adopted for homes and businesses in the city, EPCOR is taking steps to evolve our electricity grid to enable our customers' choices and the transition towards a low-carbon economy. We support those interested in generating their own energy in Edmonton by working with customers, consultants and installers to connect micro-generation systems to the power grid and help ensure the energy being produced is safe and reliable. EPCOR also employs a 124.4kW solar micro-generation system at its Hugh J. Bolton Service Centre in Edmonton.



City of Edmonton Change for Climate is the City of Edmonton's call for Edmontonians to come together to take action on climate change and reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. Learn how to conserve energy and make your home more energy efficient with tools like the Change Homes for Climate Guide. There are many ways we can help lessen our impact on the environment and the Change Habits for Climate Guide highlights lifestyle changes to help you green your everyday life. Take a look a our list of the best ways to take action and see how your actions contribute to reducing Edmonton's greenhouse gas emissions.

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City of CalgaryThe City of Calgary's Climate Program offers resources for Calgarians to learn how climate change is impacting our city, what The City is doing to prepare and respond, and how Calgarians can take action today. Central to the Climate Program is the Calgary Climate Strategy - Pathways to 2050, which builds on the previous strategy to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 and adapt to our changing climate at an accelerated pace and scale. The Climate Ready Home Guide informs choices you can make during a renovation or construction project, or to your home maintenance regime to make your home more resilient to hazards that are becoming worse because of climate change. Additionally, check out the new Residential Solar Calculator, a tool intended to help determine the viability of adding solar photovoltaic panels as an alternative energy source to single-family homes in Calgary.


Bronze Sponsors

Camrose Energy's Solar Club offers you a premium on your electricity that you feed into the grid. You are able to toggle between High (30.00 cents/kWh) and Low (11.45 cents/kWh) season export rates. If you have a Microgen site and seasonally export more than you use the Solar Club is for you. You will receive 2% cash back on all electricity you import from the grid. Another bonus is that we will green 10% of the electricity you use from the grid at no cost to you. All this for a donation to your local food bank. Camrose Energy also has our Solar Synergy option to our Community Partner Program. We donate 10% of our energy revenue to our Community Partners. You choose which partner resonates with you and the amount from your home or business goes there. The Solar Synergy option permits you to donate 10% of the profits from your home or business toward a fund we have established to help put solar on the roofs of not for profits. This is option is for all our customer with or without solar systems.

Foothills Energy Co-op is a community retailer of electricity, natural gas, internet, and green generated power to members throughout Alberta. We offer a unique loyalty program called the Solar Club, designed specifically for solar micro- generators that gives you the opportunity to maximize the return on your investment in solar power. You make the choice when to switch from our Hi rate of 30.00 c/kWh and to a Lo rate of 11.45 c/kWh. Another advantage is 2% cash back on the cost of all electricity you import from the grid. Foothills Energy Co-op invests all our net profits back into the community.

Rosecrest has been building energy efficient homes in Edmonton for over 30 years.All Rosecrest Homes are certified as 'Built Green'. Rosecrest Homes is a certified member of the Net Zero Association of the CHBA, and a certified 'Master Builder'. Rosecrest's designs have been recognized as 'Outstanding' for modest family homes as well as estate homes. Rosecrest Homes builds 4-8 homes per year maximizing quality and attention to detail. As true custom builders, there is total flexibility to accommodate customer's needs and wants.

The Solar Club is a unique program designed specifically to help small solar micro-generators in Alberta earn a premium on their solar electricity. Members of the club receive access to exclusive electricity rates, can switch between a high export rate and a low export rate at any time to accommodate seasonal generation fluctuations, earn cash back on all energy imported from the grid, and more. In aggregate, Solar Club Members received a combined value of $8.9 million from the cash back program, free Renewable Energy Credits (RECs), and exports back to the grid for 2023! The Solar Club is offered by a number of local Community Retailers in the UTILITYnet network. Learn more about the benefits of the club and find an Energy Marketer near you at www.solarclub.ca.


Skyfire has installed some of the largest and most complex photovoltaic systems in Western Canada.SkyFire Energy is Western Canada's leading and most trusted solar contractor, installing over 80 MW of solar capacity since 2001. We are employee-owners and care about the service and quality that we deliver to each customer. Our team is composed of experts in solar, storage and EV and have proudly been serving Western Canada for over 20 years. The depth of our experience comes from the 4,000+ grid tied solar PV systems we have designed and installed, ensuring each project is built to the highest standards. SkyFire Energy is a Certified B Corporation, a member of the exclusive Amicus solar co-operative and a Tesla Powerwall Certified Installer.


Ridge Utilities is an energy marketer owned by the Village of Stirling that provides electricty, natural gas, and green generated power anywhere in Alberta. The Solar Club available from Ridge Utilities offers you an opportunity to maximize your return on investment in solar. You are able to easily toggle between a premium High (30.00 cents/kWh) and Low (11.45 cents/kWh) season export rates for the energy your generate. You will receive 2% cash back on all electricity you import from the grid. Another bonus is that we will green 10% of the electricity you use from the grid at no cost to you. We also offer options for monetizing the carbon offsets your system earns. Ridge Utilities is community-owned which means our profits are reinvested back into the places where our customers live.

Effect Home Builders - where excellence meets sustainability. At Effect, we don't just build homes; we redefine the standard of custom home building. Our commitment to superior craftsmanship and sustainable building practices sets us apart as the premier choice for discerning homeowners. That's why we meticulously optimize every aspect of your project to harness the natural advantages of your location, all while prioritizing your individual needs and desires. Our dedication to using the finest materials, coupled with our expertise in structural integrity and advanced insulation techniques, ensures that your home is not only beautiful but also built to last. From thoughtful design to the careful selection of materials, we strive to minimize our environmental footprint without sacrificing style or comfort.

For over four decades,Weiss-Johnson has been the industry leading HVAC contractor in the greater Edmonton area. With the industry moving towards net-zero and in order to help address growing climate concerns we've been one of the very first companies to look into alternative resources as it pertains to heating and air conditioning. Cold climate heat pumps have become an integral part of our business for the last few years as we have learned the pros and cons of various brands such as Mitsubishi, Trane, Tosot, and Daikin to name just a few. We believe our extensive experience and commitment to delivering quality products that meet or exceed our customers expectations are valuable reasons why Weiss-Johnson is the right choice for all of your cold climate heat pump needs.

For over 40 years, Jayman BUILT has continually redefined the way new homes are built, bought and, most importantly, lived in. Jayman BUILT is one of the largest homebuilders in Alberta, welcoming over 30,000 new homeowners in Calgary, Edmonton, Leduc, St. Albert, and Sherwood Park. Jayman includes 10 standard solar panels on all our single-family homes, since 2019, they have installed over 7.6 MW of solar on over 3,300 homes. If these panels were in a single location, they would cover 40 acres! Jayman is working towards making net zero energy options more affordable for Albertans and have net zero certified showhomes open in a community near you. Visit one of the Jayman BUILT's showhomes year-round at Jayman.com/Showhomes.

In-Kind Sponsors

SESA is your resource for solar energy in Alberta.Formed in 1991, Solar Alberta is a not-for-profit society that works to accelerate Alberta's transition to a just and sustainable energy future by advocating, educating, and serving as an industry and community hub for solar energy. Our membership is made up of over 350 individuals and businesses from all over the province.


We respect the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a partThe Eco-Solar Home Tour thanks the Unitarian Church of Edmonton for providing meeting and storage space. The Unitarian Church of Edmonton is a liberal religious, multi-generational congregation: We celebrate a rich mosaic of free-thinking, spiritually-questing individuals joined in common support and action. We welcome diversity, pursue the common good, and work for justice. We believe in the compassion of the individual heart, the warmth of community, and the search for meaning in our lives.