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The world of solar energy and its impact on communities around the world is constantly changing. Check out some articles below about what is happening around the world, including trends, advancements, legislation, and more.

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Saskatchewan best place to save money with solar in Canada: NEB study

Saskatchewan ranks first among provinces, tied with PEI, as the best place to install solar panels to save money in Canada, according to a new National Energy Board (NEB) economic study (National Post, November 28, 2018). The study looked at 200,000 communities across every province and found the following: 1. Saskatchewan has more hours of […]

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Saskatchewan’s best kept secret for decades now revealed: SOLAR

Regina is ranked as the #1 location in all of Canada and #6 in the world for solar potential, according to Natural Resources Canada’s 2007 mapping study. Regina might get the glory in this study, beating out places like Sydney, Australia for solar potential, but all of Saskatchewan is a top-ranked destination for solar. This […]

Lumsden goes solar at River Park Centre

At Lumsden’s River Park, people playing at the splash pad or tak- ing in a ball game will no longer be the only ones soaking up the sun. Newly installed solar panels on the River Park Centre roof will also be taking in the rays, helping to power the centre and reducing power costs for […]

SaskPower looking to increase rates

SaskPower rates are likely on the way up. In an announcement Tuesday, the crown corporation said it is making an application to the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel to raise rates by five per cent. That would mean another $6 a month for an average customer. “We know rate increases are not something people enjoy. We’re […]

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Liberals to outline draft plan for national carbon tax Thursday

The federal government is set to release a discussion paper Thursday outlining how it plans to impose a national carbon tax that will include flexibility for provinces who are at least working towards implementing their own plans, CBC News has learned. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna will discuss the plan at a press conference at 1 […]

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