May 9-11, 2017 | Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Thank You for Making Solar West 2017 a Success!

Solar West 2017 was a huge success and we couldn’t have done it without you and our incredible sponsors, speakers and exhibitors. When the industry can come together in community, real change and inspiration happens. We have just finished adding all of the speaker presentations (where available) to the website and they can be found […]

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Solar West 2017 Attracts Industry Leaders; Confirms Growing Momentum for Canada’s Solar Energy Industry

Press Release Sold-out Solar West 2017 (May 9–11, 2017 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) continues to be the leading solar energy industry conference in Western Canada Featured keynote from The Honourable Shannon Phillips, Alberta’s Minister of Environment and Parks, and the Minister Responsible for the Climate Change Office, announced a Request for Proposals for the supply […]

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Three Sessions You Won’t Want to Miss at Solar West 2017

One of the best parts of Solar West is the programming and the speakers who deliver an insightful look at the industry — both the current landscape and what’s coming up for solar in the West and across the country. At Solar West 2016, the Honourable Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment & Parks, announced that […]

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Alberta: Perfectly Poised for Solar Growth

Solas Energy Consulting Inc. (Solas) was commissioned by CanSIA to study the potential electricity market share from solar energy in Alberta by 2030 with respect to the impact of system, economic and policy drivers. The goal was to establish a realistic benchmark for the role that solar could play in Alberta’s electricity system and identify […]

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Network with Industry Leaders at Solar West 2017

The fastest way to grow in an industry is to connect with key players and leverage their expertise and know-how. At Solar West, we make that easy by providing attendees with ample opportunities to connect and network with the industry’s top professionals. This year, we have a wide range of networking opportunities that cater to […]

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Alberta’s Announcement Delivers Immediate Benefits to Consumers, Economy & Job Market

The Alberta government has announced that it is putting up $36 million over a two year period for a rebate program that is designed to encourage rooftop solar panels on homes and businesses. The program is expected to create 900+ jobs in the next few years and will reduce solar installation costs by up to […]

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Solar West 2017 is Open for Registration, Here’s Why You Should Be There

The Minister of Environment and Parks and the Minister Responsible for the Climate Change Office, Shannon Phillips, has announced the launch of the Government of Alberta’s new Residential and Commercial Solar Program in Edmonton, Alberta. The $36-million program will support the installation of solar electricity generation on residential, multi-residential and small commercial roofs across the […]

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Alberta Government Aims to be 50% Solar-Powered

On October 6th at CanSIA’s 7th Annual Solar West, Minister Shannon Phillips, Alberta’s Minister of Environment & Parks (and Minister responsible for the Alberta Climate Change Office) announced their intent to power half of government operations with solar energy. CanSIA states the Government of Alberta is leading by example as the first provincial or territorial government […]

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Interview with Lisa from hb Solar

We reached out to Lisa Oelke, Manager Marketing & Business Development with hb Solar, to learn more about hb Solar’s commitment to boost industry growth. Read her interview below.   How does hb Solar see their role in the support and growth of the industry in Alberta? hb Solar’s platform strategy is going into 7th […]

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Solar West draws participants from all industry stakeholders

Solar West participants represent a full range of industry professionals including stakeholders and policy makers. The following stakeholders are heavily and proportionally represented at this important energy event: Government bodies/agencies and public sector Solar manufacturing/solar supply Solar integration, development, engineering and EPC Utilities, distribution, transmission and regulations Not-for-profit and community groups

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