Employee Stories - Environmental Stewardship

| April 17, 2017

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Dan brings a love of nature and the environment to the Spectra Energy Team.

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Big Dog Solar Energy

At Big Dog Solar Energy we specialize in renewable energy, with a core competency in photovoltaics. Our team offers the consultation, design, and build of several types of solar power systems. Whether you need a grid-tie, grid-tie with battery backup, or a completely off-grid system, we have the team and experience to find the best solution for your needs. In addition to designing and building your system, we also help with grant applications, tax incentives, and other cost-reduction methods.

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Top 5 Things to Look For in a Sustainable Energy Partner

Article | March 12, 2020

Organizations worldwide are prioritizing renewable energy as a path to achieving increasingly ambitious sustainability goals. Many organizations are committing to 100 percent sourced renewable energy through initiatives like RE100. When sustainability goals are publicized, the stakes for achievement are high. Increasingly, consumers and stakeholders want details about environmental impacts. Setting sustainability targets coincides with the rapid evolution of conventional energy supply. However, the complexity of renewables and their potential impact on business operations remain a primary concern. Successfully navigating this new landscape calls for more than just a power supplier; an energy partner who understands your needs and commitments is essential.

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Renewable Energy Strategies in the Oil and Gas Sector

Article | February 13, 2020

Renewable energy is suddenly taking a very important role in the energy industry; especially solar and wind. In light of this, major players in the oil and gas industry have begun to position themselves for this forecasted energy transition. Major investments by the oil majors into renewable energy has called for the question of whether this is an indication that they are gradually transitioning into energy companies. Also, upon closer study of this trend, it is easy to classify the major players into leaders in renewable energy investment and slackers.

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10 ways coronavirus is changing energy and climate change

Article | March 23, 2020

The various impacts are occurring both now and into the future. Most changes don’t bode well for acting on climate change and transitioning to cleaner energy. Global carbon dioxide emissions are likely to drop this year, due to the global economy faltering. That’s not a silver lining to the novel coronavirus. It’s like a person who loses weight while sick. It’s a byproduct of a bad situation and by definition should and will not last. Indeed, since the Industrial Revolution, the world’s emissions have not gone down except briefly during economic crises. These incidents merely show how difficult it is to reduce emissions in an economically sustainable way.

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How Much Solar Does My Business Really Need?

Article | March 12, 2020

Solar, it’s everywhere. You’ve probably already installed it at home and now you might be looking to invest in it for your business. Something we see far too often in the commercial space is overcapitalisation or oversizing. Our client’s often say, “but Time Solar Installers have offered me a 100kW system and you’re only providing a 75kW system” or “why haven’t you used my entire roof space?”. In this post I’ll explain the ins and outs of how we determine the size of a solar system for commercial businesses so that you’ll be equipped with the tools to ensure you’re not oversizing or over-capitalising!

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Spotlight

Big Dog Solar Energy

At Big Dog Solar Energy we specialize in renewable energy, with a core competency in photovoltaics. Our team offers the consultation, design, and build of several types of solar power systems. Whether you need a grid-tie, grid-tie with battery backup, or a completely off-grid system, we have the team and experience to find the best solution for your needs. In addition to designing and building your system, we also help with grant applications, tax incentives, and other cost-reduction methods.

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