Solar Industry in Canada: Fight or Flight?

For an industry that’s dependent on government policy to succeed, lets ask ourselves, what more can we do to secure a sustainable future for solar in Canada?


When it comes to global markets like the U.S. and China, it feels like we see promising updates almost daily as far as solar is concerned. With success all around us, however, we have to ask ourselves, what the heck is happening here at home?

Our friends in Alberta, where the solar industry should be booming, remain stuck in limbo as they await government decisions around incentives for homeowners. With declining sales, this limbo could mean layoffs for several employed in the industry as companies wait to hear from the government on the future of solar in the province.

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