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Solar Nova Scotia's July 2021 Newsletter

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  • NS Seeking Input on its New Climate Plan. Voice Your Support for Solar
  • HRM Making Rapid Progress Towards Net-Zero Municipal Operations by 2030
  • Nova Scotia Set for Largest Renewable Energy Procurement in Province's History!
  • First Nations are Leading the Way on Solar PV Deployment
  • Community Solar Garden will Power Affordable Living at Former Sydney Radar Base
  • Wolfville Among Maritimes Communities with new PACE Financing
  • Innovative Stash Energy Pilot Completed In Kentville
  • Changes to Nova Scotia's Electricity Act Offer Potential for New Solar Opportunities
  • Community Economic Development Fund (CEDIF) Closes Latest Offering
  • Antigonish County Solar Project Success
  • New Net-Zero Municipal Building Opening in Municipality of the District of Argyle
  • New Federal Greener Homes Rebates provide up to $5000 for Solar
  • Nova Scotia Power’s Smart-Grid Project Progresses in Amherst with Start of 2MW Solar Farm
  • Construction to Start on AREA 9 MW Community Solar Garden Project
  • Massive Halifax Residential Solar Tracker
  • EfficiencyOne Launches new Halifax Climate Investment, Innovation, and Impact Fund (HCi3)

Summer 2019

  • Message from the Chair
  • Discover Solar 2019: Learn how to get PV on your roof!
  • 100% Solar Powered History Museum
  • Tiny Solar-Powered Library!
  • Halifax based charity helping schools go Solar
  • Dalhousie Researcher working on self-healing paint-on solar cells
  • Hospice Halifax Installs Solar on New Facility
  • CanSIA Completes Study and Prepares New Solar Guide
  • HRM’s HalifACT 2050: Acting on Climate Together
  • SolarHomes Update from Efficiency Nova Scotia
  • Nova Scotia Power to construct 2 MW Solar Farm in Amherst
  • Solar Nova Scotia Board Members in Jamaica
  • Canadian Coast Guard College Solar Flower
  • Dalhousie Perovskite Start-Up Launches
  • New Website Launches to help Nova Scotians Navigate Solar
  • Verschuren Centre Cape Breton Community Solar
  • Solar Nova Scotia Board Recruitment
  • Solar Tour of Ikea
  • Atlantic Provinces to create Road Map for energy
  • Nova Scotia Community College Community Solar Installation
  • HRM Makes Solar City Data Available Online
  • Colchester County Solar Installations
  • Atlantic School of Theology Solar Installation
  • Urban Climate Centre to be created in Halifax!
  • Bridgewater Wins Smart Cities Competition by addressing Energy Poverty
  • Solar CEDIF 4th Offering now Open
  • Ecology Action Centre Update
  • Welcome new corporate members
Solar Nova Scotia Newsletter Summer 2019

Fall 2018

  • Solar Nova Scotia Wraps up Work on Industry Studies
  • Successful Solar CEDIF continues to attract Nova Scotian investors
  • CANSIA Hires in Nova Scotia
  • HRM’s Solar City sees huge growth in 2018!
  • Antigonish Community Energy Coop Gears up for Next Group- Solar-Buy
  • Solar Homes Launches
  • New Solar Assist Platform will help Nova Scotians Navigate Changing Solar Landscape in NS
  • Solar Nova Scotia Elects New Officers
  • Indigenous Communities Harvesting the Power of the Sun!
  • New 40kW Solar Installation Coming Soon to NSCC Ivany Campus
  • NSCC Students to Undertake International Solar Projects!
  • Our Newest Corporate Member: Solar Ascent
Solar Nova Scotia Newsletter Fall 2018

April 2018

  • Solar News
  • Upcoming Courses & Events
  • Solar & Net Zero News in Nova Scotia
  • World News

July 2017

  • Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Program
  • Muskrat Falls hydro project.
  • Solar Scotia Energy CEDIF, the first solar CEDIF in Nova Scotia
  • and lots more!

May 2017

  • Upcoming Solar Courses in Sydney!
  • The PassivHaus tour on April 15
  • Solar Powered Pontoon Boat - Available For Tours
  • Local, National & International Solar News

March 2017

  • What went on at the Annual General Meeting
  • Nova Scotia Solar News: Trevor Butler speaks at Dal about sustainable building practices; Nova Solar Capital, a Kentville-based company, is expanding its Solar Capital Energy Inc. CEDIF project; movie: The Age of Consequences; the Emera Atlantic Canada Smart Energy Event; Ecology Action Centre series on Cap & Trade; and much much more. 

January 2017

  • 2017 Annual General Meeting
  • ACOA’s Clean Technology Initiative
  • Job Posting: Clean Energy Advisor
  • Net Zero presentation by Shawna Henderson 
  • Dalhousie College of Sustainability public lectures

September 2016

News - Local

  • Fall Courses
  • Halifax Solar City
  • Ecology Action Centre Net Zero Speaker Series

News - Canada

  • CANSIA Conference
  • Three Amigos Summit


  • COP 22
  • The Investment Community
  • Solar Cooling
  • Solar Impulse Aircraft
  • Churches in Great Britain go solar
  • USA Net Zero National Forum
  • Green mosques in Morocco
  • Chile: Solar Indigenous Villages
  • Germany: Berlin pulls its fossil fuel investments
  • Africa: AKON Solar Energy provider

January 2016

  • Solar Nova Scotia T-shirts are available!
  • Nova Scotia's Electricity Plan Implementation (2015) Act Bill 141
  • The Antigonish Community Energy Cooperative is gathering ''signatures'' on an electronic petition against Bill 141's restrictive solar provisions.
  • Solar PV & Net Metering in Nova Scotia
  • A Lunenburg councillor wants to build a community solar garden that would allow residents to share in renewable power that's generated from a centralized array located in a field or on a roof.