Tag Archives: green wealth

Solar Income Fund Inc. and The Corporation of the Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc enter into Memorandum of Understanding for the Development of Solar PV Installations

June 8, 2012, Toronto, ON: Solar Income Fund Inc. (“SIF”) and The Corporation of the Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc (the “Municipality”) have entered into an agreement to build Solar PV energy installations across Strathroy-Caradoc’s real estate portfolio. Development and implementation of …

Despite changes to it’s Feed-in Tariff program Germany remains in top 3 Globally

If you want to know what is happening in the renewable energy sector stop reading the newspapers and start reading independent global research reports. The green energy infastructure sector continues to grow at a double digit pace with no slowdown …

The 3rd Industrial Revolution: Green and Renewable

Interesting article on the shift in industrial policy required to ignite lasting and sustainable growth. http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/features/article2935269.ece

Germany bets on decreasing solar panel costs: on the Path to Grid Parity

While the news of Germany’s cut to its solar energy subsidy program, the Feed-in Tariff program, is making headline news, most don’t understand the significance of the German policy. For the past 12 years Germany has been leading the world …

Solar Energy Costs to decline by more than 50% in coming decade….

According to the latest research by the EPIA, Solar Energy is on track to be a low cost energy leader in the coming decade. For full report visit: http://www2.epia.org/documents/CITES/Competing_Full_Report.pdf  

Human Cost of Burning Fossil Fuels….

Interesting analysis from Scientific American website. Too often the debate about the cost of energy excludes the impact to individual health and the health care system. Given the amount of public funding for the health care system in Canada we …

Solar politics and rhetoric do not match the budget math for Ontario….

It seems as if the Green Energy Act (2009) is the new punching bag of political pundits. While widely criticized for paying “too much” to renewable energy producers with Feed-in Tariff rates that are “too high”, the math paints a …

People, Planet and Profits…The Triple Bottom Line

SIF has recently launched it’s corporate social responsibility program, the SIF 3BL (“triple bottom line”) Program. We believe that a company’s success cannot be simply measured by its financial achievements and must also take into account corporate, environmental and social …

Oil and Renewables: Slicing up the Subsidy Pie | Renewable Energy World Magazine Article

An often misrepresented topic in Canada. Who is really getting the most in subsidies? Oil and Renewables: Slicing up the Subsidy Pie | Renewable Energy World Magazine Article.

2nd Renewable Energy Finance Forum:Ontario,Canada

Ontario continues to move forward in developing an extensive portfolio of renewable energy projects. Ontario’s Green Energy and Economy Act has now been in operation for over a year. As a result it is no longer a question of how …