SPICE Commitments SPICE is building an investment platform to help democratize community energy and allow all people to share in a just energy transition. Because SPICE is committed to the Co-operative Principles, including “Concern for Community”, the Board of Directors unanimously passed a motion in 2020 to commit to two key actions: That SPICE recognize

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In April 2019, SPICE was awarded a grant through Energy Efficiency Alberta’s Community Generation Capacity Building Program (CGCB). With the help of former Solar Energy Society of Alberta Executive Director, Rob Harlan to manage this project, SPICE has been using this funding to diligently carry out the following work over the past several months: Conduct

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January 2019 Update

Early in 2018, SPICE was thrilled to be awarded a significant project through Energy Efficiency Alberta’s Community Energy Capacity Building (CECB) Program which helped us complete our energy cooperative start-up. The Government of Alberta, in consultation with SPICE and others, is now shaping legislative changes that will allow community solar to realize its full potential

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There is a solar photovoltaic system on the roof of Earth’s General Store (EGS), but that is not the sole inspiration for today’s blog. We want to salute the store and its owner, Michael Kalmanovitch. Michael has a long history of countering narratives that serve only the individual – those tales of invisible hands fueling

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Introducing SPICE

Grow your principal with your principles. Today’s blog is about cooperatives. Granted sometimes one thing can lead to another. Just search online for cooperatives and you get hits on systems thinking, community development, social justice, meaningful jobs, and sustainable economic development – even world peace! Despite their positive impact on economic and social development, cooperatives

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