Solar Workshop for Agriculture Based Businesses


OnGrowing Works and Foxwood Ranch hosted a very successful solar workshop on April 6th. The workshop was tailored to agriculture based business operators. Frank Laxshimalla, P. Eng, Manager of Energy Services, Strategic Development with Integrated Sustainability in Calgary, walked the workshop participants through the solar basics in Alberta. Mr. Laxshimalla's presentation included; Alberta Electricity Grid, Understanding Your Electricity Bills, Solar Economics - including exploring Alberta Government grants via Growing Forward 2, Solar Projects from design to completion, and the WattBox ( The work shop wrapped up with a visit to Baobab Farm to visit a recent installation involving Integrated Sustainability and OnGrowing Works