Solar energy works in any climate and the fuel (sunshine) is free. Edmonton's winter climate is well-suited to solar energy. With 2,300 hours of sun in an average year, our city is one of the sunniest cities in Canada. Check out this Tiny Explanation infographic on Solar In Edmonton. Note: The City of Edmonton residential solar rebate program has been fully subscribed and is no longer accepting applicants. The Canada Greener Homes Progam may still be providing rebates.