Solar Photovoltaic

The Future of Solar Power is Here

September 18th, 2017|

Insights from 2017 Solar Power International Conference We just returned from this year’s Solar Power International Conference inspired and a little tired after spending three full days learning and networking with leaders in the solar power industry. What struck us most about the event was its sheer size, more than 20,000 people attended this year’s [...]

Solar Education Sessions in the Okanagan

September 1st, 2017|

When we tell people what we do for a living, we often hear a common response: "‘Solar? I’ve always been interested in that – how does it work" We love this comment because there couldn’t be a better time to explore solar. Solar power is not only an innovative, clean technology that decreases the need [...]

How Many Solar Panels to Offset your Electric Car?

August 22nd, 2017|

Driving an electric vehicle (EV) is a great way to save on fuel costs while also helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Some EV owners choose to go even further by adding rooftop solar to power their electric car. In doing so, their car is literally powered by sunshine! Not only is this a game-changer [...]

Kelowna media features Terratek projects

August 15th, 2017|

Two of our recent commercial projects are featured in the news. The articles highlight Shane Worman, a well known developer and builder, who choose to install solar on two of his commercial buildings. Click on the links below to read the full articles: Developer looks to solar More solar panels popping up on [...]

Tesla Powerwall Now Available

July 20th, 2017|

We’re excited to announce that Tesla Powerwall is now available to our customers in BC. The new Powerwall 2 is a home battery system that allows you to store 13.5 kWh of energy per unit. The energy can be used at a later time or provide clean back-up power in the event of utility outages. [...]

Penticton Secondary Reduces Energy Costs with Solar Power

June 23rd, 2017|

We're pleased to share the solar power system we installed on Penticton Secondary School in April was recently featured in the Penticton Herald: Pen-Hi solar array has cut power bill by $3,000 in just 2 months As the title suggests, the article highlights that the school has already saved $3,000 in electrical operating costs, which [...]

How Vancouver Solar Energy Firms can Help Install Affordable Panels

August 7th, 2015|

Feeling the adverse effects of climate change, many homes have already made the switch from relying on fossil fuel generated electricity to renewable power. However, the biggest factor that deters some to take similar action is the relatively high cost of the equipment needed to produce clean and sustainable energy. This problem may soon become [...]

Terratek Solar System Featured on CBC News

August 7th, 2015|

Terratek Energy installed the solar for this fantastic project in North Vancouver. Click on the link here to read more about this remarkable home.

Quick Self-Assessment: Is Solar Electricity Right for You?

August 7th, 2015|

When you think of ‘Solar Power’ what is it that comes into your head? For a lot of people their immediate thought or image is of Solar Panels mounted on roofs which convert sunlight into electricity. In technical terms these Solar Panels are known as Solar Photovoltaic modules or Solar PV and converting sunlight into [...]

BUILDEX Vancouver Tradeshow

August 7th, 2015|

For those of you in the Vancouver area, Terratek will once again be attending the annual BUILDEX Vancouver Tradeshow on February 19th and 20th (that’s this Wednesday and Thursday), held at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. If you are able to make it, please stop by to say hello. We hope to see as many [...]