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Site C Report Shows Renewables are the Future

November 2nd, 2017|

The BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) report on the economics of Site C was released this week, making a clear case that conservation, wind, solar and geothermal could be as good or better for B.C. than the mega dam. This is great news for the renewable energy sector, highlighting the competitive reality of renewables, which can [...]

Man Turns to Solar to Hollow out Hydro Bill

October 16th, 2017|

One of our clients was recently featured in the news for his decision to go solar. Read the Oliver Chronicle article below to learn why Maurice Nunas says solar should be viewed as a return on investment (roi) and not only in terms of payback. Man Turns to Solar to Hollow out Hydro Bill Investing [...]

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 [...]

Upcoming event: An Introduction to Home Solar in the Okanagan

August 9th, 2017|

Saturday Sept. 23 we are hosting an educational session on why Kelowna and the Okanagan are some of the best places to install solar power in BC. Join us from 11 am-12 pm to learn: • The Economics of Solar Power • How Net Metering Works • Product and Inverter Options • Recent Installations [...]

Solar in Kelowna: What You Need to Know

July 10th, 2017|

Why solar panels make sense in the sunny Okanagan Many people are aware of the hot, sunny days in Kelowna making the city and the region a great place for solar power. Yet, there’s another less well known reason why Kelowna and the Okanagan Valley is one of the best places for solar in BC. [...]

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 [...]

Harnessing Solar Power: Holding Its Own on Cloudy Days in Vancouver

August 7th, 2015|

The world’s supply of fossil fuels are steadily dwindling, and experts say that it has become a matter of when they’d run out, not if. In fact, there are those who say that the present known supplies of coal, gas, and oil could run out by the years 2081, 2061, and 2051, respectively; and any [...]

Have Solar Panels in Vancouver Installed in Your Home and Gain its Benefits

August 7th, 2015|

People are constantly finding ways to “go green” and save the environment. One idea that has been thrown around for years is the usage of solar panels in Vancouver and elsewhere. It is one of the most prominent ideas where environmental-friendly solutions and cutting down on utility bills is concerned, and it is slowly making [...]

Vancouver Solar Energy for the City’s Goal to Go 100 Per Cent Green

August 7th, 2015|

Vancouver just became one of the latest cities to pledge commitment towards using 100 per cent renewable energy. The Guardian reported that the Canadian city targets to use only green energy for electricity, as well as transportation, and heating and cooling in 20 years. Vancouver made the announcement during the ICLEI World Congress 2015, a [...]

Vancouver Solar Energy Possibilities: Installing Solar Panels at Home

August 7th, 2015|

With everyone being concerned about the environment, turning to renewable sources of energy has become a popular choice for many. Those seeking to bring solar energy to Vancouver houses can directly install photovoltaic panels to help power homes. Homes with access to solar energy can save on power bills and have an always-ready back-up source [...]