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Kelowna media features Terratek projects

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 [...]

August 15th, 2017|

Upcoming event: An Introduction to Home Solar in the Okanagan

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 [...]

August 9th, 2017|

Tesla Powerwall Now Available

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. [...]

July 20th, 2017|

Solar in Kelowna: What You Need to Know

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. [...]

July 10th, 2017|

Penticton Secondary Reduces Energy Costs with Solar Power

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 [...]

June 23rd, 2017|

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

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 [...]

August 7th, 2015|

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

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 [...]

August 7th, 2015|

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

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 [...]

August 7th, 2015|

Vancouver Solar Energy Possibilities: Installing Solar Panels at Home

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 [...]

August 7th, 2015|

Solar Photovoltaics: Reaping the Benefits of Solar Energy in Vancouver

With traditional energy costs rising by the day, it is only practical to look for other sources of energy such as hydroelectric power, wind energy, and solar energy in Vancouver. Harnessing the power of natural sources of energy will not only cut your expenses but also reduce the pollution caused by burning coals and fossil [...]

August 7th, 2015|