Solar Power News

Site C Report Shows Renewables are the Future

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 [...]

2020-03-09T16:34:07+00:00November 2nd, 2017|

Man Turns to Solar to Hollow out Hydro Bill

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 [...]

2020-03-09T16:34:07+00:00October 16th, 2017|

The Future of Solar Power is Here

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 [...]

2020-03-09T16:34:07+00:00September 18th, 2017|

Solar Education Sessions in the Okanagan

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 [...]

2020-03-09T16:34:07+00:00September 1st, 2017|

How Many Solar Panels to Offset your Electric Car?

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 [...]

2020-03-09T16:34:08+00:00August 22nd, 2017|

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 new [...]

2020-03-09T16:34:08+00:00August 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 in [...]

2020-03-09T16:34:08+00:00August 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. [...]

2020-03-09T16:34:08+00:00July 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. [...]

2020-03-09T16:34:08+00:00July 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 [...]

2020-03-09T16:34:08+00:00June 23rd, 2017|