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Running on Sunshine: Using Solar Energy in Vancouver to Fuel Cars

With the increasing prices of gasoline to fuel cars, and the gathering pernicious impact of global warming, people are steadily turning to solar-powered electric vehicles (EV) and viewing solar energy in Vancouver to power recharging stations for their electric cars as a positive alternative. Ted Laturnus, in his article for Straight.com, writes about the city’s [...]

August 7th, 2015|

Off-Grid Solar Energy in Vancouver Rises Amidst an Aging Power Grid

It doesn't matter how many megawatts power plants are dishing out. Without good transmission lines, energy isn't going anywhere. Thousands of miles of transmission lines run across Canada's southern provinces. Big cities like Vancouver, Toronto, and Calgary benefit from hundreds of power plants pumping out as much power as they can. However, even with an [...]

August 7th, 2015|

How Vancouver Solar Energy Firms can Help Install Affordable Panels

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 [...]

August 7th, 2015|

People Power: Taking a Proactive Approach to Solar Energy in Vancouver

A lot of people are concerned about the potential problems the continued warming of the Earth’s atmosphere might cause. To curb the rise of global temperatures, many governments have instituted policy changes designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which contribute to the warming phenomenon. To the dismay of many, Stephen Harper’s government has, as of [...]

August 7th, 2015|

Terratek Solar System Featured on CBC News

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

August 7th, 2015|

Rising Use of Solar Energy in Vancouver Buildings – A Promising Sign

Renewable energy is an increasing concern for many people, whether they be private individuals installing solar panels for Vancouver homes or public institutions investing in wind farms. It also bodes well that companies like Terratek Energy to provide the expertise and resources to encourage this energy revolution. This emerging environmental consciousness can greatly help in [...]

August 7th, 2015|

Vancouver Solar Energy: Power Source You Can Rely On Even in the Cold

The city of Yukon installed solar panels on its government buildings a few years ago. The result: reliable solar power even in places which get little sunshine.   Since 2009, the Yukon Energy Solutions Centre has been monitoring the performance of the solar panels installed on government buildings. They recently released a report, stating that [...]

August 7th, 2015|

Solar Energy in Vancouver: Powering Up Your Home Safely and Naturally

Every homeowner typically deals with utility expenses sapping a good deal of his monthly budget– you may have had to sacrifice some wants to pay extra for the needs. However, as a CBC news report shows, there’s one other option to consider:   "A Surrey resident has drastically cut his electricity bill by installing solar [...]

August 7th, 2015|

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

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 [...]

August 7th, 2015|

BUILDEX Vancouver Tradeshow

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 [...]

August 7th, 2015|