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Solar Energy in Vancouver: Key to Becoming the World’s Greenest City

Global warming is no longer a myth. It’s a perilous environmental problem that threatens the entire human population, and non-profit organizations, such as the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), have been continuously spearheading projects aimed to overturn the effects of global warming. One of those innovative initiatives is the Earth Hour City Challenge, a year-long competition [...]

August 7th, 2015|

Reliable Solar Energy for Vancouver Households: Benefits and Concerns

Solar power technology offers many benefits to Canada homes, but it also has issues which you can rely on specialists in solar energy in Vancouver to solve. The Sun is the biggest source of free energy for the Earth. Without this bounty, it would be impossible for life to exist, and that includes the highly [...]

August 7th, 2015|

Wind, Geothermal, and Solar Energy in Vancouver Could Soon Be the Norm

The civilization’s dependence on fossil fuels and their dwindling supply have prompted many businesses and residents to take a long, hard look at renewable energy sources like wind, geothermal, and solar. Detractors have raised their concerns, but the long-term benefits of renewable energy far outweigh the limitations, as described in Conserve Energy Future. While there [...]

August 7th, 2015|

Vancouver Solar Power is as Cost-Competitive as Conventional Sources

Local Vancouver solar energy providers such as Terratek Energy, Inc. have a newfound friend in a recent study; the results of which further strengthen the case for increased reliance on solar power generation in the coming years. CBC News reports: Solar and wind power are increasingly cost-competitive with conventional forms of electrical power, including coal [...]

August 7th, 2015|

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|