Solar Energy: A Critical Tool to Address BC Hydro’s Drought Challenge

A recent news article revealed B.C. Hydro’s anticipation of a severe drought this summer, which would trim power production due to low snowpack levels in B.C. mountains. This signals a growing trend that calls for urgent action—BC Hydro needs to diversify its energy sources to cope with increasing electricity demand...

Countdown Begins: Canada’s Greener Homes Program Rebate Set to Expire Within Two Weeks

With just two weeks left until the expiration of Canada’s Greener Homes Program rebate, homeowners across the country are urged to act swiftly to take advantage of this opportunity. Launched to promote energy efficiency and combat climate change, the program offers financial incentives for homeowners to make eco-friendly upgrades to...

The Alberta Emergency Alert and the Call for Solar Solutions

In the height of winter, Alberta residents received a surprise critical emergency alert urging them to reduce electricity consumption promptly or rolling blackouts would be implemented. An anxiety inducing thought when the outside temperature is -40. The emergency alert served as a stark reminder of the fragility of Canada’s current...

Power Challenges Loom for British Columbia as Demand Surges

In a recent report by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), concerns have been raised about the ability of British Columbia (B.C.) to sustain consistent power generation in the near future. The report suggests that by 2026, the province could face challenges due to a combination of rising demand...

Canada Greener Homes Rebate Set to Expire in March

In a recent announcement, the Canada Greener Homes Program has revealed that the clock is ticking on the popular rebate program, scheduled to conclude in March. If you’ve been contemplating taking advantage of the savings with solar, or shifting to more sustainable living, now is the time to make it...

Greener Homes Loan

Exciting News: Canadian Government Offers Up to $40,000 Interest-Free Loan for Your Green Home Upgrades! This could make your dream of an energy-efficient home a reality. Introducing the Greener Homes Loan, a remarkable opportunity for homeowners like you. With this program, you can access an interest-free loan of up to $40,000,...

BC Hydro Proposes New Time-of-Day Rate: What You Need to Know

Due to the increasing number of electric vehicles (EVs) on the road, BC Hydro is in the process of applying for a new residential rate design. The release emphasized their intention to introduce rates that offer more flexibility and opportunities for savings when charging your EV at home. In February,...

BC’s Largest rooftop Solar array is now on the new LuLuLemon distribution centre in Delta, as the international brand embraces renewable energy

Shift Energy Group Inc. (“Shift”) was contracted by Wesgroup Properties and lululemon to develop and construct the largest rooftop solar array in British Columbia. This remarkable array, shaped like the lululemon logo, consists of 2592 panels with a capacity of 1.2 MW. It is estimated to generate 1,087,943 kWh of...

Canada’s premier integrated solar roof product is here. Your roof is now solar powered.

Shift is pleased to announce the introduction of Roofit.Solar to Canada. We believe building integrated photovoltaics is the future and we are excited to begin commercial and individual residential installations now. Roofit.Solar by Shift looks like a sleek black metal roof, but it’s quite far from ordinary. The 2-in-1 design...

Is your new home truly “Solar Ready?”

There is considerable confusion around the concept of a solar-ready home. While building regulations currently refer to a home being solar hot water ready, being solar PV ready is entirely different. Taking simple steps at the outset of a project can save a significant amount of money in the long...