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...

The US just announced, an $82M investment into the manufacturing and recycling of solar panels

We like to think of the US, as Canada’s crystal ball into the renewable energy future. That’s why, when we see news like this, we get excited. The US Department of Energy (DOE) has recently announced a significant investment of $82 million in 19 innovative solar manufacturing and recycling projects...

2023 Federal Budget Paves The Way For A More Sustainable Future.

We are thrilled to see the recent news about the 2023 federal budget ushering in a new era for Canadian renewable energy. This exciting development is a major step forward in achieving Canada’s climate goals and building a more sustainable future. The new measures, including the Clean Technology Investment Tax...

Energy Independence is Now Closer Than Ever with Efficiency Nova Scotia’s SolarHome Program

Energy Independence is Now Closer Than Ever with Efficiency Nova Scotia’s SolarHome Program! Efficiency Nova Scotia’s SolarHomes Program offers incentives to homeowners for Solar PV systems, and now, battery storage solutions. The goal is to make powering your home using clean renewable energy more affordable than ever. Currently, the program...

One of the largest solar arrays on Vancouver Island to be installed in downtown Victoria, BC.

Shift is pleased to announce it has been contracted by Jawl Properties and Concert Properties to develop and build one of the largest solar arrays on Vancouver Island. The 251-panel (114 KW) system will be installed on the roof of the Capital Park complex. Benchmark BC rates Capital Park fifth...

As of the year 2025, all new buildings in Victoria, BC will have to be Zero-Carbon.

5 years ahead of the provincial requirements, the City of Victoria just announced that as of 2025, all new buildings will have to be Zero-Carbon. This will take effect following the introduction of BC Building Code carbon pollution standards in December of this year. Greenhouse emissions from new builds are...