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Solar Electricity 101

You are invited to: Come hear what home owners have to say about going solar. Sponsored by: Swiss Solar Tech, Summerland BC. Guest Speakers: Jim Wyse, Burrowing Owl Winery; Paul McCavour; Dr. Robert Calder and more. When: Thursday, March 8, 2018. From 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Where: Sonora Community Centre, Osoyoos BC. 8505 – 68th Avenue. […]

Trend Towards Solar Power at Okanagan Valley Wineries

A well-established winery in the south Okanagan is the latest to join a trend of Okanagan wineries going green. As Shelby Thom from Global Okanagan reports, Burrowing Owl Estate winery is one of many wineries utilizing solar energy to become more sustainable. Click Here for the full article and news report.

South Okanagan Winery 30 Years by going Green

Watching flames come very close to his business led an Oliver winery owner to make some fire-proofing changes to the facility. And while he was at it, Walter Gehringer also decided to go green. The upgrades have been completed just in time to mark Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery’s 30th anniversary, and it’s holding an open […]

Solar in the tar sands: LUBICON Piitapan Project

Swiss Solar Tech trained the young Lubicon Cree Band members how to install their first solar PV system for their health care centre in Little Buffalo Alberta. Eight solar PV panels have been installed on ten one-axis poles.

BC Green Party Leader on Solar Tour in Penticton

The BC Green party has been in an exciting time of transition over the last year and Interim Leader Adam Olsen has been touring BC meeting with local government and community leaders.