Category Archives: News & Events
Open House at Burrowing Owl Winery

You are cordially invited to the open house to see the newly installed 50kW grid tied solar PV system at the Burrowing Owl Winery in Oliver, BC. When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 Time: from 11:00am to 3:00pm Where: 5000 Burrowing Owl Place, Oliver, BC

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.

Strawbale Winery Buildings Powered by Renewable Energy

Orofino Winery increases it’s environmental commitment with winery tasting buildings now powered completely by solar energy.