Category: Front.

Solar Cabin in Brackendale

Posted by in Front, News, Our News, on August 31, 2016

Vancouver Renewable Energy is at it again! We’ve just completed the installation of a 3.5 kW Solar panel array that feeds into BC Hydro. This beautiful cabin in the woods was a pleasure to work on from start to finish.   It was not without it’s difficulties though. A 40 degree roof can be difficult to deal […]

Solar Powers Education in Squamish

Posted by in Front, News, Our News, on June 22, 2016

VREC recently installed a solar energy system at Quest University in Squamish just in time for the city officially becoming a Solar City. The 4.1 kW grid-tie system was a student lead project that is primarily designed for educational purposes. Production from the system can be viewed on-line. The system uses Trina modules and AP […]

Another East Van Home Powers Up with Solar Energy

Posted by in Front, News, Our News, on February 17, 2016

VREC recently completed another grid-tie photovoltaic (PV) installation in East Vancouver. The fourteen module photovoltaic system mounted on the south-facing upper roof will produce approximately 4,200 kWh annually – enough to supply the average Vancouver home with nearly half its energy needs or to power an energy efficient household year-round. An average Canadian household uses […]

Interactive Solar Map

Posted by in Front, News, Our News, on October 27, 2015

We have put together an interactive map of the solar energy installations we have done since 2004 Zoom out to view our installations outside the Lower Mainland. In some cases you can see the current production of the solar energy systems. Click on the icon for the link. You can also see a map of […]

East Van Family Powers up with Solar

Posted by in Front, News, Our News, on April 3, 2015

Not only are garages set back from major shade structures, they also provide a number of advantages such as easy rooftop access, convenient and simple wiring options, lower wind load, and hip roofs which allow at lest some of the modules to face due south. Such advantages make for more affordable installations, with greater overall production.