Roost Solar finalist for 2 business awards!

Vernon, BC – Roost Solar is excited to announce that we have been named finalist in two categories by the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce.  Over 300 nominations were submitted across the various award categories, with Roost being named 1 of 3 finalists for “Green Business of the Year” and “Innovator of the Year”.  The Read More …

Free Fuel Forever

There has been a lot of talk about Electric Vehicles (EVs) lately with the likes of the Tesla model 3 running off the manufacturing line and virtually every major car manufacturing offering more and more competitively priced EV models. The ability to charge up those vehicles with the sun is compelling and a great use Read More …

Stephen Russell is Okanagan’s only NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional

Vernon, BC – Stephen Russell of Roost Solar has earned the solar industry’s leading recognition of installation expertise from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP®), and is now a NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional TM. NABCEP is the most highly respected and well established national certification organization for renewable energy professionals. Designation as Read More …

Solar Power vs. Grande Latte

One of the biggest reasons we’ve found residential customers have doubts about solar is due to the initial cost of solar equipment and installation.  Although all systems Roost Energy quotes offer safe, reliable returns and will more than pay for themselves during their lifetime, it can be a lot of cash upfront when compared to your bi-monthly electrical Read More …

Produce enough electricity to power all of BC today by covering Coldstream and Vernon in solar

It’s now becoming reasonably common knowledge that the price of solar electricity has been dropping dramatically in recent years (in the order of 50% in the US since 2009 according to a recent report by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory).  If only the same thing could be said of electricity bills! Couple this with the massive potential for Read More …