• Turning Toward the Light

    Aug 15, 2013

    NOW Toronto's Adria Vasil interviewed SolarShare President Mike Brigham about co-operative power. Read the original NOW interview here. SolarShare prez Mike Brigham talks up cooperative power One month after the province announced it was overhauling, some say assaulting, the Green Energy Act, Tor... Read More

  • SolarShare Poised to Be Largest Solar Co-operative in Canada

    Jul 09, 2013

    With another 4.9 MW of projects to be added to its portfolio, the SolarShare Co-operative is poised to become the largest solar energy co-operative in Canada.  Last week the Ontario Power Authority awarded SolarShare with conditional feed-in tariff contract offers on 13 new rooftop solar proj... Read More

  • New Project! Michael Street

    May 22, 2013

    Congratulations co-op members, you will have another amazing solar project to invest in! SolarShare has closed a deal with Endura Energy Developments Inc (EEDI) to build a 149 kW DC system on this commercial rooftop in Ottawa. Construction will be underway soon to install Canadian Sol... Read More

  • Community Power opposes Bill 39 (Ontario)

    Apr 17, 2013

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Wednesday, April 17, 2013  Community Power Co-ops Urge MPPs to Support Feed-In Tariff, Oppose Bill 39   TORONTO—Community power groups are opposed to Bill 39, a private member’s bill scheduled for a vote at Queen’s Park this Thursday, and... Read More

  • Ontario Street Wows!

    Feb 28, 2013

    Since SolarShare partnered with Bullfrog Power and Moose Power to bring this St. Catharine's project to fruition, it has seen some impressive production. How much does a 140 kW system generate in just a few months? Over the  long winter of scarce sunshine, Ontario Street has already produced 17... Read More

  • Accelerate: Success! 35 Solar Project Applications

    Jan 23, 2013

    After months of hard work, the SolarShare team is bleary-eyed but very happy to annouce that the Accelerate! campaign was a great success. Over 100 new members in Peel and York joined our co-op to make new projects in those regions possible.  "The SolarShare team and our developer partners hav... Read More

  • An Excellent Match: New Partnership with Bullfrog Power

    Jan 22, 2013

    SolarShare is delighted to announce our partnership with Bullfrog Power, Canada's 100 per cent green energy provider. Bullfrog will provide project financing for the construction of new SolarShare installations in Ontario, projects that any resident in the province can invest in once they are opera... Read More

  • Approved to Sell More Bonds!

    Nov 20, 2012

    Regulatory Approval a Win for RE Co-ops  The waiting is over! The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) has officially receipted the SolarShare offering statement.  After a long process and more than a year of hard work, the Co-op is now approved to accept larger 5-year bo... Read More

  • Youngest SolarShare Member

    Aug 30, 2012

    When dad runs a solar company, it's never too soon to try solar on for size. Especially if it's size Teensy and comes with a tutu.  Emma Knapp became a SolarShare member at age 1 week when her father, Andy Knapp of Moose Power (a developer partner of SolarShare) decided to buy a bond in her na... Read More

  • New SolarShare Project - Modules and Inverters Now Installed

    Aug 27, 2012

    BEFORE AFTER Located in St. Catherine's, Ontario, construction on this new SolarShare project is well under way. A previously unused commercial rooftop on Ontario Street is now covered with this beautiful solar installation and will soon provide clean electricity for the good people of St. Cat... Read More