• First Project in Toronto is Live!

    Oct 16, 2013

    Local SolarShare members are proud and delighted to find a project to invest in closer to home. Our very first project in Toronto is now pumping clean green solar power into the grid and is open for Solar Bond investment. "Goodmark" is located in an industrial area of Rexdale on a building tha... Read More

  • SolarShare-Powered Mushrooms!

    Sep 26, 2013

    Mushrooms may not need sunshine to grow, but SolarShare’s new project is changing the rules.  We're delighted to announce that Champion Mushroom Farm is now home to a 243 kW DC solar project and SolarShare is the proud new owner. 445 panels have been mounted on the rooftop of the comm... Read More

  • SolarShare Pitches Big Investors at the TSX

    Sep 19, 2013

    The sun is shining on the TSX today. After a successful launch event this morning at the Toronto Stock Exchange, SolarShare now has improved access to capital from over 100 impact investors.    The new Social Venture Exchange (SVX), a Restricted Market Dealer under the Ontario Securities ... Read More

  • Have Your Say! Ontario's Long Term Energy Plan

    Sep 12, 2013

    The Ontario Ministry of Energy has recently revealed their Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) and is looking for YOUR feedback on the process. It's very easy to have your say, and important that the government hears feedback from all Ontarians. How to Have your Say: Review "Making Choices: Reviewing O... Read More

  • Referral month winner!

    Aug 20, 2013

    SolarShare is happy to announce that Adam Popper is the winner of Referral Month after referring four of his friends and family and raising $16,000 of investment for SolarShare. That's a lot of solar panels!  We said we would reward the winner with a great prize, and we delivered! This year's ... Read More

  • 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