Feb 18, 2018 | Community, Team Stories

Viridian Supports the Orcalab Hansen Island

Viridian is proud to be a partner in the upgrade of the renewable energy system at the Orcalab on Hansen Island.

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Sunriver Community Gardens - Sooke

Viridian Energy Co-Operative was happy to donate a small off-grid system to the Sooke Sunriver Community Gardens
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Solar Ready Tips For New Homes and Renovations

Building a home or a major renovation can be a stressful and costly time in your life but it can also be a great time
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Love What You Do; Make A Difference

Who can say they love what they do while working to make the world a better place?
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I just wanted to let you know how happy we are w. the panels.
We are still working off a credit from the summer and although things are getting colder - it is pretty cool that our summer production is paying for our winter consumption.

James Matthew Richardson, Ph.D.

Jan 26, 2018 | Resources, Community, Residential, Commercial

Solar Power in the Winter

Do solar panels generate electricity in the winter?  This seems a timely question as we enter the darker days of winter. The amount of energy produced by solar panels is a function of the intensity of the sunlight shining on it, the ambient temperature, and the hours of sunlight. Let’s look at each of these three factors one-by-one.

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Celebrating Working Cooperatively

The week of October 16th, 2017 was coop week. It was also the week of Viridian Energy Coop’s annual retreat
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Don in Cambodia with Students

Energy in Cambodia

Have you ever wondered how the Khmer people built the ancient temples at Angkor Wat in Cambodia? Was solar power used?
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Ryan Windsor Solar Install Central Saanich Vancouver Island

Installation complete! Thank you Viridian Energy Co-operative for doing a fantastic job on our solar project.

Ryan Windsor, Mayor of Central Saanich

Dec 24, 2017 | Projects, Press, Community, Commercial

CVRD’s Bing's Creek Solar Project

Viridian Energy Cooperative had the opportunity to work with the Cowichan Valley Regional District to design and install a 23kW grid-tied solar power plant. The system is located on the roofs of the staff building and recycling center. The system employs 88 265W Hanwha solar modules and AP Systems 3-phase micro-inverters. 

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