Regina co-op hopes to make solar power more accessible to customers

Stephen Hall began exploring solar power as a way of securing the environment for his daughters’ future.


Solar power's popularity is on the rise in Saskatchewan

Jim Harding’s house overlooks Echo Lake from its place atop a hill at Fort San, just a couple of kilometres northwest of Fort Qu’Appelle. Atop isn’t totally accurate, actually.


It’s go time - Co-op Group Ready to Champion Solar Power

A Regina cooperative is hoping the popularity of solar power rises as their group sets off to bring more renewable energy to the province.


Regina Solar Power Co-op Seeking Partner for its First Large-Scale Installation

The Wascana Solar Co-operative and the Regina Catholic School Division are in talks about a joint project that would see solar panels put on the roof of Miller Comprehensive Catholic High School.


Our Friends' Sunny Examples of Success

The Saskatchewan Environmental Society (SES) began the Saskatoon Solar Co-op in 2015 and has installed three large-scale solar projects in the Saskatoon area.


Our Strategy Going Forward

Since late May, we have offered members and friends of the WSC a chance to participate in a share offering to gauge interest in a solar project built in the Regina area. We have good news on the Group Buy installation front.


The Solution is Shining Above Us

Despite the abundant supply of wind and sun, renewable energy sources have not made many inroads in Saskatchewan.


Why We Love Solar

In Southern Saskatchewan, Regina is a sweet spot for solar power generation with an average of 2267 hours of sunlight per year. We receive as much sun, on average, as Melbourne, Australia.


Your Average Solar Install

Solar is booming and people have a lot of interest about how solar may work for them. Here’s how to size a system for the average household in Regina.


Introducing Our New Business Manager

Shanon Zachidniak has been hired as our new Business Manager.


The Largest Solar Installation in Regina

We’ve partnered with Conexus Credit Union and MiEnergy for our first Solar Investment Opportunity, installing 115 solar panels on the roof of the North Albert Conexus branch.


Local co-operative seeing growth as interest in solar power rises

As more Regina residents and businesses become convinced of the power of solar, local startup Wascana Solar Co-operative has seen strong growth in its first year of operation.


Saskatchewan Solar Industry in Limbo Due to Sudden Program Cancellation

SaskPower announced Thursday that the program has now reached the 16MW cap and will no longer be accepting applications until further notice.


Wascana Solar Co-op Third Annual General Meeting

Wascana Solar Co-op (WSC) will be holding our third Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, May 27 starting at 7:30 pm. Due to the restrictions of COVID 19 this will be an online meeting. All members currently holding a Class A member share can participate.


Wascana Solar Co-operative Vice-President Shannon Zachidniak Elected to Regina City Council

On behalf of the board and membership of Wascana Solar Co-operative, I would like to congratulate our vice president Shanon Zachidniak on becoming the Ward 8 Regina City Councillor!


WSC Past, Present and Future

Wascana Solar Co-operative's President, Josh Campbell reflects on the organization's past, present and future direction.


CCSC Renewables Co-op panel

Wascana Solar Co-op will be attending the CCSC Renwable Co-op Panel on Wednesday, February 24th as a panelist.


Open letter to Regina City Council

Wascana Solar Co-operative has signed and authored an open letter to Regina City Council in support of reaching 100% renewable energy by 2050!


Profile by EcoFriendly Sask

We were recently featured in a community highlight from EcoFriendly Sask!


Wascana Solar Co-operative Board Member Update

Our thank you to Shanon Zachidniak and a welcome to Larissa Shasko and Jordan Chychrun


Wascana Solar Co-operative takes Leadership Role in Newly Formed Regina Energy Transition (RET) Coalition

WSC President Josh Campbell reports on recent and upcoming RET Coalition activities


SES Carbon-Free Electricity for Saskatchewan Report

Read the article by downloading the PDF below.


SaskPower Future Power System Planning Dialogue

SaskPower is opening four new dialogue sessions this June.


Canada's Greener Homes Grant

Looking to fund your solar panel installation?


RET - Email Your Regina City Councillors to Show Support for a 100% Renewable City

Show your support for our city's upcoming Energy and Sustainability Framework!


Seasons Greetings and A Message from our President


2022 AGM

We our holding our Annual General Meeting tonight at 7:30PM, open to all WSC Membership holders.


Welcoming Neil and Dave to our Board

Dave Mitchell and Neil Middlemiss are joing the WSC Board!


2023 AGM

We our hosting our Annual General Meeting on May 11th at 7:00PM, open to all WSC Membership holders.


New SIO Share Offering

We are excited to announce a new share offering under our Solar Investment Opportunity program


It's Go Time

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