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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.

24-Oct-2017

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.

24-Nov-2017

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.

18-Jun-2018

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.

17-Jul-2018

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.

05-Sep-2018

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.

05-Sep-2018

The Solution is Shining Above Us

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

05-Sep-2018

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.

19-Feb-2019

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.

12-Feb-2019

Introducing Our New Business Manager

Shanon Zachidniak has been hired as our new Business Manager.

31-May-2019

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.

21-Jun-2019

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.

30-Jun-2019

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.

20-Sep-2019

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.

25-May-2020

It's Go Time

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