Move the slider to find out the roof area required to generate a portion of a typical building’s energy requirements:
You can also let the system decide the power generation figure by providing your annual electrical power consumption here: kWh. This figure can be found by logging into your BC Hydro account and generating a custom report for your building.
Note: This information is not retained on our server.
Alternatively, choose one of the example systems below:
Yes, grant programs are periodically available to support solar installations, so it is worth researching, see financing page. Other initiatives also help to make solar PV more affordable, such as net metering, PST exemptions and, commercially, capital cost allowances (see financing page for more details).