May 10, 2022: There is no doubt that some rare and potentially hazardous materials are present in solar modules. It is important to note that those materials exist in the production phase, at the end of a module’s life cycle, and occasionally in the event of a severe weather event such as a hurricane or tornado, if it damages a large solar array.
August 18, 2021: Around 2010, the perfect opportunity arose. Nine years into the solar game, SkyFire had enough experience to take on a bigger challenge, and a project at Okanagan College in Penticton fit that bill. The building’s owners and engineers were striving to meet the requirements of the Living Building Challenge, a certification meant to incorporate all aspects of a building’s life into a cohesive, sustainable package which actively supports its immediate surroundings.
June 17, 2021: The year 2021 will be significant the world over, as the year the global community climbed from the alarming depths of an unprecedented pandemic. For all the significance of that, the year 2021 also stands tall as a turning point for SkyFire Energy as we mark 20 years in business in 2021. Let’s spend some time diving into the history of SkyFire Energy, and how we managed to survive as early adopters of solar PV technology.