history

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.

University of Calgary Child Development Centre SkyFire Solar Anniversary

July 22, 2021: The University of Calgary’s Child Development Centre (CDC) is notable in the engineering world for being the first ever certified LEED Platinum building in a cold climate. It is also notable for being the very first commercial scale solar project ever installed by SkyFire Energy...

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.