Let’s take a look at how solar energy works:

1. Solar Panels
The Sun provides an abundant source of clean, renewable energy that is captured by monocrystalline solar panels.
2. Inverters
Inverters converts the solar energy from DC into usable AC energy to power your household loads.
3. BC Hydro Smart Meter
Measures your electricity usage and excess electricity generation, reducing your electricity bill and earning you Kwh credits.
4. System Monitoring
Our systems are equipped with lifetime system monitoring, granting you access to the real-time status of your energy from your smart-phone, tablet or computer.

Let’s talk about the benefits of solar power:

Seize your energy independence.
A quality solar installation in your home will generate clean energy and savings on your electricity bills for 25+ years.
Earn credits for generating excess electricity.
When you generate more power than you use, BC Hydro allows you to earn credits through their Net Metering Program.
Earn an Annualized Return
Compared to a conventional GIC earning 2%, investing in your home can generate an annualized return as high as 6 to 10% over a 25 year term.
Sell your home for more.
Adding solar to your home is known to increase your property value by an amount equivalent to the cost of the solar panel system.
Contribute to a cleaner future.
Decrease your carbon footprint and charge your electric vehicle with a sustainable, solar powered home.

Actual BCHydro Consumption Data From Our Customers

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“Our experience with Shift was delightful”

Our experience with Shift was delightful. They managed to flawlessly perform a difficult installation on our tall house with a steep roof . And thanks to their mapping software and their ability to push the limits, they were the only ones who could make our high number of panels fit. All of this with constant smiles and friendliness.

– Bruno C., Victoria, BC

“I couldn’t be more pleased”

Great company to deal with. On time and courteous. Project came in on budget. My solar system in up and running, and I couldn’t be more pleased! Colyn and Tim kept me in the loop at all times so I always knew what was happening. If your considering solar power, Shift Energy Group is the way to go! Thanks guys!!!

– Rick B., Coombs, BC

Why Should you Choose Shift for your Solar Project?

1.
BC’s Top Rated Solar Installer.
See the many fantastic Google and Facebook reviews our customers have left us.
2.
Guaranteed Energy Savings.
Enjoy peace of mind and energy savings knowing that your system will perform as we say it will, or we cover the difference.
3.
Aesthetic Installations.
We have a variety of product options, and an exceptional installation crew that integrate solar into your home seamlessly and beautifully.
4.
100+ Installations.
Our in-house installation crews have installed over 100 solar panel systems across Western Canada and we’re just getting started.
5.
10+ Years in Business.
We’ve been serving clients with their energy needs for over 10 years. If you have a problem or questions now or in the future, we’ll be around to answer them.
6.
Product Selection.
We only outfit our installations with the best in industry equipment. All of the products we install are from top brands in solar and are warrantied.
7.
Warranty on Parts and Labour.
We stand by our products and our workmanship. If there’s any problem during or after your installation, we’ll take care of you.
8.
Competitive Pricing.
If you can get assurance that your products and workmanship are warrantied, your energy savings are guaranteed, your vendor is one of the top-rated in the country, all at a great price, why would you work with anyone else?
Would you like to view our completed Solar projects?

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How much does solar cost?

When it comes to solar, one size does not fit all. Every home is unique. Every wire runs different. Personal objectives vary and aesthetics matter more to some than others. This is why we feel it important to custom design each system to suit the needs and requirements of each individual client. We’ll listen to what you want and provide the most cost effective project we feel will add the most value to you.

Installing solar is one of the safest and most reliable investments you can make. Enjoy financial returns starting day 1 and protect yourself against yearly electricity rate hikes.

Smaller home
systems (4-5 KW) $9,000 and range to $12,000
Average home
systems (7-10 KW) $15,000 and range to $22,000
Larger home systems
systems (12-18 KW) $24,000 and range to $40,000
You have a budget. We have a payment plan to match it.

We make it easy for you to start enjoying the benefits of solar sooner rather than later. Apply for an easy monthly or biweekly payment plan, and get solar with no money out of pocket. Get pre-approved in seconds!

What do Clients say about working with Shift?

We called several companies in the area and Shift Energy was the only company that responded with a well thought out plan to match our requirements. Their response was quick, very professional and cost effective. After setting up an installation schedule our 4.2 kw (14 panels) array was installed in a day. The electrical setup was completed over the next week due mostly to us installing a charging port for our Tesla with Shift’s electrician. Again a very professional installation. We really love our solar system. Especially when BC Hydro pays us for giving them power.

– Keith W.

We chose shift because you were prompt and thorough in preparing and a quote and recommending the right system for our house. You came to our site and answered every question we had. We chose to get solar because we just added air conditioning and a hot tub to our power load. The payback was better than we expected and the price the Shift Energy Group system was far cheaper than I expected. During the installation the installers answered more questions , showed me everything and were happy to include my recommendations on where and how to run wires in my house.

– Lee P.

Outstanding job! From initial planning to installation, the job couldn’t have been done better. The proposal was accurate, detailed and great value for money. The installation tram was truly exceptional. They came when promised and did the job quickly and perfectly. One other thing, everyone I dealt with was the nicest people to deal with … truly remarkable crew!

– Peter G.

Great service. Very competitive pricing, but the proof is in the performance. The solar system met its performance target for the first 12 months of operation.

– Ron K.

Thinking of Going Solar? Get a Your Personalized Quote from BC’s Top-Rated Solar Installation Company.

All Solar Panels are warrantied for 25 years of performance. Inverters and Micro-inverters also have warranties extendable to 25 years. To provide complete peace of mind to our clients, we warranty our workmanship to match product warranties to a maximum of 25 years. On top of this, we guarantee the energy production from every one of our solar energy systems.

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