That’s the advice of Thomas Boehni, a Swiss pioneer in solar energy with 18 years experience in roof-mounted solar systems. You can hear what he has to say at information sessions across the province in the coming weeks.
by JAKE DEBRUYN
There’s something different these days about the rural landscape in Ontario. The green sprouts of corn, beans and wheat look the same as any other spring. It’s the new green energy systems that are capturing everyone’s attention.
Ontario’s Green Energy Act and the Ontario Power Authority’s Feed-in Tariff electricity program have kick-started significant investment in green energy technology, especially in rural Ontario. And solar panels are attracting a lot of interest.