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One Decade of Illuminating Communities with Solar

The integration of solar power is a substantial part of working toward a more environmentally sustainable society, and the past decade has seen remarkable advances in the industry.

When Urban Solar was founded in 2008, its mission embodied the essence of this long-term plan for sustainability, and still does today with unique solar solutions and a commitment to innovation.

Urban Solar was founded on the notion of developing high-performing products and being exclusively dedicated to providing solar lighting for the transportation industry.

Today, Urban Solar’s mission has expanded to providing reliable commercial solar lighting solutions for many other applications, including parking lot and pathway lighting, area lighting and many other ready-made, easy-to-install solutions. The growth of these product lines indicates the popularity of solar lighting for municipalities and the private sector.

Since its inception, Urban Solar has seen steady growth in one of its most valued assets – its people. As a proud Living Wage for Families employer, Urban Solar is committed to its employees for the long term. The company has also invested in the development of the next generation of solar innovators with the establishment of an achievement award and bursary for students in BCIT’s electrical trades program, and is a proud supporter of several local charities.

Finally, Urban Solar also extends gratitude to the many valued clients that we’ve had the privilege to work with over the past ten years. We can’t wait to see what the next decade of solar innovation looks like, and are eager continue to provide our customers with industry-leading service and quality solar lighting solutions.