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IPS Integrated Power Systems has been specializing in solar power, micro-hydro, grid-tie,
and off-grid systems since 1993.
Payback on Solar Grid-Tie is as low as 8-10 years
IPS Integrated Power Systems is a licensed electrical contractor. All our systems and installations are designed and installed to meet the current BC electrical code
IPS Integrated Power Systems has been specializing in Solar, Wind Turbines, Water Turbines, Grid-Tie, Off-Grid and UPS Systems in Western Canada since 1993.
- Over 25 years experience
- Fully Insured
- Worksafe BC coverage
- Licensed Electrical Contractor
Frequently Asked Questions
Both utility companies BC Hydro and FortisBC, restrict your system size to meet your electrical needs. But you can put in a big enough system to get to Net Zero. Generally speaking it is most cost effective to install a system that keeps your power consumption out of the more expensive 2nd Tier.
For an average sized grid-tie system the payback period can be as low as 8-10 years. This varies depending on how much electricity you normally use and much your system reduces your utility costs. We will happily provide you with a custom financial analysis.
For grid-tie systems, no you don’t need batteries. The electrical production is being calculated by your smart meter and the grid is now your battery. Battery back-up systems are available, but they are significantly more expensive. Off-grid systems require batteries.