Welcome to the RET-Center

The RET-Center in Windsor showcases several solar systems and is open to the public

The Renewable Energy Technology Center in Windsor, Ontario opened its doors in August 2009.  The Center took over space in an old, shuttered automotive manufacturing facility in the heart of the city, renovated it  and re-purposed it to display the latest and best in renewable energy technologies with particular emphasis on solar technologies.  The RET-Center houses solar companies such as Green Sun Rising, and has a training-dedicated area. The RET-Center operates 4 different solar systems, fully functional and in operation, plus additional demo units.   Read

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Solar System with a view – This grid connected solar photovoltaic system with a spectacular view has been installed by Green Sun Rising in Windsor, ON under the OPAs microFIT program.

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Please watch this Video of the Grand Opening of the Renewable Energy Technology Center in 2010.

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MPP Windsor West Teresa Piruzza poses proudly in front of Green Sun Risings Solar Bench.

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Solar Innovation made by Green Sun Rising: The Solar Bikeport, the Solar Bench and the Solar Bar in front of the Renewable Energy Technology Center in Windsor.

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Relax, enjoy the shadow and charge your laptop or cell phone – the Solar Bench is the ideal refuge from the hot sun.

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Simple, yet elegant: Our two newest products, the Green Sun Rising Solar Bench and the E-Bikeport make a good looking couple!

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Perfect in form and style: The Fisker Karma, the newest generation of electric hybrids.

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Fisker Karma, charged by a level 2 charging station in B.C.

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Article Windsor Star about Electric Vehicle Event

Electric Vehicle Event at the Renewable Energy Technology Center

 For the third time the RET-Center hosted the annual Electric Vehicle Event in Cooperation with the University of Windsor. The RET-Center showcased the latest and greatest in Green transportation, there were several Hybrid Vehicles present as well as Electric Bikes and ZERO Motorcycles. The event was well attended and – in its third year – has already become a permanent fixture in the calender for everyone who is interested in the future of gas-free, green and clean transportation.   Read

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Car charging plan unveiled Windsor Star newspaper

Driving into the parking lot at Devonshire Mall to charge up your electric car could soon become a reality under anOntariogovernment plan to spend $80 million to help build electric vehicle charging stations across the province.

“We want to make it convenient and realistic and possible for families to consider an electric car as a real and viable option,” said Premier Dalton McGuinty as he outlined details of the plan inMarkham,Ontario. The province will provide seed money to proposals to install and test electric vehicle charging stations from the public and private sector.   Read

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Redirect more investment into clean energy Windsor Star newspaper Feb. 22,2012

Windsor Star newspaper article Feb. 22, 2012

When I was born in the late 50′s there were about 3 billion people living on planet Earth. Today it is estimated that 7 billion people live on this planet. If I live to reach the average Canadian male life expectency, there will be between 9 and 10 billion people living on this planet, per todays projections.   Read

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The Solar Bikeport!

Green Sun Risings newest product family member: The Solar E-bikeport

 Windsor, Ontario – February 15th 2012 – Green Sun Rising, Windsor’s longest operating solar company, is proud to present the newest member of its growing solar photovoltaic product family – The Solar Bikeport.   Read

 

 

 

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Green Sun Rising 

for solar projects, both solar PV as well as solar thermal, see

RET-Center showroom located at 1680 Kildare Road in Windsor, ON

www.GreenSunRising.com

For more information regarding training and seminars please contact us at info@RET-Center.com or the St. Clair College by contacting Sandy de la Penotiere at 519-972-2727 ext 5226 to register for the course. You can also stop by our office which is located at 1680 Kildare Road in Windsor Ontario.

The Center also houses the manufacturing activities of:

www.Tracker4solar.com    and    www.mounts4solar.com

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You can contact us by phone at 519-946-0408 or email us at info@RET-Center.com