Solar-powered market

Aaron Lucke, owner of Wynndel Electric, is providing a mobile solar station to the vendors at the Creston Valley Farmers Market.

Aaron Lucke, owner of Wynndel Electric, is providing a mobile solar station to the vendors at the Creston Valley Farmers Market. — Photo courtesy Aaron Lucke

Aaron Lucke, owner of Wynndel Electric in Creston, is excited that people are adopting solar energy, recognizing that it’s a good option even in the Kootenays, where there’s more than enough sun to make it economically feasible. Kimberley’s SunMine is a great example of that, and Creston's wide open valley can do at least as well. Lucke has been operating his business in Creston for a couple of years and is pleased to provide a portable solar station at the Creston Farmers Market where the public can see it in action and vendors can reap the benefits.

Marie Milner

Marie Milner is a writer and photographer for Kootenay Business magazine and several other publications. She appreciates the inspiration that she gets during her interviews and hopes to share that inspiration with you. View all of Marie Milner’s articles

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