Who is Riverside Energy Systems?
Located in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, Riverside Energy Systems is an environmentally conscious business dedicated to engineering, design, sales, installation and maintenance of solar, wind and water power systems. Since 1995 we have combined years of electronic experience, electrical engineering and design, and electrical trades skills, to create a full service sustainable energy company.
Riverside Energy Systems is equipped to address the renewable energy needs of both off-grid and grid-tied clients. We approach every project striving to improve efficiency, reliability, affordability, and service for our customers.
Our experience encompasses a broad range of renewable energy systems for residential, public, commercial, industrial, and recreational applications.
Collectively we have over 60 years of experience in engineering, design, planning, management, development, installation, and commissioning of high voltage, instrumentation and control, electronic and electrical systems in the utility, mining, forestry, and water treatment industries in British Columbia, Nepal, Guatemala, and other parts of the world.
Meet Our Team
Paul has been an industrial instrumentation technician for over 30 years. He holds a diploma in Industrial Instrumentation Technology, and is also a certified Solar Photovoltaic Systems Electrical Worker. Working in solar, wind, and micro-hydro has been a passion for Paul since 1994. He launched a renewable energy business in 1995 which continues today as Riverside Energy Systems.
Ben has worked the areas of power systems, control systems, and electronic instrumentation for 12 years in industry and 20 years as a university faculty member. He holds degrees in Electrical Engineering, and is registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) in the province of BC. Ben has a keen interest in renewable energy and joined Paul in Riverside Energy Systems in January 2009.
Greg has worked as an electrician in the Kamloops area for the past 10 years. He has a broad range of experience in industrial, commercial, and residential electrical project and maintenance work. Greg holds a Class B electrical license and FSR designation in the province of BC. He has been working with Riverside for two years and became a principal in the company in 2015.
Steve has extensive electrical experience in the forest products industry, mining, water treatment, and many other industrial and commercial initiatives. He also worked for 24 years as an electrical trade instructor in the education sector. Steve holds a Class A electrical license and FSR designation in the province of BC. He has been active as one of Riverside’s primary electrical installers since 2012.