Company Milestones

We’ve come a long way since our beginnings in 2009. Come back in time with us to discover where we’ve installed, who we’ve partnered with and perhaps meet a celebrity or two along the way.


26 June

PURE’s US Subsidiary 1BOG Signs Distribution Partnership With

Alarmcom-Logo and One Block Off the Grid Announce Partnership to Bring Solar Options to Hundreds of Thousands of Homeowners.

21 June

PURE Teams Up With Mike Holmes to Educate People About Solar Power


In an effort to educate people across North American about the value of solar, popular HGTV personality, Mike Holmes, will feature residential solar power education provided by PURE Energies on his website, Make It Right.

13 June

PURE Closes Additional $5M in Funding From Western Technology Investments


Solar Provider Pure Energies Group Closes Additional $5 Million Financing to Support Aggressive North American Growth.

02 March

PURE Energies Group raises $6M in growth equity from New Enterprise Associates and NGEN Partners


15 January

PURE Energies Group acquires Online Solar Lead Giant Cooler Planet


In an effort to accelerate the adoption of solar power across North America, PURE has integrated Cooler Planet’s exceptional online platform for education and lead generation with it’s unique solar marketplace at One Block Off the Grid.


01 August

Install on the Wellspring Cancer Facility


PURE installs solar on the Wellspring Cancer Facility, a Toronto-based organization developing the best programs to meet the psychological, emotional and educational needs of individuals and families living with cancer.

02 July

Pure Energies Group acquires One Block Off the Grid to Expand Into US Market


PURE expands into US market with the acquisition of solar deal-maker, One Block off the Grid, a startup that aggregates neighbours to land cheaper rooftop solar deals.


01 September

PURE Featured on the Rick Mercer Report!


PURE is featured on the Rick Mercer Report featuring David Suzuki and Mike Holmes. The Rick Mercer Report is a weekly half-hour show where Mercer visits interesting places across Canada.

01 June

PURE Habitat for Humanity Installation


PURE installs solar panels on a Habitat for Humanity home, an organization which selects and prepares partner families for homeownership, manages the construction of Habitat homes, and holds partner family mortgages.

01 May

Partnership with David Suzuki Foundation


PURE announces partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation, an organization working with government, business and individuals to conserve our environment by providing science-based research, education and policy work, and acting as a catalyst for change.

01 May

PURE Partners with Empire Homes


PURE signs partnership with Empire Homes to build new solar power communities.

01 March

PURE Partners with Eastforest Homes


PURE energies partners with yet another great Canadian home builder. Sustainable solar power with PURE & Eastforest Homes.

15 February

Panel Installation at BILD


PURE installed solar panels on the head quarters of the Toronto-based association, Building, Industry and Land Development (BILD) of Ontario.

01 February

Ontario Finance Minister Meets PURE


Finance Minister Dwight Duncan takes a tour of PURE installations in Milton and said, “for an average family to install solar panels, it’s very expensive. It’s really exciting to see how the Green Energy Act is being applied, and how average Ontarians are taking advantage of it.”


01 September

PURE Partners with Brookfield Homes


PURE energies partners with yet another great Canadian home builder. Sustainable solar power with PURE & Eastforest Homes.

01 August

Nominated for Green Builder of the Year


PURE was nominated for Green Builder of the Year by the Building, Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) of Ontario. BILD is the voice of the land development, home building and professional renovation industry in the GTA.

01 July

PURE Partners with Marshall Homes


PURE signs partnership with Marshall Homes to build new solar power communities.

01 April

PURE Energies & SMA America sign 17-MW Supply Agreement for Ontario Solar Market

  • PURE Energies announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SMA America, LLC outlining the supply of 17 MW of solar inverters in 2010, with a target goal of 50 MW over the next three years.
  • The supply partnership allowed PURE Energies to provide Ontario consumers with SMA’s world class solar inverter technology through its unique residential rooftop program.

15 February

PURE & the Green Energy Act


PURE teamed up with Ontario’s Green Energy Act which aims to expand the provinces renewable energy production and create clean-energy jobs while promoting conversation in Ontario.


01 May

PURE is founded


PURE Energies is founded by experienced solar and finance entrepreneurs.