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Castleton Home Part of Green Energy Doors Open

By: Valerie MacDonald CASTLETON – A unique Castleton home built in the ancient “rammed earth” style of the Great Wall of China is part of the Green Energy Doors Open event taking place in September across Canada. Retired teachers Ruth Cook and Stephen Cavalier wanted to build a home that was good for the environment on an […]

Friday September 22nd, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Green Energy Success Stories From Hurricane Irma and Beyond

By: Juan Cole After Hurricane Irma in Florida, millions have been without electricity. But those Floridians who had solar panels plus an inverter or a Tesla powerwall were able to recover electricity immediately. Likewise, cities used solar to power traffic lights and other essential services after the huge storm had blown past. Likewise, solar panels kept the lights […]

Wednesday September 20th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Solar Farm Report Card From a Cowichan Carbon Buster

“My solar farm demonstrates the new economics of renewable vs. fossil fuel energy”. By: Peter Nix My solar farm demonstrates the new economics of renewable vs. fossil fuel energy. Spend or invest in renewable energy — and make money. Spend on gas cars or appliances and/or heating systems that use fossil fuels — and lose […]

Monday September 18th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Renewable Energy Celebrated at Darlington Raceway

By: Matt Bise As the promotion to highlight NASCAR’s bygone era unfolded on the track so did the plan to make the sport more environmentally friendly for the future, with the help of Santee Cooper. Using renewable energy is not new at Darlington Raceway but this year the well-known Darlington Stripe has a little green included. […]

Saturday September 16th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Almost Every Country in the World Can Power Itself with Renewable Energy

The planet is pretty much ready to go 100 percent renewable by 2050. By Kendra Pierre-Louis The country’s energy mix is under scrutiny. A report commissioned by Energy Secretary Rick Perry acknowledges that low natural gas prices—not renewables—are behind the recent closure of coal energy plants, and that the grid has managed to withstand the increasing presence of […]

Thursday September 14th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »