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The Dutch Are Testing LED Crosswalk Lines to Prevent Pedestrians From Getting Run Over

When your nose is buried in a smartphone while crossing busy city streets, you’re going to get hit by a car. To limit that, a Dutch city is testing a system that lights up a line on the ground informing pedestrians when it is safe to cross the street. Together with HIG Traffic Systems, the […]

Monday February 20th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

SaskPower Moving Forward with 10 MW Solar Energy Project

By: David Giles SaskPower is going ahead with a utility sized solar energy project, the only one outside of Ontario. The Crown corporation has announced plans for a 10 megawatt (MW) project to be located somewhere in Saskatchewan. “This solar power project is part of our government’s commitment to reach 50 per cent renewable energy […]

Saturday February 18th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Liquid Battery Could Last for Over 10 Years

It might be an ideal form of energy storage for solar and wind power. By: Jon Fingas Modern batteries aren’t hampered so much by their capacity as their long-term lifespan — a lithium-ion pack can easily become useless after a few years of heavy use. That’s bad enough for your phone, but it’s worse for […]

Thursday February 16th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Biomass with Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)-Too Good to be True??

By: Michael Ryan The solution to decarbonising our future energy demands does not lie with one individual technology. Rather, the solution lies in a portfolio of green technologies. The use of wind, solar and tidal, along with developments in hydrogen fuel cells and next gen batteries, will lessen our dependence on fossil fuels over time. […]

Tuesday February 14th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Medicine Turns to Solar Energy

By: SUSAN SMALLHEER SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Medical Care Systems is going solar. The corporate parent of Springfield Hospital and the Springfield Health Center has completed its first solar project, with the installation of four solar panels in front of the entrance of the health center at One Hundred River Street. Larry Kraft, a hospital spokesman, […]

Sunday February 12th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »