Posts tagged: clean energy

Dutch Airports to be Powered by Renewable Energy From 2018

By: Anmar Frangoul The Royal Schiphol Group has announced that all of its business units are set to run on sustainable power from the beginning of 2018. From 2020, all of the power will come from new Dutch wind farms run by energy company Eneco. While the new wind farms are built, the power will come […]

Apple Hits 96% Renewable Energy Worldwide as Suppliers Join Pledge for 100%

By: Greg Barbosa In an interview with Bloomberg, Apple’s Lisa Jackson has announced that the company has achieved 96% worldwide renewable energy up from 2015’s 93%. Already having been at 100% renewable energy in the United States, three more of the company’s worldwide suppliers have pledged to follow suit. In the interview, Jackson mentions that the company won’t […]

Wednesday April 19th, 2017 in , , , , | No Comments »

Okanagan Wind Farm Up and Running

By: Kimberly Davidson After many years of development, and nine months of heavy lifting, the 10 Sevion 3.2 M114 CCV wind turbines are now providing power to the province’s electricity grid. The Pennask project is located just west of Pennask Summit, north of Highway 97C and the Shinish Creek project is located 30 kilometres west […]

Thursday April 13th, 2017 in , , , , | No Comments »

Roadside Revolution in ‘Green’ Energy

By: Alastair Dalton Roadside mini wind turbines will both generate power and absorb pollution under plans by a Scottish-based entrepreneur. Sanwal Muneer has already set his sights on using the technology for lighting the Forth Road Bridge and road signs. The device works by converting air turbulence from passing vehicles into electrical energy, which is […]

Renewable Energy is a Huge Opportunity—With or Without Donald Trump

By: Dan Woynillowicz and Merran Smith The U.S. president is moving to roll back climate-change related regulations, but clean tech is an international growth area for ambitious Canadian firms “We are witnessing a transformation of global power markets led by renewables.” Those were the words of Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency—an institution […]