Posts tagged: green energy

Green Energy Wind Turbines Generate More Power Than Expected

Energy being sold to NS Power for next 20 years By: Carla Allen Yarmouth County – After a full year of operation the amount of clean electricity produced by wind turbines erected last year by the Green Energy Committee has exceeded original estimates by 30 per cent. The community energy project, which consists of two 50kW […]

Wednesday October 4th, 2017 in , , , | No Comments »

Green Energy Doors Open Home Tour Gives a Glimpse of Future Living

By: Paula McCooey As the concern over climate change grows, so does the interest in energy efficient building and retrofitting. The Green Energy Doors Open (GEDO) tour Sept. 30 to Oct. 1 showcases passive and net zero homes and buildings around Ottawa — as well as an Energy Showcase featuring green energy exhibits that will provide a […]

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 , , , , | 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 […]

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. […]