Posts tagged: net zero

Net-zero Egg Barn with Solar Energy Opens in Alberta

High-tech egg farm will test a variety of technologies to cut carbon footprint By: Kyle Bakx The Brant Hutterite Colony in southern Alberta is trying to do something that has never been done before — it aims to produce roughly 13,000 eggs a day while creating no net greenhouse gas emissions. The colony of 105 people recently cut the ribbon on Canada’s […]

THIS JAW-DROPPING RESORT IS 100 PERCENT SOLAR POWERED

By: Casey Coates Danson The project’s solar panels, which are treated as a design element, generate around a megawatt of energy per day – more than is needed to power the entire resort. Excess energy is stored for rainy or cloudy weather. The island also has a desalination tank that yields a self-sufficient water supply, […]