Posts tagged: solar

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 […]

Indigenous Communities Get Clean Energy Boost in Budget, New Network

Indigenous communities in Canada are at the forefront of the transition to a clean energy economy, representing an investment of more than $30 billion in the past five years alone, and leaders in the Indigenous Clean Energy sector have two more reasons to celebrate this week: on Wednesday the federal budget included commitments of $715 […]

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 […]

Green Energy Features Big Among Trump’s Top 50 Infrastructure Projects

By: Christopher Helman Energy projects on Trump’s “Priority List” could add 9 gigawatts of clean power. A list emerged this week; it appears to have been prepared for then President-elect Trump, and is titled: “Priority List: Emergency & National Security Projects.” It’s 50 pages for 50 infrastructure projects — quick facts on a host of highways, […]

10 Predictions for Rooftop Solar in 2017

By:  Barry Cinnamon I got lucky with my predictions for rooftop solar in 2016 — pretty much on target with nine out of the 10 darts that I threw. But this year is shaping up to be much more challenging, with routine solar-coaster turmoil combined with political uncertainty. Looking forward to 2017, my list no […]