Posts tagged: Vancouver

Vancouver commits to run on 100% renewable energy

Canadian city of 600,000 people is the latest to announce it will use only green energy for electricity, transportation, heating and air conditioning within 20 years By: Stephen Leahy Vancouver has become the latest city to commit to running on 100% renewable energy. The city of 600,000 on Canada’s west coast aims to use only […]

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British Columbia’s Climate Better For Solar Power Than Germany’s Or Japan’s

British Columbia’s Climate Better For Solar Power Than Germany’s Or Japan’s (via Clean Technica) Originally published on The Ecoreport. According to a provincial government study called the Potential for Solar Power in British Columbia: 2007 to 2025, BC’s climate is much more amenable to solar than either Germany’s or Japan’s. The average… Tweet

The Net-Zero Solar Laneway House by Lanefab

Introducing a new idea and design concept, the Lanefab Design/Build studio has recently completed the first Net-Zero Solar Laneway House from the city of Vancouver. The house was created as an addition to an already existing residential lot. It covers a total area of 1,020 feet and it has become the new home of the […]

Rodan Energy to provide Demand Response Services to City of Toronto

Picture Courtesy: Mississauga, ON, Canada, July 18th, 2011 –Rodan Energy Solutions Inc. (Rodan) will work with the City of Toronto on their Demand Response 3 (DR3) program. The DR3 program encourages users of electricity to reduce electricity consumption at times when the system capacity is reaching its limits and during periods when wholesale electricity […]