Posts tagged: Wind turbines

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 […]

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Tiny Scottish Island Running Almost Entirely on Renewable Energy

Managed and maintained by the citizens themselves. By: David Nield If you want a template for making renewable energy work in the here and now, look no further than the Scottish island of Eigg, which is powered almost completely by wind, solar, and hydro technology. The off-grid electricity system on this 30-square-kilometre (12-square-mile) island has […]

Amazon Turns Warehouse Roofs into Solar Power Stations

Fifteen warehouses with solar panels will crank out 41 megawatts of power — and mean you won’t have to pay as much for Amazon services. The solar bug has bitten Amazon. The e-commerce behemoth said Thursday it’s installing solar panels on 15 fulfillment centers this year, enough to generate up to 41 megawatts of power, […]

Denmark Just Ran Their Entire Country on 100% Wind Energy

SCANDINAVIAN SUSTAINABILITY Countries all over the world are making major strides in renewable energy. Many nations are investing in new clean energy infrastructure that is allowing them to supply enough power to meet their energy needs by great percentages, if not entirely. On February 22nd, Denmark generated enough energy with its wind turbines to power the […]

Could the City of Guelph Run Solely on Renewable Energy?

Residents invited to event to discuss what reaching that goal could look like By: Kate Bueckert A city run entirely on renewable energy. It might seem like a pipe dream, but it’s a goal some communities around the globe are setting. Residents in Guelph are being asked to start a conversation on the topic by […]