January 2020 Newsletter

Happy New Year! Our first newsletter of the new decade is here. Read on to learn all about renewable energy industry news in the first month of 2020. Renewable Energy Industry – What’s Happening? Canada’s First All-Electric Float Plane Last month, Harbour Air founder and CEO Greg McDougall completed a five minute test flight of…

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Renewable Energy Trends to Watch in 2020

2020 is the year for renewable energy! Here we have researched and will explain the paths that renewable energy will take in 2020 and the coming decade. Natural gas and renewables are pushing out coal In 2016, natural gas pushed out coal of the top position in the U.S. power sector. In 2018, natural gas…

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December 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to our December Newsletter, the final Newsletter of 2019! Here we dish out all of the renewable energy industry news. Read on for the full article: Renewable Energy Industry – What’s Happening? UK Renewables Now Generating More Electricity Than Fossil Fuels1 A new report has revealed that the UK saw more energy being generated…

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2019 Office Holiday Hours

N-Sci Technologies will be adjusting our hours over this holiday season. We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We will see you January 2nd, 2020. Tues, December 24, 2019 – OPEN 9AM – 5PM Wed, December 25, 2019 – CLOSED Thurs, December 26, 2019 – CLOSED Fri, December 27, 2019 – CLOSED…

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What are Virtual Power Plants?

What is a Virtual Power Plant? According to Next Kraftwerke1, a Virtual Power Plant is a network of decentralized, medium-scale power generating units such as wind farms, solar parks, and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) units, as well as flexible power consumers and storage systems. The interconnected units are dispatched through the central control room…

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Battery Storage: The key component for a sustainable future

What is battery storage? The electricity grid is a complex system in which power supply and demand must be equal at any given moment. Constant adjustments to the supply are needed for predictable changes in demand, such as the daily patterns of human activity, as well as unexpected changes from equipment overloads and storms. Energy storage plays…

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Agrivoltaics: What is it and how does it work?

You may have seen the word “Agrivoltaics” occasionally on the internet recently; or even if you haven’t, we’re here to explain what agrivoltaics are and how it can benefit the farming industry. What are Agrivoltaics? Agrivoltaics is a perfect combination of solar panels and plants on farmland. Agrivoltaics involves combining crops with photovoltaic panels, installed…

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November 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to our November Newsletter! Here we dish out all of the renewable energy industry news, and because we’re an EcoXpert, the latest news with Schneider Electric! Read on for the full article: Renewable Energy Industry – What’s Happening? Tesla Model 3 Breaks Records in Hot Market The European passenger plug-in vehicle market scored some…

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Top 10 Renewable Energy Questions for 2019

This week, we have all of your renewable energy questions, answered. Here are your top 10 questions about renewable energy! 1. What is renewable energy? Renewable energy, often referred to as clean energy, comes from natural sources or processes that are constantly replenished. For example, sunlight or wind keep shining and blowing, even if their…

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Tidal Energy and How it Works

What is Tidal Energy, and How Does it Work? Tidal energy is produced by the surge of ocean waters during the rise and fall of tides. Tidal energy is a renewable source of energy. During the 20th century, engineers developed ways to use tidal movement to generate electricity in areas where there is a significant tidal range—the difference in area between high tide and low tide. All methods use special generators to…

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