The global lockdown that is the COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, our jobs, the economy, and society as we know it. This crisis has also significantly impacted the world’s transition toward renewable energy. In this blog post, we will discuss how the renewable energy transition has been affected, and how renewable…

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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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Welcome to our September 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? Alberta Is Getting Serious Federal Funding To Ditch Coal For Clean Energy1 A news release earlier…

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What is Offshore Wind? Offshore wind farms are large quantities of wind turbines that are cited offshore, and the only difference between offshore farms and land farms are that these wind farms lie over bodies of water.1­ Offshore wind can deliver large amounts of clean, renewable energy to fulfill the electrical needs of cities along…

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This month brings a lot of exciting industry and company news, and we have it all here for your convenience! Renewable Energy Industry – What’s Happening? Large-Scale Lithium Batteries are the Future of the Energy Grid As renewable energy demands soar, the need for efficient, low cost, large-scale energy storage systems is also rising. Lithium…

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In every off-grid community in Nunavut, Nunavik, the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Labrador, diesel generators are used to keep the lights on. Even in some larger communities such as Iqaluit, diesel is the main source of power.1 The Problem with Diesel The issue with diesel generated power is that it’s dirty. Not only does burning…

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Canada’s hydropower potential – more than double our current capacity – can help meet demand while reducing GHGs and air pollutants. All regions of Canada have hydropower resources available for development, making it a truly national resource. Over the next twenty years, hydropower project development could benefit Canada with over $125 billion in investments and a…

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