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You may have noticed more and more chatter about critical minerals and how they’ll lead us to a clean energy future. What are critical minerals? What are they used for? We’re glad you asked! What are critical minerals? According to Geoscience Australia, a department of the Australian Government, critical minerals are “metals and non-metals that…

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Are you thinking about adding solar energy to your organization? Wondering who is the best to talk to, what your options are, or how solar energy works? Look no further! What is solar energy? Solar is a renewable resource and does not emit any greenhouse gases in the energy generation process. However, the cost of solar in relation to…

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And just like that, May has come and gone! In this month’s newsletter, we look at renewable energy innovations and advancements, as well as the impact that the global pandemic has had on the energy industry. Moving towards 100% renewable power in Hawaii1 The US island state of Hawaii has committed to generating 100 per…

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The third decade of the 21st century has just begun, and the oil and gas industry is facing intense opposition. More and more we are seeing the public becoming concerned and stepping up against the environmental impact of fossil fuels, and pushing toward a greener, environmentally friendly future.1 How will the oil and gas industry…

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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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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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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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Welcome to the July Newsletter, bringing you industry updates and news from this past month! Ontario Renewables Solar company from Guelph signs Direct Energy as customer for Project Canadian Solar Inc. says it has signed on Direct Energy as a buyer for power from its Suffield solar project in Alberta. The company says the 23…

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In our first Monthly News post, we’ve decided to give you some of the top stories in renewable energy news from June, as well as a bit of an update from N-Sci Technologies. Keep reading to find out what’s been happening with the solar industry, the wind power industry, and more! Renewables News Solar-Energy Market…

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