Thinking of using a renewable “green” energy technology to generate your own electricity and reduce your monthly costs? Net Metering might be the ideal solution for you. A Little Background on Electricity Markets Most consumers get their electricity from a utility, which is a regulated public or private entity that sells electricity to energy consumers.…

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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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We are excited to announce that N-Sci is taking part in Engineering Week, happening this weekend at the Station Mall, in Sault Ste. Marie, ON! Come and check out some exciting displays that show off engineering and technology in our community. Explore science and engineering concepts through hands-on activities and talk with local professionals about…

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An electrical arc could happen at any time — when no one is around, when someone is walking in proximity, or when someone is working on the equipment. The most hazardous situation is when someone is working on or near energized equipment. The equipment doors may be open, placing workers close to electrical components, conductors,…

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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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You are invited! Join us October 17th, 2019 for the annual PowerLogic Users Group (PLUG) conference. It’s free and anyone can join! What is it? The conference brings together industry leading experts in electrical metering, energy management and power quality analysis to review unique applications and best practices. Case studies, energy management strategies and product…

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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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