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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Considering adding renewable power to your organization? We’ll tell you why it’s a good idea. The power and utilities industry started strong in the new decade. Trends around climate goals, DER, and growth are expected to continue; however, the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the path of the clean energy transition1. Is this a positive change?…

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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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Does your organization have meters and/or software that need to be upgraded? N-Sci Technologies is an EcoXpert partner with Schneider Electric, and can provide both meter and software upgrades, as well as ongoing MSP support.

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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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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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What is Wind Power? Wind power or wind energy describes the process by which the wind is used to generate mechanical power or electricity. Wind turbines convert the kinetic energy in the wind into mechanical power. This mechanical power can be used for specific tasks (such as grinding grain or pumping water), or can be converted into electricity…

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You may have heard recently about the growing popularity of bifacial modules – in today’s post, we look at what bifacial modules are, how they’re different from traditional modules, and how they’re impacting the solar industry. What are Bifacial and Traditional Modules, and how are they different? Bifacial modules produce solar power from both sides…

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