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Germany Could Be a Model for How We'll Get Power in the Future October 15, 2015
The European nation's energy revolution has made it a leader in replacing nukes and fossil fuels with wind and solar technology.
Banking on solar September 8, 2015
Liz Snell wanted to install solar panels on her Guelph home to support renewable energy and make a difference to the environment. It was to her disappointment that she found her roof was too shaded and oddly shaped for solar panels. Plus, they're a lot of money – upwards of $30,000. Then she heard about the Guelph Renewable Energy Co-op (GRECo) and realized she could still help the city reduce its fossil fuel usage.
Guelph solar project now generating power in the city's east end August 31, 2015
Rows upon rows of solar panels cover the rooftop on a building in the city's east end, turning sunlight into energy, and energy into money.
Guelph Renewable Energy Co-operative's First Project is Online! August 21, 2015
The first of two projects by Guelph Renewable Energy Co-operative (GRECo) is now complete! The 110 kWp structure located at 2 Airpark Place in Guelph is up and running. A second 300 kWp project at 218 Silvercreek Parkway is under construction and expected to be completed later this summer. We spoke to Evan Ferrari to learn more about GRECo and the projects.
Ontarians' Views on Solar Energy, Technologies and Policies June 15, 2015
The Canadian Solar Industries Association published a new study on Ontarians' views on solar energy, technology and policies. Read the full report here.
Is the sun about to set on the Age of Oil? Solar, battery developments becoming the new Black Gold May 22, 2015
By 2030, the sun will begin to set on the Age of Oil as the economics and technology behind solar energy, battery technologies and distributed power are rapidly becoming the new Black Gold.
Community-owned green energy projects helping to drive new business in Northern Ontario April 21, 2015
This Earth Day marks a major turning point for both our planet and our global economy, with a surge in the use of zero emissions renewable energy.
Claremont Community Centre in Pickering gets roof solar panels March 29, 2015
Project to save around 100,000 kilowatt hours of electrical energy a year.
Rooftop Solar Panel Project Underway in Pickering March 20, 2015
As part of the City's ongoing commitment to energy sustainability, a solar panel array will be mounted on the roof of the Claremont Community Centre, Library and Fire Station #4.
Complete shift to renewable energy within Canada's reach, academics say March 18, 2015
Canada could shift entirely to renewable sources of electricity by 2035 and eliminate 80 per cent of its greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, says a group of Canadian academics that is aiming to spur government action on climate change. To get there, they recommend a national carbon-pricing plan, and greater effort to move electricity produced from low-carbon sources such as hydro dams across provincial borders.

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