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Exploring Solar Options for a Sustainable Energy Future in Republic of Chad

Posted by Glen Courtis on April 29, 2015

Solar installation

More than one-third of people in the world start life without access to electricity and clean fuels for cooking, heating and lighting, according to...

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Are smart grids in developing countries a reality?

Posted by Corey Martin on April 22, 2015

Are smart grids in developing countries a reality?

One of the more recently hyped energy technologies in developed countries is the “smart grid”. Smart grids give intelligence to...

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Electric Vehicles: When Do They Make Sense?

Posted by Gabriel Aversano on April 15, 2015

According to Plug'n Drive, there are 10,000+ electric vehicles on the road in Canada

Electric vehicles have made a grand resurgence in recent years. In 2009, United States President Barack Obama announced a USD $2.4 billion...

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The Long Goodbye: A Life of Loss and Plenty

Posted by Daniel Hoornweg on April 08, 2015

small town Canada

Last week, after a long fight with Alzheimer’s, my mother passed away. A few weeks earlier, sitting in the seniors’ home looking on...

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