Energy : Solar Power

Solar Training on the Rise

Solar sector employment in the U.S. is booming. It rose 21.8 per cent in employment in 2014 for a total of 174,000 solar workers nationwide, and similar growth is predicted this year. It’s only a matter of time until the solar wave that is rolling across the U.S. comes to Canada. And when it does come we will need trained professionals on the front lines, installing these projects and making sure they’re safe.

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Industrial Symbiosis: Growing tomatoes with an ethanol plants waste

Episode 71 - Original Story: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/71-industrial-symbiosis-turning-waste-valuable-resource By David Dodge & Duncan Kinney Kalundborg is a small port city in Denmark with a 12th century cobblestone downtown and a decidedly industrial feel. It is home to a 1,500-megawatt monster of a coal burning power plant, a refinery, a pharmaceutical plant, a plasterboard factory and a half dozen other paeans to

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The Beauty of Biodiesel

We all know that petrol and diesel in our cars are harmful to the environment but how much do you know about a safer alternative known as biodiesel? Biodiesel is homemade, renewable fuel that is made from vegetable oils, animal fat, and other greases. It is more safe and efficient for our earth as it reduces emissions and is a cleaner burning alternative. Biodiesel is fuel made from natural oils and can be used in compression ignition

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