Energy : Solar Power

Solar: A Community Investment

Don’t get me wrong, sports courts and ice rinks are all important threads in a community’s fabric, but they cost money to operate and require maintenance and replacement as they depreciate over time. The LED lights and solar system installed at the Evansdale Community League in Edmonton are different. The lights will save 65 per cent on electricity costs for the rink and the solar system will pay a dividend every single month for the next quarter century.

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Judith Sayers, First Nations Run-of-River Hydro Trailblazer

Episode 105 - Original Article: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/judith-sayers-first-nation-run-river-hydro By David Dodge and Duncan Kinney, Judith Sayers is a former chief, a negotiator and a pioneer in helping First Nations get involved in the renewable energy business. Her traditional name is Kekinusuqs (pronounced ke kay ana suks) and she is a member of the Hupacasath (pronounced who pa cha sut) First Nation in the Greater

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Hydro Electric Power

Hydro electric energy is the world’s most frequently and longest used renewable energy source, we as humans have been using for centuries. In an environment where we are fast using our fossil fuels and damaging the earth, renewable hydroelectric energy is a light at the end of the tunnel. In simple words, hydroelectricity is the process of using water in a turbine to create electricity. Usually it is used by damming a river to create a

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