Energy

Vancouver to go 100% renewable

It may have left everyone not from Vancouver green with envy, but Mayor Gregor Robertson got elected by promising to make Vancouver the “greenest city in the world.” The city already ranks second in Canada and the U.S., according to the Green City Index. Vancouver even has a Greenest City Action plan. But recently, the good mayor upped the ante by announcing Vancouver will be the first city in Canada to run on 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050.

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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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