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How Much of Canada’s Energy is Renewable? Latest Facts

Canada, known for its vast landscapes and rich natural resources, has been at the forefront of adopting renewable energy. As of the latest data, approximately 18.9% of Canada’s energy comes from renewable sources, including solar energy. This impressive figure is the result of years of investments, research, and a nationwide commitment to a sustainable future.
But what exactly comprises this percentage? Which renewable technologies dominate the scene, and how does Canada stack up against its reliance on traditional energy sources? Dive deep with us into the intricacies of Canada’s energy…

How to Replace Solar Light Batteries

Solar light batteries can be replaced by placing your light in a clean and dry place, switching off the light and opening the battery compartment, inspecting the old batteries, removing the used batteries and inserting these recommended rechargeable batteries, switching on the light, and test-run the new battery, and get rid of the worn-out batteries.
With the increasing acceptance and adoption of solar technologies, more people, especially homeowners, tend to use these cost-effective solar lights for illuminating their …

Start-Up Bets on New Model For Putting Electric School Buses On The Road

The city of Beverly is excited to receive its first electric school bus from a startup company in Massachusetts. It will be it’s fourth overall, with the first three buses as products of the state-funded projects from 2016 to 2017.
The recent project, one of the possibly many more to come, is a product of the collaboration of Beverly City and Highland Electric Transportation, which is founded by Duncan McIntyre, who is a veteran in the renewable energy sector.
The city’s project is part of the long-term solution to the ongoing polluted air emission in Massachusetts, with the transportation sector contributing 45 …

Longstanding Renewable Energy Agencies, The Solar Foundation and IREC, To Combine

There is a great change in the renewable energy sector that not only quickly promotes the adoption of clean energy but also the business opportunities that tag along. As of today, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, or IREC, and The Solar Foundation have agreed to merge into one non-profit function.
The Solar Foundation is a leading organization that focuses on creating rapid developments for solar energy technologies. IREC, on the other hand, is a group of clean energy proponents that tackles regulation, employment, and other economic aspects. With the two now merged, the expertise, personnel, and influence have increased at …

Green Hydrogen, Holy Grail for Long-Term Energy Storage, Getting Supermajors’ Attention

With Joe Biden as the new leader of the United States, the future of the renewable energy sector suddenly brightens up with the plan of rejoining the country to the Paris Climate Agreement. Even though most of the sector is focusing on solar PV and wind farm projects, the said rejoining can be an opportunity to restart the once set-aside project that has great potential– hydrogen fuel.
Basic science presents that solar and wind energy systems are at the mercy of nature’s actions, and there is a worry about having a void in supply periods. That is where the power electrolyzers play a major part in splitting water molecules into …