Heat Pumps Are Amazing On Modern Grids, Not So Much In Coal Country

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 02:45:40 +0000

Electrifying everything at the same time as all electrical generation shifts to renewables are two of the key points in my Short List Of Climate Actions That Will Work. Heat pumps are only part of the answer, but at about 1% of Canada’s total GHG emissions reduction target, they are a surprisingly big one. Too bad about Alberta though

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Bigger Solar Panels Are Not Always Better (& Tesla May Benefit From This)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 03:03:56 +0000

Earlier this month, at a joint conference of two solar technology industry groups, the topic of solar panel size came up. Dennis She, SVP of LONGi Solar, gave an interesting presentation on the ups and downs of larger solar panels, concluding that bigger sizes aren’t always better

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DIY Home Efficiency Project In Kauai Yields Incredible Results

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 01:43:59 +0000

Recently, we covered the DIY home efficiency program Kauai is using as an economic recovery and resilience tool. The idea behind the project was to provide immediate and ongoing economic relief to residents who were negatively affected by the economic fallout of COVID-

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The Eximus IV Is The World’s Most Energy Efficient Electric Vehicle

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 23:15:49 +0000

The Eximus IV can go nearly halfway around the world using the energy contained in just one liter of gas!

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US Funding For Solar Systems Integration & AI Applications In Solar Energy

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:57:10 +0000

This second round of US DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office projects we’re looking at concern Systems Integration and AI Applications in Solar Energy with Emphasis on Machine Learning. Below are DOE summaries of how it intends to help on these topics as well as awardee details from the

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Dreamy Eco-Retreat for Sale

Credit to Author: Sponsored Content| Date: Sun, 22 Nov 2020 13:00:08 +0000

As an early pioneer in the renewable energy field since 1985, I had a vision to create a solar powered, secluded mountain retreat designed for sustainable living that would unite technology and ecology, resilience, and beauty

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One Change To The Worst Buildings Would Have Big Climate Benefits & Cut Costs

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 19:27:28 +0000

Heat pumps in the worst buildings and nothing else would eliminate about 1.9 megatonnes of CO2e per year in Canada

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The Energy Transition Will Pay Dividends

Credit to Author: Brad Rouse| Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 23:44:02 +0000

If we aggressively pursue the energy transition, every one of us will receive dividends as we invest in a brighter future. As is the case with many investments, the energy transition may be justified (and sold) based on the dividends alone. The fact that our offspring inherit a livable world might just be a side benefit. 

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Improving The Efficiency Of Your Home, Part 1: Insulation & Air Sealing

Credit to Author: Barry A.F.| Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 19:15:05 +0000

Energy efficiency can help slow the rate of climate change. Learn about making your home more efficient so you can reduce carbon production and also save money

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