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City officials pitch new electric car charging stations pilot project

Edmonton is making plans to install more than 200 electric car charging stations across the city in an attempt to kick-start more widespread use of greener vehicles. 401 more words

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3 Genius Solar-Powered Inventions

We’ve researched three genius solar-powered inventions that you should know about!

Solar-Powered Keyboards

Logitech has created a Solar-Powered Wireless Keyboard. Wireless keyboards are all the rage for convenience these days, as they can easily convert tablets into mini laptops. 253 more words

New Inventions: Alternative Energy


Wind Power Drill Turbine                                             

Two years ago we got the taste for this fascinating new wind catching shape when we saw it as a small Kickstarter project. 1,240 more words


Building an Artificial Star: Our world's hope for everlasting clean energy?

Scientists and engineers have been searching for a clean and efficient energy alternative to fossil fuels for decades and the ITER project just may be the solution. 865 more words


Looking to leapfrog the power grid, d.light raises $22 million for solar in emerging markets

The development of mobile payment platforms, increasing options for providing debt, and cheaper and better off-grid solar power systems are presenting countries around the world with a chance to leapfrog the archaic electricity infrastructure that defined the twentieth century. 1,023 more words


Council votes to spend $3.3 million buying green electricity

Edmonton took one step closer to meeting its climate-change targets Tuesday, voting to spend $3.3 million over three years on green electricity credits.

The money is intended to encourage more entrepreneurs to build more wind farms, solar facilities and other alternative energy sources in Alberta. 456 more words

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With energy prices hitting rock bottom, investors are right to ask: 'Why should I invest in energy?'

The charts look terrible. In the ruthless court of equity markets, the verdict is clear: The energy business – whether oil, gas, coal, solar, wind, nuclear, clean-tech or no-tech – is broadly guilty of delivering subpar returns to investors over the past five years. 894 more words