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Hydropower

Hydropower

08/26/16

“Can water be used to create useful energy?”

Water is one of the most omnipresent substances found on this planet.An entire three-quarters of the planet is covered by it. 308 more words

Green Energy

Apple becomes a green energy supplier

Although much of Apple’s manufacturing is done offshore, it still has extensive needs for electric power in the United States – and not only for the sprawling new corporate campus it is building at its headquarters in Cupertino, California, and its 270 retail stores around the country. 388 more words

New Class of Fuel Cells offer increased Flexibility lower Cost

A new class of fuel cells based on a newly discovered polymer-based material could bridge the gap between the operating temperature ranges of two existing types of polymer fuel cells, a breakthrough with the potential to accelerate the commercialization of low-cost fuel cells for automotive and stationary applications.A Los Alamos National Laboratory team, in collaboration with Yoong-Kee Choe at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in Japan and Cy Fujimoto of Sandia National Laboratories, has discovered that fuel cells made from phosphate-quaternary ammonium ion-pair can be operated between 80°C and 200°C with and without water, enhancing the fuel cells usability in a range of conditions. 14 more words

Green Energy

Solar Energy

Solar Energy will be our first entry in a series that will focus on renewable energies and our current options for producing electricity. This series does not yet have a title, nothing seemed to light us up quite right. 1,328 more words

Electric cars and the environment

According to the UK Government: “Transport accounts for around a quarter of UK greenhouse gas emissions and affects air quality at the roadside”. Greenhouse gas emissions are responsible for Global Warming and a wide range of environmental problems related to it. 727 more words

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Hydro Backlash

Years of increases in Ontario electricity prices are taking their toll in the London region, with more people behind on their hydro bills.

A detailed report prepared by the Ontario Energy Board shows the number of people behind on their payments to London Hydro climbed from 11,077 customers in 2013, to 11,404 in 2014 and 12,406 last year. 124 more words

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The falling costs of going green

Amidst ongoing concerns about climate change, countries across the globe have been intensifying efforts to implement renewable energy policies that are aimed at addressing both the desire to protect the environment and the need to keep costs as low as possible. 449 more words