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Antigonish Emerging as a Leader in Renewable Energy Adoption

Antigonish Emerging as a Leader in Renewable Energy Adoption

The town of Antigonish is already active in the fight against climate change and now they are taking another important step to reduce their carbon footprint! A two-megawatt solar garden will be constructed in Brierly Brook mainly through funding from the provincial...

The Electric Vehicle Highway is Coming to Newfoundland

The Electric Vehicle Highway is Coming to Newfoundland

The electric vehicle highway is coming to Newfoundland. Utilizing robust federal programs, Newfoundland Hydro is set to populate the province with DC fast charging stations as well as level 2 charging stations. This news marks the soon to be completed, coast to coast...

HalifACT 2050: Acting on climate change.

HalifACT 2050: Acting on climate change.

In 2019, Halifax declared a climate emergency and as a result, HalifACT was passed by the regional council on June 23, 2020. HalifACT 2050: Acting on Climate Change Together Plan is a long-term climate action plan that will help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions,...

ZEVIP: Funding available for Canadians

ZEVIP: Funding available for Canadians

Battery electric cars are gaining more momentum as a viable choice of transportation for Canadians. The Canadian government has put forth targets of EV sales of 10% by 2025, 30% by 2030 and 100% by 2040.  But there are still hurdles to overcome. One important hurdle...

Solar for your Home: What’s the ROI?

Solar for your Home: What’s the ROI?

The generation of electricity using solar photovoltaic cells has been around since the 1950’s. Early users of the technology were limited to research deployments, government agencies like NASA or in niche applications such as on remote lighthouses and oil rigs. Then,...

How to Become a Solar Installer in PEI

How to Become a Solar Installer in PEI

Thanks to new rebates and incentive programs, as well as advances in technology, solar energy has recently experienced significant growth in PEI (and beyond) and is predicted to only continue to grow. For electricians in the province, receiving accreditation as a...