Tag Archives: renewable energy

Green Shift at E-Bay

Small changes in packaging can have massive changes in sustainability. Here is an article from BigThink on a new eBay initiative. Even more interesting than this one packaging change is the concept of mobilizing entire organizations through the best ideas …

Solar PV Costs to Decline…Grid Parity?

An interesting report on where solar energy costs are going (see below link). Since my entry into the world of solar energy I have witnessed a 50% drop in the cost per watt to install a utility sized solar energy …

New Solar Plant for Guelph

Ontario is quickly becoming the new hub for green energy manufacturers and power producers. See article from Toronto Star: http://www.thestar.com/business/article/846743–guelph-gets-new-solar-panel-plant

Canada’s first Solar Income Fund ready to power up…..

After 18 months in the making I am pleased to announce that the Solar Income Fund LP will be launching in September, 2009 across Canada. It’s been a long journey to get to this point but very rewarding on many …

Germany Leading the Way in Solar PV

German solar PV Market leading the way: one of five householders are thinking about solar PV Germany has been leading the way towards a healthy solar energy market for some years now. Despite the global economic crisis and a decreasing …

It appears that Ontarians are ready for Solar Parks…

It appears that Ontarians are warming up to the idea of solar parks. Solar parks have been very successful in Europe, in addition to solar rooftop installations, as a solution to increasing renewable energy production. OTTAWA July 23, 2009 – …

The Gospel of Green – The Fifth Estate reports…

A very interesting report from the Fifth Estate on why Germany is the world’s leader in renewable energies and why Canada is lagging so far behind. I found the report to be both balanced and insightful. Well worth the 45 …

The Smart Grid is Coming…

It is estimated that up to 50% of power generation is lost in transmission across aging and overwhelmed global energy infrastructure. More power production, including green power production, cannot be the sole solution to our ever increasing need for energy. …

How to participate in the Green Energy Boom…

While many sectors of the economy struggle to find their footing in a very challenging recession, green energy power production continues to shine brightly (pardon the pun). That’s because many governments around the world are supporting green energy power production …

What is Solar Photovoltaic (“Solar PV”)?

Photovoltaic (“PV”) is a marriage of two words: ‘photo’, from Greek roots, meaning light, and ‘voltaic’, from ‘volt’, which is the unit used to measure electric potential at a given point. Solar PV is emerging as a major power source …