Sunday, May 29, 2022

Tag: Zack Metcalfe

Powering Sustainable Partnerships: Energy efficiency for and by First Nations

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By Zack Metcalfe Retooling old buildings for energy efficiency might not generate the same excitement as solar arrays, wind farms, or electric vehicles. But the...

Smooth Sailing with Sustainable Solutions: New retrofits brings electric motors to...

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By Zack Metcalfe Over the past decade, Canadians have become familiar with electrified bikes, cars, passenger trucks, dump trucks, transport trucks, city buses, and even...

Dodging the Peak: Smart grid to cut carbon and incorporate renewables

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By Zack Metcalfe Picture Saint John in the throes of autumn. Temperatures are cool but predictable, the city’s electrical grid smoothly supplies its 36,000 customers,...

Transportation Revolution: Take a page out of this book

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By Zack Metcalfe Active transportation improves our health and the health of our communities. Leaving your vehicle at home results in several environmental benefits, including...

Powerful People: Ensuring Renewable Energy and Low Carbon Solutions

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By Zack Metcalfe In 1923, the Maine Public Service (a bygone electrical utility) was keen to build a hydroelectric dam on the Aroostook River flowing...

Show, Don’t Tell: Making the Case for Electric Vehicles in the...

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By Zack Metcalfe Electric vehicles can’t catch a break. They’re still being accused of being short on range, short on chargers, short on options, too...

Deep Dive: Community Centre Reduces Energy Consumption By Half

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By Zack Metcalfe The AYR Motor Centre in Woodstock, New Brunswick, is this town’s single largest consumer of electricity. In fact, since opening its doors...

No Project Too Small: Quispamsis Pursues Efficiency Everywhere

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By Zack Metcalfe Over the holidays, when most Maritimers are battling the cold and dark with hot chocolate and festive sweaters, they’ve come to expect...

The Making of a Megawatt: Antigonish Solar Energy Milestone

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By Zack Metcalfe In the five years since its inception, the Antigonish Community Energy Co-op has fostered a megawatt of rooftop solar capacity across northern...
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