Hydroelectric / Guides

the installation of a LucidPipe power generator via Lucid Energy
Micro-hydroelectric

Portland, Oregon will Soon Generate Hydroelectric Power in Water Pipes Under City Streets.

...Hydroelectric power generation is definitely renewable but not always 'green' when you consider all the side effects, especially when it comes to large hydroele...

Wind farm
Wind power

Storing power from wind farms

...hydroelectric power stations. The concept is quite simple, and facilities like this already exist in many countries around the world. It is a matter of taking...

tidal power generators
Renewable energy

Tidal generators offer a predictable supply of renewable energy

...hydroelectricity . For tidal power generation to be effective, a minimum high tide of 5 metres is required, and ideally a large bay that stores incoming water...

Decentralized Energy Generation for LEED, Passive House & Green Homes
Renewable energy

Which is the Best Type of Home Energy Generation for Green Homes?

...hydroelectric station, same thing, you are powering your home with clean renewable energy. For example, 95% of the power used in Quebec is largely fed by hydr...

Aerial view of The Earth Rangers Centre (CNW Group/Earth Rangers)
LEED Homes

The Earth Rangers Retrofit a rEED Gold building and earn LEED Platinum

...hydroelectric generation sources 100% of all cleaning products meet green cleaning standards Native and drought hardy landscaping that needs no irrigation and u...

Electric vehicle charging station
Commuting

Electric Vehicles getting help from the provinces

...hydroelectric power. Yes, the naysayers are right, a whole lot of land got flooded and a lot of methane gets released from it, but the damage is done so we migh...

Ontario climate change action plan
Grants and incentives

Ontario announces ambitious climate change action plan to reduce emissions

...hydroelectric energy, as is much of BC and Manitoba and others, but the perceived energy cleanliness of any one of those provinces is shadowed by the fossil fue...

Electric Heaters - is heating with electric an eco-friendly option?
Heating with electricity

Heating with electricity

...hydroelectric is far cleaner than electricity generated by burning fossil fuels, such as with coal plants. Electric heat sources: Heating with electricity i...

ProductiveHouse in Montreal
Choosing where to live

Green living in the city

...hydroelectric dams have ceased to be productive, increasing production of non-renewable power sources. For the serious carnivores out there that can't bear th...

Building a Passive House that's LEED Certified too - an Owner's Tale
Passive House

An owner/builder's account of building a Passive House

...hydroelectric dams or nuclear or coal-burning power plants struggle to keep up. North American buildings account for more than 40% of all the energy we use and ...

Off-grid home with solar PV & Battery backup
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Thinking about renewable home energy and a battery backup?

...hydroelectric dam, solar farm or a windmill, you are already a consumer of renewable energy. Guided by that sort of thinking, from a climate-conscience point ...