Energy

2019 Renewables produced more Electric than Coal, Gas, Oil
Renewable Energy

In 2019, renewable energy sources produced more power in the US than fossil fuels

In 2019, renewable energy sources accounted for the majority of power used in the US, the first time since 1885 that coal was not the country's main source of power. Energy generated by fossil fuels has dominated the globe for generations. Some countries have pushed for a faster transition to cleaner fuels than others…

Renewable Energy - Houston goes for 100% green
Renewable Energy

City of Houston to be powered with 100% renewable energy

Houston, Texas to be powered by 100% renewable energy by 2025 as part climate change mitigation strategy to become carbon neutral by 2050. City of Houston to be powered with 100% renewable energy  In April, 2020, The City of Houston announced a renewed deal with NRG Energy as the City’s retail electric provider, with…

World's First All Electric Commercial Aircraft Test Flight Richmond Vancouver BC
Renewable Energy

World's First All-electric Commercial Aircraft - Successful Test Flight Richmond Vancouver BC

Harbour Air, the largest seaplane operator in North America, is on course to become the world’s first all-electric seaplane carrier, with test flights of a retrofitted de Havilland Beaver set to take to the skies over Vancouver. The Gulf Islands off Vancouver BC are awesome, as is the excitement of taking a float-plan…

Tesla Solar Panel Special Offer USA September 2019
Renewable Energy

Solar Panels Special Offer from Tesla in US - September 2019!

Tesla Solar Panels "free" for US clients in September! If you do the math, this Tesla Solar panel rental special offer is actually even better than free - because if you live in the sunnier US states with the highest electricity costs, those solar installations are going to produce more payback than they cost to rent…

Energy efficiency

Vancouver tests Passive House efficiency with the Ice Box Challenge

The Ice Box Challenge compares Passive House construction to standard code-built construction by measuring the volume of melted ice after weeks in the sun. A Passive House uses very little energy to stay warm and comfortable, regardless of the season and regardless of weather conditions. The requirements for Passive H…

Tesla solar roof
Renewable Energy

The Tesla Solar Roof price and release date

The Tesla Solar Roof is available this summer in Canada but it won't be cheap. Tesla's Solar Roof hit the news last year on the heels of their Powerwall home battery, both of which brought a lot of great attention to home solar power generation. When we first reported on it during that exciting news cycle, there was v…

Renewable Energy

The best desk we've ever seen

The benefits of a bicycle desk are plenty: from generating your own energy, to optimizing your health, to reclaiming that time you might have spent at the gym on the way home. There's just no way to lose with a bicycle desk. This desk hack is just too brilliant not to feature. A great way to stay active at work, you c…