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Go Green this Halloween!

Go Green this Halloween!

Halloween has arrived and soon hoards of ghosts and goblins will be at your doorstep. There are some things you can do specifically on Halloween to reduce energy use, but this time of year is also a good time to start thinking about increasing your home’s efficiency […]

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Switching to Renewable Energy – Weighing Opinions

Switching to Renewable Energy – Weighing Opinions

Alberta’s new Premier Jim Prentice has taken an active approach to Alberta’s energy issues. According to an article published in the Financial Post’s FP Comment he has been commenting on using renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power to replace Alberta’s coal-fired electrical generation. Comments […]

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Invention of LED Technology Win Nobel Prize for Physics

Invention of LED Technology Win Nobel Prize for Physics

Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics last week for the invention of blue light-emitting diodes (LED). The award is meant to recognize an invention that has had the greatest benefit to mankind. This invention spurred the development of LED technology to use as interior or […]

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Deregulation: Angel or Demon?

Deregulation: Angel or Demon?

We see a slightly tarnished halo. Deregulation has meant no real increase in electricity rates for homeowners and lower power costs for small and medium businesses. Solution 105 has compared the deregulated Alberta electricity rates from 1994 with current rates and we have confirmed that electricity rates […]

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Industrial Cogeneration in Alberta

Industrial Cogeneration in Alberta

Cogeneration, also known as combined heat and power (CHP), is the process where a single fuel source is used to produce both electrical and thermal energy. Generating electricity usually results in unused heat, so using equipment to capture that heat and transfer it for other functions within […]

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