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Top 10 Solar Facts

Blog entry by Tamara Herman | June 21, 2016

This summer, we’re launching a new campaign to bring solar power to all people and communities in Alberta. Solar4All is about going beyond fossil fuels by not only changing where our energy comes from but how it’s owned, distributed,...

How does solar work in the Arctic?

Blog entry by Duncan Martin | August 31, 2016

Solar in the Arctic at first seems to be an oxymoron. After all, it is dark in the Arctic for nearly half the year. But then again, it's light for half the year too – just like on the rest of the earth! PHOTO:  Arctic sunshine ...

Putting Alberta on the road to renewables

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 28, 2014

Putting Alberta on the road to renewables The price of oil dropped again today with Goldman Sachs predicting that prices will continue to fall to $70 by 2015. Albertans know all too well the perils of the oil coaster...

Clyde River fights oil and reaches for the Arctic sun

Blog entry by Jessica Wilson and Farrah Khan | October 7, 2015

Late last month, we set off on a journey to Clyde River, Nunavut , after an inspiring and eventful fifteen months of supporting their fight against dangerous oil exploration in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait. The community is still...

Greenpeace reports on Renewable energy

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A first hand look at the beauty and power of Solar

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | July 16, 2014

For years, I have been advocating the benefits of solar and other renewables. But while I’ve studied and talked to many renewable energy producers and workers, I never actually got my solar hands dirty (or clean). Well, today that...

Wind and solar power are leaving nuclear in the dust

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | March 7, 2011 1 comment

We often hear that wind and solar power are nice, but they can’t deliver the power that we need. So there were probably a few raised eyebrows last week when I was quoted ( here and here ) saying that “Wind and solar energy are the...

Don't underestimate the power of the sun

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | February 4, 2011

We all make mistakes. But five times in a row? Over the last 10 years, Greenpeace and the European Photovoltaic Industry Association have put out five previous editions of the Solar Generation report. And every time, we have...

Darlington: It’s Not Worth the Risk

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil, Senior Energy Analyst | September 3, 2015 7 comments

We can’t expect our elected officials to make good decisions when key information is being hidden from them. And when that involves nuclear safety, millions are at risk. Sometime this Fall, Premier Kathleen Wynne will be asked to...

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