Canada and US Working Together for Climate Comitments

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It is good to see that there is a lot that goes on off the radar on working on climate change.  The US and the Canadian governments have been hard at work since Paris. Trudeau and Obama have been working together and have many common goals. As the writer of this article states “By shifting the discussion from pipelines to power lines, the leaders made some progress today”. It is a good thing. Read Here.

Birds and Wind Turbines

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After hearing people talking about birds being killed by flying into wind turbines I read/watched this brief report on Energy.gov. It is important that people understand that bird and bat studies are done before wind turbines are placed in a specific area. As the technology gets better the birds become safer and safer.  Read/Watch Here.

United Airlines To Use Biofuels!

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United Airlines has announced that it plans on using biofuel for it’s planes!  This is one of the first major airlines to begin to use biofuel.  We hope this is the beginning of a new trend!

Read here!

Nissan Introduces a Possible Energy Future

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This is a video from Nissan which looks at the future of electricity as one continuous grid everywhere.  Kind of like community solar model gone wild.  It is a fascinating glimpse of what could be.   OK,  lots of people will be cynical watching the video,   but it is the dreamers who initiate changes in civilizations. Watch video here!

Canada Moving Quickly Towards Renewable Energy Goals

 

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While we here in the USA continue to fight for and against renewable energy in our communities, town boards, courts,  legislatures, corporations, schools….  our quiet neighbors up north have been developing a renewable energy plan that will perhaps exceed it’s international standards.  Read Here!

South Korean Grid Will Soon Have Biggest Energy Storage System

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South Korean Grid Will Soon Have Biggest Energy Storage System! They have made use of t


1) the need to develop safe mass storage systems and

2) possibly to take more of a risk on more unconventional systems.