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Complete shift to renewable energy within Canada's reach, academics say March 18, 2015
Canada could shift entirely to renewable sources of electricity by 2035 and eliminate 80 per cent of its greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, says a group of Canadian academics that is aiming to spur government action on climate change. To get there, they recommend a national carbon-pricing plan, and greater effort to move electricity produced from low-carbon sources such as hydro dams across provincial borders.
Interactive Video: The Future of Energy March 16, 2015
Watch this interactive, choose your own adventure video from EPIC! Energy Labs to view our future earth under the influence of the various outcomes to today's clean energy debate.
Renewable Clean Energy: Letter To The Editor March 11, 2015
"Have you noticed as you drive around Northern Ontario that solar panels are beginning to be a common sight? Having zero emissions clean power ensures a better future for our children and our planet. Continuing to use coal and gas is no longer an option." - Green Timiskaming board member Wayne Stratton in his Letter to the Editor. Read the whole letter by clicking the title above.
Income Investing: Green Bond Market Is 'Exploding' December 28, 2014
According to Climate Bonds Initiative, a British-based research group, the green bond market is exploding. In 2014 alone, more than $35-billion (U.S.) worth of bonds specifically designated as "green" were sold, the CBI said, up from $11-billion in 2013. The 2015 estimate is $100-billion. Green Timiskaming, a solar co-op in northern Ontario, now sells bonds to finance its projects.
Launching Green Timiskaming solar projects December 3, 2014
Green Timiskaming is developing community-owned solar energy projects as part of a community development strategy. Community Owned Solar Projects offer local investors the opportunity to gain financially through the purchasing of Northern Solar Bonds. The bonds will provide strong long-term financial benefits associated with the production of renewable energy.
Northern Solar Bonds hoped to fund Green Timiskaming projects December 2, 2014
A group in Timiskaming is hoping to appeal to the greener side of investors. Green Timiskaming has received green energy contracts from the Ontario Feed In Tariff (FIT) program for 10 solar sites.
Why Local Energy Ownership Matters September 1, 2014
Why does ownership of renewable energy matter? Because the number of jobs and economic returns for communities are substantially higher when electricity generation from wind and sun can be captured by local hands.
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