Located on 5.56 acres next to the Gas City Campgrounds and overlooking the power plant, Medicine Hat’s solar thermal project is just waiting for a heat exchanger and warmer weather to arrive before becoming operational.
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When Imperial Leduc #1 struck oil in 1947, Devon became known for discovering one of the largest oil reserves in the world.
But this year, since Nov.1, Devon has placed itself on the map for a whole new reason.
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The city’s solar thermal project is nearly complete but won’t be operational until at least next spring.
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North Carolina has 803 Megawatts of solar in development or under construction, according to consulting firm SNL Financial.
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The world was moving faster towards reducing its reliance on carbon intensive energy consumption in the 1970s and 1980s than in the past several decades. In fact, over the past 20 years there has been little if any progress in expanding the share of carbon-free energy in the global mix. Despite the rhetoric around the rise of renewable energy, the data tells a far different story.
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Medicine Hat isn’t about to change its moniker from the Gas City to Solar City anytime soon but the official groundbreaking of a first-of-its-kind renewable energy project may be a step in that direction.
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The solar industry is still tiny compared to the oil and gas industry. In truth it is still a baby, only just learning to stand on its own two feet, yet thanks to constantly falling prices resulting from technological improvements and economies of scale, the solar industry is growing quickly, far faster than any other energy sector.
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An Okotoks subdivision’s world-leading solar energy technology could be copied to heat a new residential community in the great white north.
A feasibility study is underway to see if the solar heating technology at the heart of the Drake Landing community can be successfully used in Whitehorse, Yukon.
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Solar could overtake oil as the world’s dominant energy source by 2060 in one scenario envisioned by Royal Dutch Shell.
Renewables could make up as much as 30% to 40% of the global energy mix by 2060, as oil loses its reign as the world’s biggest energy source, the oil giant said in a forecast on the energy sector’s changing landscape.
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EDMONTON, AB, Nov. 22, 2012/ Troy Media/ – A Canadian Solar Industry Association report released at the Solar West trade show in Edmonton says Alberta has the “best solar resource in Canada.”
However, when you start comparing Alberta to the largest global market for solar energy technology in the world, Germany, it’s time to start scratching your head.
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