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Ford is investing $500 million in electric pickup truck maker Rivian, saying the two companies will work together to develop a new battery plug-in vehicle for Ford.
There’s more to the province’s energy woes than carbon taxes, pipelines and protests
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A shoeshine in Calgary cost $10 when Tom O’Gorman, a portfolio manager at Franklin Templeton Investments, arrived from Wall Street in 2010; New York prices!
With the federal government’s backstop price on carbon pollution taking effect this week in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and New Brunswick, opponents of this vital climate solution have ratcheted up the bombast. However, British Columbia’s experience with its carbon tax provides an effective counterpoint to many of the myths and misconceptions in circulation.
If the electric vehicle revolution is coming, the City of Calgary plans to help usher it in with infrastructure and moral support.
The Government of Alberta has announced that it will be investing $100 million in green transportation projects throughout the province.
The provincial government has announced another significant investment in solar energy in southern Alberta.
Lethbridge is the first of at least 20 communities that will benefit from a new network of electric vehicle charging stations across southern Alberta.
LED, also known as light-emitting diode, is an energy-efficient source of lighting that is rapidly growing in popularity in not only the workplace, but in homes as well. According to Energy.gov, “widespread use of LED lighting has the greatest potential impact on energy savings in the United States. By 2027, widespread use of LEDs could save about 348 TWh (compared to no LED use) of electricity: This is the equivalent annual electrical output of 44 large electric power plants (1000 megawatts each), and a total savings of more than $30 billion at today’s electricity prices.”
If you’re committed to living a greener lifestyle and want to save money on energy costs, consider the benefits of installing solar panels to generate energy through a renewable resource.
Before going all out, here are six things you need to consider before you get solar panels for your home or other property.