How We Can Overcome the Challenges to Wind and Solar Energy
Renewable energy is a hot topic in today’s society. Proponents highlight the need to shift to renewables, while those opposed highlight the issues with the technology. But, with their reduced emissions, reduced human and environmental health impacts, and long-term viability, there is no question that renewables are the future. Oil […]
Storing Renewable Energy
The International Energy Agency estimates that global renewable capacity could rise as much in 2022-2027 as it did in the previous 20 years. Due to the intermittent nature of renewable energy sources—the sun doesn’t always shine, and the wind doesn’t always blow—energy storage becomes increasingly crucial. As a result, when […]
How Can Waste Be Converted to Energy?
This article is intended to introduce you to Waste to Energy (WTE) in order to enhance its consideration in waste management strategies and reduce the amount of waste going to landfills. Waste is part of our everyday lives. The amount of municipal solid waste (MSW) – often referred to as […]
Home Energy: Canada’s Usage Patterns
In a world of growing global energy demand, we see an increasing strain placed on our earth systems. This strain is caused by greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels (coal and natural gas) as a source of energy. The strain on the environment can also be caused by the development […]