Archive for April, 2011

Yielding Rays – Solar Cells and Efficiency

With increasing awareness for the environment and an increase in the demand for energy, solar is becoming the popular energy choice. Homeowners and investors alike are either leaving the grid all together, or taking advantage of selling into the grid at a price. Either way, the environmental and economical benefits ...

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Angus Power Presenting at OSEA FIT Webinar Series

Interested in knowing more about biogas? John Hawkes is presenting this Thursday April 21st atthe OSEA FIT Webinar Series on the economic viability and feasibility of biogas projects. Other presenters, including Jennifer Green and Larry Davis will focus on Ontario and will address the questions regarding Ontario biogas developments. Want to ...

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Renewable Energy Incentives-Thermal vs. Electrical

As some of you may know there is speculation that the government may reduce the renewable power incentive program known as FIT (Feed In Tariff) under the Green Energy and Economy Act. What this would do would be to reduce the rate paid for solar or wind power and possibly to ...

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At Glance – Anaerobic Technology in Canada

In a country with a large dairy industry, it is no wonder why Canadian dairy farmers are catching onto biogas technology. Biogas technology not only provides farmers with a way of getting rid of waste, but it provides a useful tool to generate gas which can in turn power their ...

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Cleaning the Electricity Sector

The reduction of CO2 and harmful emissions is at the forefront of climate change issues by leading countries. In 2007, the leading contributing factor to global energy-related CO2 emissions was power generation. In order to de-carbonize the energy sector, there needs to be some changes to the industry. The International Agency (IA) suggests that an increased mix ...

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Canadian Market follows Europe in Growing Technology

At present Europeans firms have embraced and dominated the market in biogas and anaerobic technology. Today Europe, and in particular Germany, is a leader in the global renewable energy sector in biogas technologies and biogas related companies. According to the city of Cologne, in 2010, 5,900 biogas plants were installed, ...

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Welcome to Biolog!

Welcome to Biolog! An Angus Power initiative, our goal is to explore issues in the bioenergy and renewable energy sector, and to initiate discussions and ideas on the relevant topics. See an article that sparks your interest? Leave a comment and start a discussion! For more information on an article, ...

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