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The world of solar energy and its impact on communities around the world is constantly changing. Check out some articles below about what is happening around the world, including trends, advancements, legislation, and more.

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A Balanced Look at the Future Sources of Energy

Low prices for coal and gas are likely to persist, but will fail to prevent a fundamental transformation of the world electricity system over coming decades towards renewable sources such as wind and solar, and towards balancing options such as batteries. The latest long-term forecast from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, entitled New Energy Outlook 2016, […]

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Liberals to outline draft plan for national carbon tax Thursday

The federal government is set to release a discussion paper Thursday outlining how it plans to impose a national carbon tax that will include flexibility for provinces who are at least working towards implementing their own plans, CBC News has learned. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna will discuss the plan at a press conference at 1 […]

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Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle rolls out to Canadian dealerships

Two years ago, a Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle (EV) concept car was unveiled at the 2015 North American International Auto Show. Ever since, Canadian consumers have been antsy to get their hands on one. This time last year, we reported that a single Quebec dealer had pre-sold 93 of them. Yesterday was the day for […]

SaskPower Increasing Their Rates

The Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel is recommending SaskPower reduce a rate increase scheduled to take effect at the start of January. On Monday, the regulator recommended a 3.5 per cent increase in the new year. This is after a five per cent increase on July 1 that was authorized by the government. For the average […]

A Balanced Look at the Future Sources of Energy

Low prices for coal and gas are likely to persist, but will fail to prevent a fundamental transformation of the world electricity system over coming decades towards renewable sources such as wind and solar, and towards balancing options such as batteries. The latest long-term forecast from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, entitled New Energy Outlook 2016, […]

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