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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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Lumsden goes solar at River Park Centre

At Lumsden’s River Park, people playing at the splash pad or tak- ing in a ball game will no longer be the only ones soaking up the sun. Newly installed solar panels on the River Park Centre roof will also be taking in the rays, helping to power the centre and reducing power costs for […]

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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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Oilsands producers forced to transition as batteries gain momentum

Canada’s oilsands industry is in a race with other forms of crude production and emerging technologies such as electric cars to remain a relevant energy source in the coming decades, according to consultancy Deloitte LLP. Oilsands producers face the risk of a “forced transition” Among various scenarios, oilsands producers face the risk of a “forced […]

Tesla Wins Massive Contract to Help Power the California Grid

Tesla just won a bid to supply grid-scale power in Southern California to help prevent electricity shortages following the biggest natural gas leak in U.S. history. The Powerpacks, worth tens of millions of dollars, will be operational in record time—by the end of this year. Tesla Motors Inc. will supply 20 megawatts (80 mWh) of […]

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