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RES Canada Announces Completion of Energy Storage System

MONTREAL, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (RES Canada), a leader in the development and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in North America, is pleased to announce final certification of the company’s second

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How to improve your home right now using the LIC

Environment Hamilton and HARE want to bring a Local Improvement Charges (LIC) program to Hamilton for Home Energy Conservation Projects Making your home more energy-efficient means you’ll save on your utility bills. What if there was a way to finance

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How much can you save with LED lighting?

(Reprinted from The Record) LED lighting offers clear advantages over conventional incandescent, metal halide, and High Pressure Sodium or HPS bulbs.  They’re more efficient, last longer, and generate much less heat.  How does this translate into saving you money? According

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Defend our climate rally 2014

LeadNow is an independent advocacy organization that brings generations of Canadians together to achieve progress through democracy.  They are currently working on a nation-wide Climate Change campaign to defend our communities from the dangers of fossil fuels and work toward

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What can Hamilton do next to fight climate change?

What can be done? What can be done about climate change in the Hamilton area where we have suffered from 20 extreme rainstorms that have flooded homes in the last decade, and extensive damage and costs from high winds and

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Touring Ancaster’s geothermal church

April 5th was a fantastic day for touring the beautiful Meadowlands Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, located in Ancaster, Ontario.  This house of worship is the only exclusively geothermally heated and cooled church in North America. For this facility, “exclusively” means

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Tour the only geothermal church in North America

Meadowlands Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, located in Ancaster, Ontario, is the only exclusively geothermally heated and cooled church in North America. Denise Neutel will give a talk and tour of this building, which was constructed in 2005. Time and date

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Putting Sustainability into Action with Horizon Utilities

Putting Sustainability into Action: Rates, Renewables, Conservation, Smart Growth A better future is not all about one effort, such as solar energy or turning off unnecessary lighting.  Rather, a smart and all-encompassing approach to energy including wiser usage, sustainable reduction

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2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Are you interested in renewable energy in the Hamilton area?  The Hamilton Association for Renewable Energy (HARE) will be holding their 2014 Annual General Meeting on Sunday, January 26th. Whether you are a HARE member or not, all are welcome

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Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE) group launched

Rebecca and Joanna, Co-Chairs, WiRE and the members of the WiRE Advisory Board, are excited to announce the new Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE) group, inclusive of ALL renewable energy technologies!  WiRE launched at the CanWEA Conference this week (press

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