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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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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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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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Mapping Climate Change Actions with McMaster University

The Hamilton Association for Renewable Energy and Environment Hamilton are working with the McMaster Centre for Climate Change in their new mapping efforts called LEARN-CC.  The organization is working toward creating maps to show the impacts of climate change and

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Join theTREC team for a green energy party

Renewable energy supporters in the Toronto area are invited to join the folks from TREC, a renewable energy cooperative based in Toronto to a green energy party on  Wednesday, June 26th at Steamwhistle Brewery. This is going to be an

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Community EmPOWERment

Many challenges confront communities in getting to the point of contract. This article draws lessons from from TREC – the Toronto renewable Energy Co-operative. A key point to discuss; in places with public utilities, a for profit co-op may open

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Leominister Community Solar Co-operative: They did it. So can we!

Leominister Community Solar Co-operative

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