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EV Adoption: The grid, the battery and the Evangelist

July 19, 2022

According to the U.S.

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Getting off the grid: Tips for camping electricity-free

July 19, 2022

Most of us have spent the last few years connected to the grid.

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Between the lines: overhead vs underground

July 13, 2022

The derecho that damaged our city’s electricity system in May was absolutely devastating to our community.

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Is energy storage the answer to net zero?

June 29, 2022

Storage, by definition, is the act of preserving something for future use. Charge now, use later.

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Shining a light on Tree Canada

June 29, 2022

“Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”  ~Warren Buffet, A

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Derecho: Our biggest storm yet

June 29, 2022

With winds up to 190 km/h, the powerful derecho storm that devastated Ottawa on Saturday, May 21, left a trail of destructio

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