When Karin Hinzer first began research into renewable energy more than 10 years ago, she was convinced the technology wasn’t going to be that useful.
Between 2005 and 2016, non-hydroelectric renewables – wind, solar and biomass – grew from 1.5 per cent of total electricity generation in Canada to 7.2 per cent.
Many homeowners and businesses want to lower their energy costs or go completely off the grid. On top of reducing your environmental impact, it’s also a great way to save money.
At the Trail Road landfill in south Ottawa, one resident’s trash becomes another person’s energy.
An Ottawa-based renewable energy organization is looking to raise a fresh round of financing so it can expand its number of solar power installations across eastern Ontario.
Generating new revenue for the City of Ottawa from space that’s otherwise unused, while at the same time making a positive difference for the environment with renewable energy.
Energy Ottawa, an affiliate of Hydro Ottawa, doesn’t just keep the lights on for the residents in the Nation’s Capital; it’s always looking to do so in more
Many Ottawa residents may not realize their city boasts the largest municipally owned producer of green energy in Ontario.