BSG Articles


Flexible Solar Cells Show Promise
Published on November 27, 2018

A new material called perovskite has shown remarkable development over the last 8 years in terms of its ability to convert solar light into energy.

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Realtors Should Support Mandatory Home Energy Assessments
Published on November 26, 2018

Up until recently, the provincial government had a strategy to introduce mandatory Home Energy Assessments for every home that goes up for sale. This strategy was a part of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan, and was scheduled to start in 2019 but was recently cancelled - receiving much support from the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA).

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Growing a Clean Energy Economy
Published on November 23, 2018

Recently, a study prepared for Clean Energy Canada evaluated both the positive and negative impacts of energy efficiency on both employment and the economy, using the measures of improving efficiency that are outlined in the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change (PCF) for their calculations.

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Climate Change and Urbanization
Published on November 23, 2018

Scott Krayenhoff, a researcher at the University of guelph, recently led a study that examines climate change and its effects on both urban and rural areas. Large and dense cities can cause a rise in temperature, but according to the study, it appears that climate change holds the potential to reduce the higher temperatures caused by urbanization -  which is called the urban heat island effect.

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Strategies to Reduce Ontario’s Emissions
Published on November 22, 2018

In a recent Climate Strategy Submission by the Ontario Energy Association, the ways in which Ontario can continue to build on its leadership involving the reduction of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions are explored.

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Strategies to Continue Reducing Ontario’s Emissions
Published on November 21, 2018

Since 2005, Ontario has led Canada in greenhouse gas emission reductions, with a 22 percent decline over the past 13 years. This accounts for a reduction in the province’s carbon dioxide emissions by about 40 million tonnes each year.

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More Solar Rebates in Alberta
Published on November 20, 2018

Since 2015, Alberta has seen a large increase in demand for solar energy, with the green energy industry seeing a 500 percent growth.

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The Province’s HRRP Now Offers New Eligibility, New Territories, & New Incentives.

There’s great news for homeowners who are planning to do residential renovations or upgrades! The Ontario Government has significantly enhanced the province’s Home Reno Rebate Program. And the bottom line for homeowners - higher rebates! By doing renovations or upgrades that will improve a home’s energy efficiency, homeowners may be eligible for substantial rebates of up to $5,000 from Union Gas. Simply put, there are long-term payoffs with an energy efficient home.

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