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Stephanie Evans

Innovations in Wind Energy

Rows of spinning wind turbines make for seriously Instagrammable photo ops when driving down the highway. More importantly, they produce seriously clean energy just from the whirl of their blades. Turning readily available wind into electricity was wonderfully innovative, however the breakthroughs in the field of wind energy continue to inspire awe. One Spanish company…

Stephanie Evans

10 Fun, Eco-Friendly Findings About Canada

  It’s almost Canada Day! And it only seems appropriate that we review some of the best things about our beloved country. Canadians (clearly) take great pride in their hockey. We’re some of the friendliest people on the planet (this, according to most reports, but hey, we’re slightly biased!). We boast affordable healthcare and we’re…

Stephanie Evans

An Introduction to Bioenergy

One of the oldest forms of energy, bioenergy has been around since man first rubbed two sticks togetherto spark a flame. In fact, today, wood is still the most prevalent source of bioenergy. As a part of the Eco-Centric series on forms of renewable energy, we have already covered an introduction to solar and wind…

Stephanie Evans

Renewable Energy Explained

Here at Eco-Centric, we talk a lot about “renewable energy.” So, what exactly is renewable energy, what makes it a “green” option, and why is it such a big deal? Check out our helpful Q&A, below, to get answers to a few of your most commonly asked questions. What is Renewable Energy? Renewable energy derives…

Stephanie Evans

Shine On: An Introduction to Solar Power

Since the beginning of time, people have been fascinated by the sun. Ancient civilizations personified the sun, worshipping it as a God or Goddess. Throughout history, farming and agriculture efforts have relied upon the sun’s rays to grow crops and sustain populations. Only recently, however, have we developed the ability to harness the sun’s awesome…