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Innovations in Wind Energy

Posted on July 4, 2016 by

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 […]

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Innovations and the Future of Solar Energy

Posted on June 24, 2016 by

Tesla CEO Elon Musk made headlines once again this week with his offer to buy SolarCity, one of the United States’ biggest solar energy providers. With this potential merger, Musk not only makes a financial bet, but he’s also betting on the future of solar energy and the universal demand for clean energy. Solar panels […]

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A Promising Future for Clean Energy: Innovations in Alternative Power Sources

Posted on May 20, 2016 by

The past few decades have seen a rise in alternative energy sources, including wind, solar and water power. Wind turbines line highways, solar panels are prevalent on rooftops, and hydropower plants, such as dams and mills are common sites all over the world. However, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, we’re just getting started. […]

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10 Fun, Eco-Friendly Findings About Canada

Posted on June 28, 2015 by

  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 […]

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An Introduction to Bioenergy

Posted on July 11, 2013 by

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 […]

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Renewable Energy Explained

Posted on July 2, 2013 by

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 […]

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Shine On: An Introduction to Solar Power

Posted on June 20, 2013 by

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 […]

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