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

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

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.…

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

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…