Energy Efficiency

Cleanest Transportation Cleaner With Bioplastics

September 10th, 2013 by Leave a Comment ↓

Here’s the quiz for the day. Which form of transportation has the lowest carbon footprint? Walking. Correct! Which form of mechanized transportation has the lowest carbon footprint? Bicycling? Wrong! Bicycling while carrying a child in a carrier? (A two for one-peddler ride!) Wrong, but close. It’s bicycling while carrying a child in a carrier made Read more ›

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MNO wins major green energy contracts

September 3rd, 2013 by Leave a Comment ↓

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO), together with its investment partners, announced today that it is set to become a long-term owner of commercial-scale solar projects, earning income over a 20-year period while helping generate clean electricity across the province. As Ontario’s clean energy economy continues to grow the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) offered 951 new Small Feed-in Tariff Read more ›

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RBC launches Energy Efficiency Lending pilot program for retail clients

August 29th, 2013 by Leave a Comment ↓

RBC recently launched the RBC Energy Efficiency Lending pilot program for retail clients in Ontario (national rollout expected later next year), saying it is the first bank to market this type of energy retrofit lending solution whereby business clients can use the resulting cost savings to pay back the loan, leaving their cash flow intact. “Our specialists Read more ›

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