Summer 2017

The Energy Infographic

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]DOWNLOAD PDF (1.9MB) [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_padding_divider][mk_button size=”large” url=”/resources/energy-exchange-magazine/issue-6″ fullwidth=”true” animation=”scale-up”]Read more stories from the Summer 2017 issue of Energy Exchange magazine[/mk_button][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_blog style=”grid” grid_image_height=”200″ post_count=”3″ disable_meta=”false” exclude_post_format=”” posts=”8777, 8752, 8763″][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Bringing it home

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] DOWNLOAD PDF (1.9MB)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text][mk_dropcaps style=”simple-style”]I[/mk_dropcaps]F YOU’RE ASKING yourself “how can I save money on my energy bills?” you’re not alone. But instead, consider asking yourself “how can I make changes to my home to become more energy efficient and cost-efficient?” According to Natural Resources Canada, 17 per cent of all energy used in Canada goes …

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Bio Fuels

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]DOWNLOAD PDF (1.0MB)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][mk_dropcaps style=”simple-style”]T[/mk_dropcaps]HINK “BIOFUELS” and most Canadians still think of corn.  More specifically, the primarily corn-based ethanol that makes up more than five per cent of the gasoline Canadian drivers pump into their cars and trucks every day.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]But ethanol is just a small part of a much bigger biofuels story. For Canada to hit its …

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Myths Busted!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]DOWNLOAD PDF (1.6MB)[/vc_column_text][mk_image src=”http://www.energy-exchange.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/mythsComp.png” image_size=”full”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text] [mk_dropcaps style=”simple-style”]I[/mk_dropcaps]F YOU’VE EVER wondered whether electric cars are catching on with the general public, consider this: On March 31, 2016, more than 200 people lined up at a Montreal dealership — in the rain —to plunk down $1,000 deposits for the Tesla Model 3. With a range of 345 kilometres per charge and a base price of …

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A thing of the past

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]DOWNLOAD PDF (0.2MB)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text][mk_dropcaps style=”simple-style”]T[/mk_dropcaps]HE CANADA SCIENCE and Technology Museum has a sizable collection of artifacts that run on alternative energy sources, dating back more than 100 years: steam and electric cars, early electric locomotives, memorabilia such as a model nuclear-powered ship and models of aircraft that ran on nuclear energy, a hydrogen fuel cell …

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Primer: Rail’s Bright Green Future

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]DOWNLOAD PDF (0.4MB)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text][mk_dropcaps style=”simple-style”]F[/mk_dropcaps]EW THINGS are more Canadian than the sight and sound of a freight train, rumbling alongside a lonesome prairie highway as it heads into the hinterland. More than a century since the last spike, trains are still essential for Canada’s economy and connecting distant industrial centres. But as indelibly as rail …

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First Peoples POV

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]DOWNLOAD PDF (0.2MB)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text][mk_dropcaps style=”simple-style”]T[/mk_dropcaps]HIS SUMMER marks 150 years since Canada’s Confederation, but it also marks more than 400 years of colonization. Indigenous people continue to fight for the right to prosper through land claims, economic development opportunities and cultural revitalization. In many communities across Canada, that prosperity is coming in the form of renewable …

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Fully Charged

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]DOWNLOAD PDF (6.0MB)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][mk_dropcaps style=”simple-style”]”F[/mk_dropcaps]our or five years ago, I don’t know if there were 100 electric vehicle charging stations in the country,” says Simon Ouellette, manager of ChargeHub, a Montreal-based company that offers advice to prospective EV buyers. “But it snowballed from there.” Indeed it has. The data used to build this map comes from …

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At Issue

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]DOWNLOAD PDF (118KB)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text][mk_dropcaps style=”simple-style”]C[/mk_dropcaps]ANADA PLANS TO lower its greenhouse gas emissions to 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030. This target represents both a broad consensus and an ambitious goal. While meeting it won’t be easy, recent policy moves show how Canada can move forward with a greener but still vibrant economy, despite …

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Global Village

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]DOWNLOAD PDF (2.2MB)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_image src=”http://www.energy-exchange.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/WorldCarbonMap_FINAL_02.jpg”][mk_padding_divider][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][mk_dropcaps style=”simple-style”]C[/mk_dropcaps]ANADA’S TRANSPORTATION sector is second only to the oil and gas industry in its relative contribution to this country’s greenhouse gas emissions. Quite simply, whether it’s passenger or freight travel, getting from A to B almost always equals C — as in carbon emissions. In fact, in 2014, 23 per cent …

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