Phase-out coal campaign not supported by the evidence

The phase-out coal campaign is simply a platform for pushing wind and solar

Phase-out coal campaign not supported by the evidenceDownload this column for your publication or website CALGARY, AB Jun 9, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The new Alberta government is said to be looking at Ontario to learn from its experience in phasing out coal. In a word it was – costly. But more than that, it is important to note that while Ontario…

Renewable energy all pain, little gain

Renewable energy all but guarantees higher electricity bills

Renewable energy all pain, little gainDownload Renewable energy all pain, little gain for your publication or website By Kenneth P. Green and Taylor Jackson The Fraser Institute CALGARY, AB, and VANCOUVER, BC, Apr 30, 2015/ Troy Media/ - BC Hydro’s planned project for a hydroelectric dam on the Peace River – known as the Site C dam – is proving to…

Homegrown power may finally have its moment

Dramatic improvements in performance will soon silence alternative energy’s critics

Homegrown power may finally have its momentTo download Homegrown power may finally have its moment for your publication or website click here CALGARY, AB, Apr 30, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Alternative energy sources like wind and solar have one thing in common with automobiles. In their early days, both were written off as frivolous technologies that wouldn’t amount to much. After…

Why your furnace should also be generating electricity

Cogeneration is the simultaneous generation of both electricity and heat

Why your furnace should also be generating electricity[slideshow_deploy id='74737']Hover over image to read caption By David Dodge and Duncan Kinney The Green Revolution Troy Media CALGARY, AB, Jun 20, 2014/ Troy Media/ - Cogeneration – the simultaneous generation of both electricity and heat– is an idea as old as the electric power plant itself. In 1882 Thomas Edison’s Pearl Street generating station…

Farmers love solar energy

Driving down costs for long-term savings

Farmers love solar energyBy David Dodge and Duncan Kinney The Green Revolution DRUMHELLER, AB, Jun 5, 2014/ Troy Media/ - “God hates cowards.” That’s how Bob Sargent, a farmer who also runs an oilfield services company and serves as a local councillor, explains why he made his first investment in solar energy. He recently put a 10-kilowatt solar…

Creative destruction in the global energy industry

The world is moving away for carbon-based fuels and that’s bad news for the oil sands

Creative destruction in the global energy industryEDMONTON, AB, Apr 17, 2014/ Troy Media/ - Venezuela’s oil production has fallen every year since 2000, Libya’s production is at its lowest point since 2011, militants in Iraq continue to choke off its oil exports, and geopolitical concerns in Europe have lowered estimates for future Russian oil growth. But despite all this, international support…

How to get half your heating for free

It comes down to how your house is designed

How to get half your heating for free[slideshow_deploy id='72754']Hover over image to read caption By David Dodge and Duncan Kinney The Green Revolution Troy Media EDMONTON, AB, Apr 12, 2014/ Troy Media/ - The Ancient Pueblo peoples got free heating and cooling at the Mesa Verde cliff dwellings in what’s now Colorado and they did it without electricity, insulation, natural gas, air…

Storing energy key to the future

One of the single most important areas of human research and commerce in our modern age

Storing energy key to the future[slideshow_deploy id='69919'] Hover over image to read caption By David Dodge and Duncan Kinney The Green Revolution EDMONTON, AB, Jan 12, 2014/ Troy Media/ - When people think of energy storage, they think of batteries. We’ve had them in their modern incarnation for more than 200 years and there are examples in the archeological record…

Coal is back in favour

Even environmental darling Germany is increasing coal capacity

Coal is back in favourFebruary 2, 2013 EDMONTON, AB, Feb. 2, 2013/ Troy Media/ - According to James Hanson, climate warmist and chief prophet of doom, coal is the single biggest danger to the planet and our survival. He called coal fired power plants 'factories of death' and has suggested that the continued use of existing coal fired energy,…

The reason Ontario’s Green Energy Act is a dud

The reason Ontario’s Green Energy Act is a dud© Troy Media. Please contact the publisher to inquire about publication rates for this column. Our rates are based on circulation. Scroll to the bottom to purchase this column. To view our rates, click here. January 22, 2013 [wp_eStore_cart_when_not_empty] TORONTO, ON, Jan. 22, 2013/ Troy Media/ - Getting a green energy community project off the…
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