Kugluktuk: Saving $2,000 by Using Solar

In just one month after the installation of solar panels on its recreation complex, Kugluktuk already produced 1,680 kWh of clean electricity saving $2,000 of diesel fuels. Kugluktuk’s economic development officer, Bill Williams said “”We were looking at how we can effectively bring costs down.” The 10 kW solar system has been installed last June after the community received a $95,000 grant from the federal government....

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Solar Power for Gaza Hospitals.
Jun22

Solar Power for Gaza Hospitals.

More than 800 people from 50 different countries have contributed $166,000 as of Thursday toward a project to provide solar power for desperately needed electricity to Gaza Strip hospitals. Begun in late April, the EmpowerGAZA project is the brainchild of a Canadian doctor who is an emergency physician at the London Health Sciences Centre in London, Ontario. Dr. Tarek Loubani, who has worked in Gaza, said power outages were one of the...

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Cheap Solar Panels Being Dumped in Canada, Watchdog says.

Canada’s border watchdog has confirmed its ruling that cheap subsidized solar panels are being dumped into Canada. In its final decision released Wednesday, the Canada Border Services Agency said it has determined that the PV modules and laminates from China have been subsidized by the Chinese government and sold in Canada at cut-rate prices. Last March, when the agency issued its preliminary ruling, it imposed stiff provisional...

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