Energy & Green Tech

Targeted policies could help decarbonize Canada one home at a time

Be it through the food we eat, vehicle we use or way we live, we use fossil fuels and emit greenhouse gases in various activities in our daily lives. We need to reduce emissions across sectors, starting with our homes. This ...

Energy & Green Tech

Energy Sec. Granholm brings clean energy gospel to CES show

Anyone wondering what compelled the U.S. Department of Energy's first-ever appearance this year at the CES tech show—traditionally an annual showcase for consumer gadgets—need only consider what its boss sees as her main ...

Energy & Green Tech

World enters 'new age' of clean energy manufacturing: IEA

The world is at the "dawn of a new industrial age" of clean energy technology manufacturing that will triple in value by 2030 and create millions of jobs, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday.

Energy & Green Tech

Energy crisis driving climate-friendly power savings: IEA

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has driven countries across the world to boost energy efficiency, creating "huge potential" to tackle high prices, security and climate change, the IEA said on Friday.

Engineering

Can we store the energy from lightning?

Every second of the day, Mother Nature puts on a spectacular show with an average of around 100 lightning bolts striking the Earth's surface.

Energy & Green Tech

Experts discuss future surplus power storage technologies

If the transition to renewables is to succeed, we will need a viable means of storing surplus heat and electricity. Globe spoke to experts from ETH Zurich about the promising technologies that could help us reach net zero.

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