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Offshore Wind Energy 101

2023-08-29T20:22:45+00:00April 26th, 2023|Beginner, Educational Resources, Energy Stories, Intermediate, News, Wind, Wind|

Offshore wind turbines convert wind energy to electricity similar to how onshore wind turbines operate, which are common across Atlantic Canada. What is the opportunity for offshore wind turbines in Atlantic Canada?   What is offshore wind energy?  Like onshore, offshore wind turbine blades spin from the force of wind (turning

Exporting LNG: Good for Europe… and New Brunswick

2022-11-21T20:57:42+00:00August 16th, 2022|Commentaries, Energy Stories, News|

COMMENTARY: Michelle Robichaud, President, Atlantica Centre for Energy What if Atlantic Canada could make a meaningful contribution to global energy security and prosper from a significant economic investment in our region, while responsibly addressing our climate action goals? Simply put, that is what is on the table with a liquified natural gas (LNG) export

Nova Scotia’s Wind Power

2022-12-08T03:09:33+00:00January 1st, 2022|Beginner, Educational Resources, Webpages, Wind|

We all want a cleaner, greener future for our province—and that's why transitioning to renewable energy is our priority. It's a journey we've been on for over 15 years. Now, we're working towards 80% renewable energy by 2030 and phasing out coal. That means when you plug in your appliances, heat your home using

Atlantic Canada’s Wind Projects

2022-12-08T03:10:06+00:00January 1st, 2021|Educational Resources, Intermediate, Webpages, Wind|

The Energiewende (German for energy transition) is a concept that describes the transition to a low carbon, sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy supply. In the not too distant future our energy systems will rely on renewable energy, energy efficiency, and energy demand management. Dirty coal and oil fired generation will be retired. Visit Webpage

Natural Forces driving renewables through community partnerships

2022-11-22T14:05:42+00:00July 31st, 2020|Energy Stories, News|

A private, independent power producer with deep roots in the Maritimes is generating interest in renewable energy with its focus on small-scale wind, solar and hydro projects for communities and First Nations. Natural Forces, based in Halifax, has recently completed a single turbine project located near Richibucto, N.B., in partnership with the Pabineau First

Wind Energy Technology

2022-12-08T03:09:05+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Educational Resources, Intermediate, Webpages, Wind|

Electricity from wind energy is one of the fastest growing methods of electrical generation in the world. Kinetic energy from moving air is converted into electricity by wind turbines that are mounted in locations where there are favourable weather patterns. Wind turbines may be employed individually, but are often installed in groups to form

Wind Power 101

2022-12-08T02:45:08+00:00December 1st, 2014|Beginner, Educational Resources, Video, Wind|

Wind Energy refers to technology that converts the air’s motion into mechanical energy usually for electricity production. Learn more about wind power and all types of energy at Watch Video

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