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Browsing the "Canada" Tag

Heat Pumps Are Amazing On Modern Grids, Not So Much In Coal Country

November 29th, 2020 | by Michael Barnard

Electrifying everything at the same time as all electrical generation shifts to renewables are two of the key points in my Short List Of Climate Actions That Will Work. Heat pumps are only part of the answer, but at about 1% of Canada's total GHG emissions reduction target, they are a surprisingly big one. Too bad about Alberta though


Electrify Canada Expands Into Alberta

November 28th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Electrify Canada, which is a partner of Electrify America as well as Volkswagen Group Canada, continues spreading holiday cheer and ultrafast EV charging stations across Canada, and it has now expanded into Alberta


Climate Change Mitigation — Talking With Professors Doberstein & Ziolecki

October 24th, 2020 | by Winter Wilson

In the first half of this two-part interview for our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, and Anna Ziolecki and Brent Doberstein from the University of Waterloo, sit down to talk about disaster risk reduction and managed retreat


Electrify America Needs Some Big Improvements In US Southeast

September 30th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

I drive a short-range EV long distances. It takes more time, more days and nights, but it works. I drive what might have been a one day trip in a Tesla or a gasoline car in two or three days. I have done one particular route 5 times, relying on Electrify America stations and a few EVgo stations


What Tesla & Cobalt Mining In Canada Have In Common

September 22nd, 2020 | by Sponsored Content

In a recent article by Zachary Shahan, he wrote that some of the main challenges that face EV manufacturers are specifically around securing a supply chain for their EV battery manufacturing. While it is clear that EVs need efficient batteries, it is not as well known that it also takes one or two years to get a battery production plant up and running, just ask industry leader Tesla, Inc


New Electric Vehicle Chargers Coming to Oakville, Ontario

August 11th, 2020 | by Press Release

OAKVILLE, ON, Aug. 11, 2020 /CNW/ — The Government of Canada is building a clean energy future to strengthen the economy, create good jobs and support the natural resource sectors. This will be more important than ever as we begin to reopen the economy and plan our recovery from the COVID-19 crisis


EV Advocates Kick Off Canada’s First Coast-To-Coast EV Road Trip

August 1st, 2020 | by Kyle Field

A pair of EV advocates are hitting the road this Sunday on Canada's first non-stop coast-to-coast electric vehicle road trip. Ian Pavelko (aka the Mad Hungarian) from Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC and Trevor Page (founder of Tesla Owners Online) of Aurora, ON will drive a Tesla Model 3 Performance through the night from British Columbia to Halifax, utilizing Tesla's brand spanking new trans-Canadian Supercharger network to keep the vehicle charged up along the way



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