Ontario about to add huge zero-carbon capacity to the grid: clean, cheap, reliable electricity

The biggest clean-energy news in nearly seven years broke late yesterday, when Bruce Power announced it is making steam again at Unit 2. The heat to make Unit 2’s steam comes from a 750-megawatt CANDU reactor. This machine “burns” tiny…

High paid jobs and cheap reliable energy go together: what the U.S., U.K., and Canada need to do now

U.K. finance minister George Osborne just admitted Britain is back in recession, and U.S. fed chairman Ben Bernanke wondered out loud if the Fed might buy more U.S. government bonds to make sure interest rates stay low while the government…

Earth Day 2012: time for greens to walk the walk when it comes to clean energy

Clean energy is energy that comes with no air emissions, and that comes with low or no lifecycle environmental impacts. By that measure, what’s clean? This: That public service announcement is from Energy Northwest, a public power utility in Washington…