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A Sudbury green tech company, Crystal Green Energy, is using the Arizona sky as a test bed for its Solar Optic Modules device.
Sudbury company tests solar panel design in U.S.A Sudbury-based green technology company is making inroads in the U.S. with the testing of their innovative solar devices in Arizona.Crystal Green Energy has been working on their Solar Optic Modules (SOMs) for five years now. In February, they began testing at the Arizona Center for Innovation in Tucson. “Testing in Arizona is the first step towards proof of concept,” said Gilles Leduc, company president and inventor. “It’s to make sure all of the individual components work.”The SOMs...


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Sturgeon populations returning with protection program
For more than 25 years, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has made it a priority to monitor the populations of lake sturgeon in its operating areas. And it’s starting to see some progress.Though the OPG program has been in operation since 1991, work to help protect and recover the species began i...
Sault pesticide company sold to Montreal buyer
Sault Ste. Marie company BioForest Technologies, the maker of TreeAzin, a natural pesticide that destroys the emerald ash borer (EAB) beetle, has been sold to a larger company.Last April, BioForest was acquired by Lallemand, a Montreal-based business that develops, produces and markets yeast, ...
Pic Mobert energized by generating stations opening
The Ontario Waterpower Association congratulated Pic Mobert First Nation and Regional Power Inc. on the completion of its Gitchi Animki hydroelectric project in northwestern Ontario. The grand opening of the project, which consists of two waterpower generating stations with a generating cap...
Northwest pipes up on Energy East
Transporting oil by pipeline is preferable and safer than rail transport, said leaders with the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association (NOMA). NOMA is “pleased” that TransCanada Pipeline’s application for the Energy East project is moving to the federal regulatory hearing stage. “The va...


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