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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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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...
Northeast leaders throw support behind Energy East pipeline
The National Energy Board’s (NEB) hearings into the proposed Energy East pipeline are encouraging for the leadership of the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM).TransCanada’s proposed 4,500-kilometre pipeline is entering a 21-month review process before it heads to the federal gove...
Graphite processor ready to flip the switch
Great Lakes Graphite announced May 9 that Ontario Hydro has energized the transmission line that delivers power to its Matheson micronization processing facility in northeastern Ontario. The Toronto-based industrial minerals company said it still needs approval from the Electrical Safety Aut...


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