The Path to 2030: How will you reach 80% renewable energy?
We’re on a path to phase out coal and reach 80% renewable energy by 2030. How will we get there? Like any goal worth striving for, there’s a lot to consider. Today, approximately 40% of the electricity we generate comes from renewable sources. It means we have some challenges ahead and decisions to make over the next 6.5 years to transform how we make and deliver electricity, while ensuring that as our energy gets greener, it stays reliable, too.
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National Electricity Month: How we’re modernizing our grid
We know you rely on us to provide clean and reliable electricity to power your day. That’s why we’ve been modernizing our grid and transitioning to renewable energy—and in this article, we’re breaking down how it can benefit you.
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Chasing Wind: How EV drivers in Nova Scotia can charge up on wind power
Smart charging can help us get ready for more electric vehicles on the road—and there are benefits for both the grid and for Nova Scotians. By shifting electric vehicle charging to times when our generation mix is lower carbon, we can make a meaningful difference for the environment.
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What to know before buying an electric car
Are you thinking about going electric for your next vehicle purchase? Curious if it’s an affordable option? We asked our friends at Next Ride Nova Scotia to answer your questions and break down the top things you need to know about EVs.
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What does 'net-zero emissions' mean and how will we get there?
Cutting carbon includes making big changes in how we generate electricity. We asked Mark Sidebottom, our Chief Operating Officer, and lead of our decarbonization strategy, to explain the road ahead for our region.
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Creating smarter homes and greener communities, together
By integrating new technologies, we’re able to better manage increased demand for clean electricity while offering you more choice and control.
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A smarter, cleaner energy future
Mark Sidebottom, our Chief Operating Officer spoke about the benefits of the Smart Grid of the future, and our path to 80% renewable energy, at the 2022 Smart Energy Event.
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Tufts Cove: Over five decades of power generation
You may know about its rich history and photogenic chimneys, but have you ever wondered what goes on inside the iconic Tufts Cove facility? Plant Manager, Lynne Drover took us on a tour and told us all about its ins and outs of making electricity.
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60% renewable energy and beyond
Learn from three Nova Scotians who are making a difference, and helping to build a cleaner, greener Nova Scotia.
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Battery storage: Powering our renewable energy transition
Battery storage is essential for our green energy future. Smart Grid Engineer, Rob Boone, tells us about how batteries are changing the energy industry and playing a role in Nova Scotia’s clean energy transition.
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The future of transportation: how electric vehicles help build greener communities and a smarter grid
We spoke with Sanjeev Pushkarna, Program Manager for Smart Grid Nova Scotia, about the shift to electric transportation, and how smart technology like electric vehicle chargers can help us evolve our grid and grow our use of clean energy.
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