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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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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You Asked, We Answer: Electric Vehicles
With more EVs on the road, you’ve been asking us some important questions about driving electric—from affordability and charging options, to battery longevity and environmental impact.
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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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You Asked, We Answer: EVs and bidirectional charging
A new emerging technology, bidirectional charging can benefit not only EV drivers but the electrical grid and all customers. In this You Asked, We Answer blog we take a closer look at answering your top FAQs about this exciting technology.
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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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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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