MONITORING YOUR SOLAR PANELS

October 23, 2019

External Debris Checking your solar panels seasonally to ensure they are free of debris like leaves can help maximize your production. System Integrity It’s a good idea to inspect your system annually to remove tree branches and shrubbery that may give pest access to your roof and panels. Weather Damage If you live in a region that’s prone to serious hail storms, you’ll be glad to know that modern solar panels can take quite a beating from hail and other severe weather events without any impact to the panels or their performance.

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Imperial Oil

After more than a century, Imperial continues to be an industry leader in applying technology and innovation to responsibly develop Canada’s energy resources. As the country’s largest petroleum refiner, a major producer of crude oil and natural gas, a key petrochemical producer and a leading fuels marketer from coast to coast, our company remains committed to high standards across all areas of our business.

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Solar Wind Power by the Numbers

Infographic | March 25, 2021

Despite the global pandemic, the U.S. utility-scale solar generating capacity grew by 4,238 MW in Q4'20, capping a year of steady additions amounting to 10,023 MW. This is an increase of 77.8% in capacity additions from 2019. U.S. now has 49,124 MW of installed utility-scale solar capacity. Meanwhile, the wind industry added 7,248 MW in the quarter and 13,829 MW of capacity in 2020, an increase of 48% from 2019.

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The new energy era’s

Infographic | December 13, 2019

The world is rapidly shifting to renewable energy technologies. Battery minerals are set to become the new oil, with lithium-ion battery supply chains becoming the new pipelines. The U.S. economy ground to a halt when gas prices soared during the 1973 oil crisis—altering consumer behavior and energy policy for generations. In the aftermath of the crisis, the government imposed national speed limits to conserve oil, and also demanded cheaper, smaller and more fuel-efficient cars.

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Capturing the Renewable Energy Shift

Infographic | March 16, 2021

As the impacts of climate change and the importance of decarbonization have started to become clear, it’s hard to ignore the ongoing shift towards embracing renewables. Today, the renewables energy market has already become the energy industry’s biggest driver of growth, and both governments and businesses have been pressed to solidify their commitments to green energy. This infographic from eToro highlights the many developments propelling the shift towards renewable energy, and shines a spotlight on what investors should expect in the market.

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Fossil fuels and chemicals What's the current situation like?

Infographic | February 28, 2020

MODERN CIVILIZATION THRIVES ON A CONSTANT FLOW OF ENERGY AND MATERIAL GOODS, OBTAINED FROM NATURAL RESOURCES SUCH AS FOSSIL FUELS, MINERALS AND BIOMASS. THIS LEADS TO THE PRODUCTION OF LARGE AMOUNTS OF WASTE, WHICH BECOMES DIFFICULT TO HANDLE. SUCH A LINEAR ECONOMIC SYSTEM IS NOT SUSTAINABLE HAVING NEGATIVE EFFECTS FOR OUR PLANET.

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US businesses are benefiting from an innovative approach to energy

Infographic | December 28, 2019

AER Worldwide, an electronic waste recycler, wanted an energy investment that could add value to its property and strengthen its commitment to the environment. We installed a solar energy solution at its headquarters that will generate approximately 361,819 kWh of clean energy per year – saving almost $4 million and removing the equivalent of 259 tons of CO2 from the atmosphere.

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PROTECTING YOUR IP IN THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR

Infographic | December 9, 2019

Green Technologies can benefit from special mechanisms that expedite the processing of applications. This means less time to obtain the patent and the opportunity to start selling/licensing your technology sooner. Obtain an exclusive right to exclude your competitors from commercially exploiting your invention. Protect a product or a process that provides a new way of doing something g or offers a new technical solution to a technical problem.

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Imperial Oil

After more than a century, Imperial continues to be an industry leader in applying technology and innovation to responsibly develop Canada’s energy resources. As the country’s largest petroleum refiner, a major producer of crude oil and natural gas, a key petrochemical producer and a leading fuels marketer from coast to coast, our company remains committed to high standards across all areas of our business.

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