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Renewable Energy

My Experience at Naveco Power

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had an interest in renewable energy. It most likely started when I used to build robots using a Lego Mindstorms kit and there was a tiny solar panel that worked with it. After having to recycle dozens of batteries, I was fascinated by how light was now […]

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New Brunswick

Navigating the Lows

I have always looked at start-ups as a direct response to a problem that occurs in society.  They are created through an unexplored opportunity in the market and capitalize on that. Therefore, when working at a start-up, you’re most likely doing something that a very few people have done before. You are always facing challenges, […]

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Renewable Energy

5 Things I learned at Startupfest

It is my second year attending Startupfest with the East Coast Caravan. This time I had the opportunity to share the experience of Startupfest with one my co-workers from Naveco Power, Robert Stepner. Many people have said that Startupfest is only for businesses in the technology industry, however, as part of a renewable energy company […]

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Renewable Energy

Your Guide to an Energy Retrofit

By now I’m sure you’ve heard us use this term before when referencing to our first project, the 82 Westmorland Retrofit. But what exactly does that mean, and why should you care? A retrofit, in particular, an energy retrofit, are upgrades to a building’s energy-consuming and energy-saving systems. They can involve measures ranging from superficial, […]

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New Brunswick

Renewable Energy in Canadian Schools

​Renewable Energy in Canadian Schools You’ve seen the switch to renewable energy in businesses and corporations, but what about your community schools? Canada has a large number of clean energy projects established in our school systems.In 2015, an Ontario school was named the “greenest school on Earth.” Dunbarton High school in Pickering was awarded this […]

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New Brunswick

Budget 2018- Renewable Energy Policies

As part of Budget 2018, the Government of Canada has announced to continue making investments that promote the growth of a healthy and sustainable clean economy. An economy that creates middle-class jobs and preserves Canada’s natural heritage for future generations. In December 2016, Canada’s First Ministers, in consultation with Indigenous Peoples, have decided to adopt […]

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Renewable Energy

Every Investment Has An Impact

In recent years, the term “impact investing” has taken on many different meanings. It was first coined in 2007, however, impact investing was happening prior to that time.   The most common definition of impact investing refers to investments made into businesses, establishments, and funds with the purpose of producing a measurable, valuable, societal or […]

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Investment

Why You Should Attend Startupfest

Startup Fest is about being at the right place at the right time. It’s the right place for a unique experience with entrepreneurs from all around the world. The right place to meet and hear amazing speakers, and network with prospective industry leaders. It’s the right place to pitch outside-the-box ideas to investors and innovators […]

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