Category Archives: In the News

Energy Dashboards in Halifax Schools

Way to go Prince Andrew High School and the Halifax School Board for beginning the installation of power monitoring systems to show the consumption of energy. For us visual learners, the television type monitor easily shows how much water is … Continue reading

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Tim Hortons’ Earn-A-Bike Program

Kudos to Tim Hortons for their Earn-a-Bike program. I hope they do it again soon. What a great way to encourage youth to be active in giving back to their community as well as being rewarded with something that will … Continue reading

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Solar Roadways, Solar Bikeways

There is plenty of talk these days about solar roadways. Julie Brusaw imagined solar panels on all the roadways. Her electrical engineer husband, Scott Brusaw let the idea percolate and now it is growing. Take a peek here as Scott … Continue reading

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Pedal Power Prince

Prince Harry and Boris Johnson, Mayor of London recently celebrated the opening of London, England’s newest and largest park; the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. They also did a quick tour around on a Rhoades Car and showed off pedal power … Continue reading

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Flying High with Pedal Power

Pedal power is really taking off. Cameron Robertson and Todd Reichert from the University of Toronto have succeeded in creating a human-powered helicopter (HPH). The helicopter, powered entirely by pedaling, is taking pedal power to new heights. The project was … Continue reading

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The Copenhagen Wheel is Here

Congratulations to MIT and the city of Copenhagen for making the Copenhagen Wheel ready and available for public use as of today December 3, 2013. Be one of the first to purchase one and turn you bike into an electric … Continue reading

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Solar and Pedal Powered Transportation

  How exciting!   Rhoades Car has just released the new Rhoades Solarped. As if their other four wheeled bicycles were not super enough.  This little vehicle is 100% solar powered meaning it never has to be plugged in and is … Continue reading

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