Category Archives: Looking Forward

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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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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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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Pedal Power Rocks

The bike lovers at Rock the Bike are wonderful.  Look what they are doing with pedal power.  You can rent pedal power bikes from them to power up a stage show, 0r a fun event where you can splatter paint or make … Continue reading

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Cardboard Bicycles

Izhar Gafni and Nimrod Elmish, two entrepreneurs from Israel have invented affordable eco-friendly bikes made out of 95% cardboard, recycled car tires and recycled melted autos. The cardboard is treated with a secret solution to make it fire and waterproof. … Continue reading

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The Amazing Copenhagen Wheel

Still in the final stages of production the Copenhagen Wheel is well worth the wait. It can transform your bicycle into a hybrid e-bike. The energy dissipated while cycling and braking is captured in the Copenhagen Wheel and stored for … Continue reading

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Pedal Power in Nova Scotia

Kudos to the Nova Scotia government for taking some positive steps towards helping our young people get into shape. They have created The Thrive strategy which will encourage in-school and after-school physical activity. According to a study by St. Francis … Continue reading

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