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Green Energy Challenge 2020: The Building Energy Performance Team

For the next coming weeks, we'll be doing a series of blog posts highlighting specific Green Energy Challenge (GEC) teams, what they're all about and the people involved in the teams. First up this week is the Building Energy Performance Team, or the BEP team! The BEP Team The BEP team has two jobs during … Continue reading Green Energy Challenge 2020: The Building Energy Performance Team

Some Interesting Information About Electricity Generation

The world is focused on saving electricity. We can't keep building power plants, so reducing consumption is an important step in creating a sustainable future. However, it's worth examining how our electricity is produced in the first place. Generation Almost all electricity starts with a spinning turbine. A rotating wheel attached to magnets spins through … Continue reading Some Interesting Information About Electricity Generation

Throwback to the Fall 2019 Green Energy Challenge Workshops

Last fall, the CECA U of T executive team wanted to improve our recruiting efforts for the 2020 Green Energy Challenge competition. We wanted to provide new student members with an opportunity to learn about what each subteam has to offer so that they can find where their interests fit into this competition. With that … Continue reading Throwback to the Fall 2019 Green Energy Challenge Workshops

2020 Green Energy Challenge Audit at Orde Street Junior Public School

Welcome back everyone! As we wrote in our previous blog, for this year’s Green Energy Challenge (GEC) competition, we are working with Orde Street Junior Public School in downtown Toronto to create a proposal with net-zero energy retrofits as well as volunteer our time to give back to their community. What is an Energy Audit? … Continue reading 2020 Green Energy Challenge Audit at Orde Street Junior Public School