Energy: A world without fossil fuels?

Fossil fuels have powered the UK for over 400 years and are predictable, reliable sources that supply our energy just when we need it. Today, coal, oil and gas provide 85% of our energy. But these sources take millions of years to form and we’re using them very quickly. What’s more, burning them produces carbon […]

Bruce Power to provide 30% of Ontario’s electricity through 2064

In 1968, Ontario commissioned the country’s first commercial nuclear reactor on what is now the Bruce Power site. Almost 50 years later, that site is now home to the largest operating nuclear facility in the world providing low-cost power to more than 3 million homes and businesses across Ontario. That’s 30 percent of the power […]

SolarPACES 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy is honored to announce that we will serve as host for SolarPACES 2020 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Albuquerque is home to the DOE’s Sandia National Laboratories, the site of the world’s first research facility for concentrating solar tower technology. This site has been operating for more than 40 years and […]

Make a Tritium Nuclear Battery or Radioisotope Photovoltaic Generator

Warning: Tritium is radioactive but safe to handle as long as it is contained within its vials. Work carefully to avoid breaking the vials. If they do break, leave the area and ventilate it for a few hours to disperse the gas. Greetings fellow nerds. In this video we’re going to make a very simple […]

Barry Smitherman – Electricity Generation Mix

What are the different fuels that we use to make electricity? In America, 50% of the electricity comes from coal, 20% comes from Natural Gas, 20% from Nuclear, and about 6% or 7% from Hydro, and then 1% or 2% from Sun and Wind. Unfortunately Solar and Wind are rounding errors today when it comes […]

Know Your Electricity Bill

Hi, I’m Emily Johnston I’m an environmentalist who is proud to work at Bruce Power. I’m also a working mom who lives in a small Ontario town where I grew up The classic electricity from Ontario families and businesses is an important issue across the province as families work to balance their many household expenses […]

3 questions we should ask about nuclear weapons | Emma Belcher

So you know when you’re doubled over in pain and you’re wondering, is it your appendix or maybe you ate something funny? Well, when that happens to me, I call my friend Sasha — Sasha is a doctor — and I say, “Should I rush to the nearest emergency room in a panic? Or am […]

Endzone – A World Apart | How To Play Trailer | EN

Hi, my name is Matthias and I’m one of the developers at Gentlymad. Today I’m going to show you Endzone – A World Apart. n Endzone, the world as we know it is gone. A nuclear catastrophe and a radical climate change have destroyed our earth and changed it forever. After 150 years underground, humankind […]