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Renewable energy pathways

February 22, 2019 - News

How much land will a carbon-free electricity system require?  Early in his research career, Kevin Palmer-Wilson discovered that renewable energy sources such as wind and solar could play a major role in a future carbon-free electricity system&#…

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Study scrutinizes investment in fossil fuels

June 25, 2018 - Media release

One of Canada's largest pension fund's continued and increasing investment in fossil fuels does not support the widely held goal of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, says a new report by University of Victoria and University of British Columbia researchers affiliated with the Corporate Mapping Project, a six-year research and public engagement initiative.

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Salty solution to energy storage

March 13, 2018 - Media release

Separate salt and water, and they long to come back together. That special chemistry could provide an innovative solution to the dilemma of storing and extracting surplus energy generated by intermittent energy sources such as solar, wind and wave power, says the founder of UVic-supported company Pani Energy.

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