November 24, 2017

4 Incredible Green Techologies That Could Save the Planet

Regardless of whether you feel that humans are having a negative impact on the planet, there is no doubt that climate change is happening. And it means that a lot is going to change in the not-too-distant future if we are all going to be happy residents of the Earth. The good news is that plenty of researchers and entrepreneurs are all looking at … [Read more...]

Wind sends construction debris flying in Vancouver

Police say no one was hurt after debris blew off of a downtown highrise project and onto the street below at about 6:00 Wednesday night.  Vancouver Police had to close Davie Street between Bidwell and Denman after construction material including glass blew onto the street.  Police at the scene said the glass landed on some cars but … [Read more...]

David Koepp To Blow With “The Wind”

Nic Mathieu will make his directorial debut on the sci-fi thriller "The Wind" at Warner Bros. Pictures says Heat Vision. All that's known of the story is that the action will be set in a space colony. David Koepp penned the script and is producing the film which is being quietly developed at the studio. Mathieu is a well known commercials … [Read more...]

Visualized: futuristic AMELIA aircraft (theoretically) soars through NASA wind tunnel

It's the Advanced Model for Extreme Lift and Improved Aeroacoustics, and it's the brainchild of many, many intelligent beings planted at California Polytechnic State University. The aircraft has been in design courtesy of a grant from NASA, touting engines above the wings and the ability to achieve shockingly short takeoffs and landings. And did we … [Read more...]

Western Wind says it’s negotiating deal

VANCOUVER - Western Wind Energy Corp. (TSXV:WND), which is seeking alternatives to a possible hostile takeover by Algonquin Power and Utilities (TSX:AQN), says it's negotiating a 100-megawatt wind project in the southern United States.The company disclosed few details in its brief announcement Tuesday. It didn't identify the other party or say … [Read more...]

Western Wind shares soar on takeover bid

VANCOUVER - Western Wind Energy Corp. (TSXV:WND) shares soared nearly 60 per cent Tuesday after the company said it has received a "low-ball" $ 131.5 million takeover bid from Algonquin Power and Utilities (TSX:AQN),After an early trading halt, Western stock jumped 77 cents to close at $ 2.10 in trading of 1.9 million shares on the junior TSX … [Read more...]

Finavera Wind reaches benefit-sharing deal

VANCOUVER - Finavera Wind Energy Inc. (TSXV:FVR) and the McLeod Lake Indian band have reached an agreement in principle as part of the company's efforts to build four wind-powered electricity projects in the Peace region of British Columbia.The memorandum of understanding signed by the two parties establishes the processes and sharing of benefits … [Read more...]