Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)

Discover why CCS is a viable and important solution for the prevention of increased global warming. Have you ever wondered what one metric tonne of carbon dioxide would look like if you were standing next to it? Or how the amount of coal, oil and gas would stack up if measured within the scope of our everyday lives? What would our fossil fuel consumption … Read More

Legend Power Systems and Cap and Trade

How Legend Power Systems can assist your commercial or industrial power building attain cap and trade goals. With the recent implementation of the cap and trade system in Ontario, one that was already in place in Quebec, many Canadian companies will now need to adhere to the emissions regulations mandated by the agreement. Placing restrictions on the amount of greenhouse gas emissions that … Read More

Calculate Your Carbon Footprint

Discover the meaning of carbon footprint, as well as how to calculate and reduce your own footprint. What is a carbon footprint? Your carbon footprint is the amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, or more specifically carbon dioxide, that is being produced by you and your household. The amount of electricity, natural gas, fuel, etc. that you consume all contributes … Read More

Al Gore on Climate Trends

Frosty the Coal Man is not cool. At TED2009, Al Gore presented updated slides from around the globe to make the case that worrying climate trends are even worse than scientists predicted, and to make clear his stance on “clean coal.” It’s ok to change the light bulb but sometimes you have to change the source of that power. While … Read More

EPA to Regulate GHG Emissions

While everyone’s attention has been on Copenhagen, there is interesting action coming out of Washington. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is set to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. As per the EPA News Release (Dec 7, 2009), greenhouse gases threaten public health and the environment. The science of climate change overwhelmingly points to greenhouse gas emissions due to human activity as … Read More

What Is a Greenhouse Gas?

Having worked at Legend Power for nearly one year, I have used this phrase hundreds of times, “Legend Power’s energy conservation technology helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions.” And it is true that we can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but I am beginning to think that many people are unaware of what a greenhouse gas really is. We all seem … Read More

5 Power Conservation Solutions by Canadians

What are the most innovative ideas and companies that you have discovered in the green space? At Legend Power, we see some breakthrough ideas in the green and clean tech space that are noteworthy, in particular deals in algae, geothermal, biodiesels, PV, wind, tidal and hydro. Here are 5 Canadian companies providing great power conservation solutions: 1. Pulse™ Energy. Energy … Read More