Let it Blow! We’ve gone wind powered……

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(Ok, the picture above I took in PEI, but that’s not the point)  We’re excited to continue our commitment to sustainability by now powering the Field Station with renewable energy through Bullfrog Power. To find out how we are, read on

Bullfrog Power LogoBullfrog Power, Canada’s 100% green energy provider, offers homes and businesses clean, renewable energy solutions.   By contracting with Bullfrog Power’s green energy, we are reducing our environmental impact, helping support the development of new renewable generation in Canada and helping to create a cleaner world for today and tomorrow.

Our purchase means that  Bullfrog’s generators inject 100% green electricity from a BC wind farm onto the electricity grid to match the amount of electricity that we estimate the Field Station Building green building will use.   Bullfrog’s green electricity comes exclusively from regionally sourced wind and hydro facilities that have been certified as low impact by Environment Canada under its EcoLogoM program—instead of from polluting sources like coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear.  This is important because buildings account for about  buildings are estimated to be responsible for 35% of Green house gas emissions in Canada.  More importantly to shellfish, polluting sources of electricity contribute to rising CO2 levels and Ocean Acidfication.

Watch the following video to get a better understanding of how Bullfrog Power works.

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