Category Archives: Local views

More Solar Myths

Don Pettit Peace Energy Co-op’s solar workshop in Hudson’s Hope this past Saturday was amazing: wonderful turn out (the place was packed!), huge interest in roof-top solar, and a very…

The right to repair

Trent Ernst, Editor I am not what you might call a handy person. I am not a candidate for “Canada’s Worst Handyman, either, but my skills in fixing and repairing…

Free Solar Workshop in Hudson’s Hope, March 4

Don Pettit How well does solar power work in the Peace Country? Can I use solar to reduce my electrical bills? How much does solar cost and is it a…

Burn, baby, burn.

Trent Ernst, Editor Last week, there was a fire. It caused a fair bit of structural damage to a trailer down on the lower bench. And, being the town reporter,…

Some like it hot. The bloodsuckers.

Trent Ernst, Editor I’ve noticed something on social media. When it hits -30 for a week, there’s certain people who feel the need to post that climate change is a…

The Gigafactory is activated

Don Pettit Welcome to the 100th Watt’s Happening column. I would like to dedicate it to one of my heroes, Elon Musk. What will soon be the world’s largest factory,…