Electrical Engineering

INTRODUCTION During the last century and a half, electricity has evolved from a scientific curiosity, to a luxury for wealthy people and to a daily necessity in the developed and developing world. Just as water is necessary for survival, electricity is indispensable in daily life. Without electricity, our way of life comes to a grinding […]

Electrical Power Systems in Buildings

This article covers electrical distribution systems in buildings at a very basic level. We will discuss the general principles for how electricity is moved from the utility lines to a convenience outlet in a room. The system components vary depending on the size of the building so we will address systems for small and large […]

SEI Solar Panels as Cash Crop

Grown locally: SEI solar panels as cash crop for Ontario dairy and goat farm Ontario manufacturer SEI provides high-yielding panels for 150 kW system which adds solar energy to farm’s portfolio of crops; system installed by SEI sister company Strathcona Solar Belleville (Ontario), January 21, 2016.—Strathcona Energy International (SEI), a North-American based manufacturer of premium-quality […]

Farm Systems

Ontario Makes it Harder, Slower to Grow Solar While Hurting Farmers OTTAWA – The Government of Ontario’s new restrictions on the development of clean, solar energy on three levels of agricultural land will prevent growth, investment and take income away from Ontario farmers according to the Canadian Solar Industry Association. “The government’s decision to impose […]