Stu Campana, A\J Renewable Energy blogger

Stu Campana

Stu Campana is an international environmental consultant, with expertise in water, energy and waste management. He is the Water Team Leader with Ecology Ottawa, has a master’s in Environment and Resource Management and writes the A\J Renewable Energy blog. Follow him on Twitter: @StuCampana.

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Dunkers Flow Balancing system decentralized water management A\J

YOU JUST TOOK A WATER BALLOON TO THE FACE. The good news is that, as a Canadian, you are rarely so pressed to think about the quality and abundance of...

Authors Blog

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NEW YORK CITY is building a floating park.With green space at a premium in many urban centers, cities like New York are looking for ways to solve multiple problems at...
Vortex Bladeless calls itself “the new paradigm of wind power.”The Spanish startup is developing wind turbines that generate power through vibration, without the need for the distinctive spinning blades of...
(Photo: a group of small plastic businessmen stand in discussion)
Despite hoping to present itself as a monolithic entity in order to force change, the environmental movement is nevertheless divided on two key battlegrounds: intensification and nuclear power. These internal...
Leaky Faucet by Maarten van Damme
Acidic water and corroded pipes conspire to leak the equivalent of 2,888 Olympic-sized swimming pools worth of Cape Breton’s treated water into the ground every year before it reaches its...
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Waste-to-energy is an idea about to hit the big-time.What used to be a suite of technologies mostly employed by the poor in developing countries is now being eagerly revamped for...
Starry Night-inspired bike path.
The newest wind turbines can fly.Lifted off the ground like a kite, they are designed to solve the problem of accessing greater wind speeds at higher altitudes. The newest wind...
Preamplifier at the National Ignition Facility
Submarines: the mother of all invention. Or at least, a very specific kind of invention. In October, American defence contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. announced that it had made a nuclear...
Solar photovoltaic cell panels under sunny sky
Given all the ways in which humans are otherwise smarter and better educated than plants, you’d think we would have established a bit more of an advantage in our capacity...
Drop of water
Last December, the world was abuzz with the news: 500,000 cubic kilometres of freshwater had been located under the ocean floor. It’s an amount 100 times greater than all the...
60 MW geothermal power plant in Iceland.
In 1904, Prince Piero Ginori Conti of Larderello, Italy found himself in charge of a boric acid extraction company. One can only assume his life’s greatest ambition was not boric...