Category Archive for: ‘In The News’

GreenBug Energy awarded the “Environmental Award” for 2015

On Thursday May 7th 2015, the Tillsonburg and area business community gathered to honour the local businesses who are at the forefront of the area’s economic drive and innovation.

The Tillsonburg District Chamber of Commerce presented GreenBug Energy with the “Environmental Award” sponsored by TD Bank Group.

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County bitten by the GreenBug

Newspaper: Simcoe Reformer
Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Author: Daniel R. Pearce
First Published: Online at

First it was wind turbines. Then solar farms. Now Norfolk is about to become known for another form of green energy: tiny hydro-generating units.

Norfolk is already home to what is believed to be the first water-powered turbine of its kind in North America, known as an “Archimedes screw,” and is about to get its second.

On Tuesday night, council voted to partner with GreenBug Energy Inc. on a proposal to use the old sluice gates at the historic Quance Dam in Delhi to make enough electricity to power 39 homes a year.

Elected officials were told their 15% share of the project will cost them $24,000, pay for itself in three years, and earn town hall more than $266,000 over the next four decades.

But the real appeal to getting on board, they said, is that GreenBug is based in Delhi and this could be the start of a new worldwide industry right here in Norfolk County.

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Potential power probed in Delhi, Simcoe

Newspaper: Simcoe Reformer
Date: Friday, November 15, 2013
Everything old is new again
The old raceway at Quance Park in Delhi may be harnessed again for the generation of electricity.
Green Bug Energy of Delhi is eyeing the historical structure as the potential location of an Archimedes screw turbine device.
The green energy firm also believes there is similar potential at the Culver Dam in downtown Simcoe…

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