Obama cosying up to Canadian energy
US President Barack Obama has called for a one-third reduction in American oil imports by 2025, describing Canada as one of his country’s energy partners.
$60M projects to harness prairie winds
Algonquin Power & Utilities is purchasing the assets of two proposed adjacent 10-megawatt wind energy development projects in Saskatchewan from Kineticor Renewables.
Plug into the oil sands’ multi-billion dollar supply chain
There’s money to be made from Alberta’s oil sands and not just by energy developers. There are opportunities for Canadian manufacturers to be part of a multi-billion dollar supply chain that is in need of products and services from a range of industries.
New direction in energy policy needed: CAW
Manufacturing is falling victim to the madness in global energy markets and CAW president Ken Lewenza wants the Harper government to do something about it.
Eco-friendly cement becomes standard in Ontario, Quebec
Ontario and Quebec recognize Holcim Inc’s. PLC cement in building regulations
Energy plans fall short of future reality: Shell
Royal Dutch Shell PLC says current plans by companies and governments worldwide to expand the global energy supply will fall short of growth in China and India.
Xebec technology powers California energy project
Xebec Adsorption Inc.’s biogas technology has launched the first renewable energy project in California to purify biogas from a wastewater treatment facility.
Canada's forests can sustain domestic biomass industry
FPAC study says Canada primed for bigger piece of forestry bio-product pie
Canadian corrosion sensors to be sold in Saudi Arabia
Toronto fiber optics company signs deal worth $1.5 million with Saudi holding group
The price of emissions
Alberta companies that produce more than 100,000 tonnes of emissions must achieve a 12% reduction from 2005 levels. If they don’t, they pay into a that the CCEMC uses to finance GHG mitigation projects.
Horizon looks at shorter restart after upgrader fire
Canadian Natural Resources says production may be restored to half capacity sooner than expected.at its Horizon upgrader site after a fire Jan. 6.
Canada/US waning relationship needs attention
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is worried about Canada’s “waning relationship” with the US and is calling on government, business and other stakeholders to do something about it.
CAW angry over Siemens blade plant location
The Canadian Auto Workers union is not happy with Siemens Canada’s decision to build a new wind turbine blade manufacturing plant in Tillsonburg, Ont. rather than doing the production at the company’s Hamilton plant, destined to close in July.
ABB buys Baldor Electric in a $4.2B deal
ABB is firming up its position as a global supplier of industrial motors with the $4.2 billion purchase of the Baldor Electric Co.
BC’s largest wind farm starts generating energy
The Dokie Wind Project, BC’s largest wind farm, has begun generating electricity.
CEOs call for carbon pricing, energy strategy
Canada’s CEOs are calling on all levels of government to come up with a workable, consistent national energy strategy that includes carbon pricing to address the climate change issue.
Suncor tallying higher Petro-Canada savings
Suncor Energy Inc. expects cost-savings from its merger with Petro-Canada to dramatically exceed what it predicted when the blockbuster deal closed about 15 months ago.
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Enbridge invests $23.8M in Oregon geothermal project
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W2 Energy Purchases Agri-Green Biodiesel
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Day4 acquisition launches turn-key PV capability
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Plug your compressed air leaks
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Four provinces get top marks for energy efficiency
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