Ontario energy minister downplays dispute between auditor and electricity system operator
Lysyk’s agency launched a special audit late last year, said IESO is using “bogus” accounting practices.
Judge dismisses residents’ court challenge of NS tire burning project
Lafarge plans to burn about 20 tonnes of tires a day in place of fossil fuels such as coal.
Oil sands technology alliance aims for cuts in industry’s need for steam
It’s responsible for about 56 million tonnes per year of the total of 71 million tonnes of GHGs emitted.
Alberta suspends caribou protection plan, asks for assistance from Ottawa
Wants to collaborate with the feds rather than have an environmental protection order imposed.
TransCanada says no material change expected from US pipeline tax change
Master limited partnerships to recover an income tax allowance from cost of service tariffs no longer allowed.
Power utilities forced to adapt as climate change brings wilder weather
Significant weather events have consistently increased over the last five years, according to the CEA.
NEB approves 266 km TransCanada pipeline abandonment in NW Alberta
Plan calls for the removal of a 9 km section of the pipeline running through the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation Reserve Land.
Ottawa offering $500M for projects aimed at cutting greenhouse gasses
$50 million of the total set aside for Indigenous communities, SMEs, non-profits and small municipalities.
Act now or forever play global catch up on clean technology: report
Smart Prosperity Institute says clean technology will be a $2.2-trillion industry worldwide by 2022.
Nexen Energy pleads not guilty in oil sands explosion that killed two workers
Men were doing maintenance inside a hydrogen compressor building at the Long Lake upgrader when the explosion occurred.
Condensate growth boosts Seven Generation’s Q4 revenue, income
Results linked to company’s status as Canada’s largest producer of condensate.
Trans Mountain seeks permanent injunction against protesters in court
Interim injunction granted as it tries to prevent protesters from blocking two work sites.
Horgan says court is the best place for pipeline debate with Alberta
BC premier says the province will test its jurisdiction on environmental and economic grounds.
Suncor says Syncrude maintenance turnaround planned for April to start early
Will help deal with an issue that is constraining capacity on a line that feeds bitumen from the mine to the upgrader.
Alberta commits extra $1B on incentives for more oil upgrading
Money is to be used for loan guarantees, grants and royalty credits.
Shock and oil: Alberta premier threatens to turn off taps in BC dispute
Notley said the government will not stand for further delays and harassment.
Alberta politicians to debate motion on pipelines as legislature set to resume
Backs Premier Rachel Notley’s fight with BC over the Trans Mountain pipeline.
Kenney threatens to limit flow of oil to BC, and put toll on natural gas
Alberta opposition leader warns of serious consequences for BC if it blocks the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
IEA says crude by rail shipments to more than double to 390,000 barrels a day
Could peak as high as 590,000 barrels in 2019 if producers don’t resort to crude storage in peak months.
Trump’s plan to ease climate change rules riles Californians
Hundreds push back at hearing over EPA’s efforts to repeal restrictions on power plant emissions.
Suncor Energy increases stake in Syncrude, acquires stake in Fenja Development
Buying Mocal Energy’s 5% interest in the oil sands developer for approximately $920 million.
Solar industry on edge as Trump weighs tariffs on panels
US solar business has boomed in recent years, driven by falling prices from imports.
Forging new sources for biofuel, hydrocarbon-based products
Innovation turns low-grade fats and oils into valuable fuel.
Save energy: Cash in on Ontario’s rebate programs
Programs are tailored to help mitigate high energy costs.
Gaining traction: Ballard’s faith in hydrogen is paying off
Is the clean tech innovator about to achieve its breakout moment?
Fossil fuels remain key to energy future: report
US is eager to grab new business, underscoring the urgent need to secure access to offshore markets.
Ontario must pull the plug on painful electricity-related policies
Rates for industry are among highest in North America, thanks to a series of bad policy decisions.
The short-circuit in Ontario’s manufacturing sector
High electricity prices are responsible for 75,000 manufacturing job losses.
Another blow to pipeline projects in Canada
NEB to judge projects based on greenhouse gas emissions upstream and downstream.
Ontarians pay a high price for ‘globally adjusted’ electricity
Years of government mismanagement of the power sector must be corrected
What’s up with tidal energy?
An OREA project will fill tidal energy knowledge gaps and look at issues related to conversion technologies.
Our $38-million-a-day gift to Americans
Donald Trump says Canada’s energy exports are unfair to the US, but he’s clearly unaware that we’ve given Americans the biggest trade gift ever…