Clean energy group outlines path to reducing freight emissions
Pembina Institute calls for a national strategy to facilitate the shipping industry’s transition to zero-emission vehicles.
BP sells petrochemicals arm to Ineos for US$5B
The move is part of the oil giant’s plan to shift activities to renewable sources of energy
Green income trusts could accelerate Canada’s energy transition
Could give private investors incentives to massively scale up investments in new low-carbon energy technologies.
Global energy storage to rebound, witness strong capacity additions: Frost & Sullivan
The United States and China are set to be the biggest markets for energy storage in terms of installations and installed capacity
NB alliance formed to promote development of small nuclear reactors
Part of the province’s effort to meet 2050 carbon emission reduction targets.
Quebec, Atlantic premiers discuss hydro as clean energy solution
Stressed the importance of a developing transmission network to supply a variety of developing clean energy sources.
TMX pipeline could fund $500M a year in clean energy projects
Morneau says the pipeline extension to the BC coast is a crucial piece of financing for a clean energy economy.
Study says clean energy fast track to employment growth
Sector encompassing renewable energy and energy conservation produced 300,000 jobs by 2017.
Canada well placed to meet world’s growing energy demands
Ranks as a responsible supplier compared to most other major oil and gas exporting nations.
Federal $10.4M clean energy investment goes to Haida Gwaii in BC
Project involves expanding an existing hydroelectricity installation and reducing use of diesel fuel.
Clean energy one of Canada’s fastest growing industries
In 2017, nearly 300,000 Canadians were directly employed in the industry.
Ballard to establish fuel cell Center of Excellence in Europe
Marine CoE will address zero-emission powertrain requirements for the marine industry.
Shell signs biofuels agreement with SBI BioEnergy Inc.
Agreement grants Shell exclusive development and licensing rights for SBI’s renewable drop-in biofuels.
US bucks trend to clean energy and research to promote fossil fuels
Other governments are doubling R&D budgets, US is cutting funding and deflecting to private sector.
Trump dumps Obama’s ‘clean’ energy plan
Order initiates a review of the Clean Power Plan, which restricts greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants.
Gates, Zuckerberg part of coalition investing $1B in clean energy fund
First in a list of investment criteria was technologies with potential to reduce GHG emissions by at least a half gigaton.
EEStor, ASG to jointly develop silicone-based polymers
Companies looking for a unique polymer for EEStor’s capacitors.
Alberta strikes deal to end coal-fired electricity by 2030
Province will pay three power producers $97 million a year until 2030 to compensate them for moving to cleaner energy.
Tesla’s SolarCity acquisition could speed sustainable energy
The electric car-maker has acquired the solar panel installer for $2.6 billion, pending regulatory approvals.
Clean energy projects not immune from local opposition
A research group is completing case studies on six different energy developments across Canada.
Clean power projects from Three Amigos agreement to increase exports
Canada, the US, and Mexico will commit to generating at least 50% of their electricity from clean power sources by 2025.
Energy efficiency makes good business sense
The message is clear: Ontario will be greener and industry will be participating…
NA energy ministers agree to share data on clean energy
NAFTA nations commit to enhancing innovations in cleantechnologies and advancing carbon capture and storage.
Obama seeks to double clean energy R&D funding by 2020
Proposal is part of the “Mission Innovation” initiative the US president announced at last year’s U.N. climate conference.
Albertans support carbon tax and are willing to pay it
Survey suggests there’s even more support if the money collected were for a specific purpose, such as emissions technologies.
Hydro-Quebec, New England firm partner on proposed US power line
$1.4 billion Northern Pass Transmission Project would pump 1,000 megawatts into the New England grid.
Ultra-efficiency solar cell breakthrough
Could reduce production costs by 30%.
Trade tribunal rules solar module makers at risk from China imports
Decision allows the Canada Border Services Agency to continue imposing duties on photovoltaic modules imported from China.
Solar module makers say duties necessary to survive Chinese imports
Manufacturers are calling for Canada to follow the EU and the US by imposing tariffs on Chinese imports that allegedly violate international trading rules.
Ballard acquires power management product developer Protonex
Deal is worth $30 million; expected to close in Q3.
Asia must boost investment in clean energy: ADB
Asia Development Bank says it’s needed to meet demand and cope with climate change.
Ballard inks $10M clean energy bus deal in China
Fuel cell technology will support the deployment of 33 clean-energy buses in two Chinese cities.