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News Manufacturing General
October 22, 2020  

Tesla posts net profit for fifth straight quarter, share values way up

Delivered 139,000 SUVs and sedans from July through September, compared with 97,000 a year ago.

News Energy General
October 8, 2020  

X-energy working with OPG to advance clean energy tech in Canada

SMR design integrates into large, regional electricity systems as source of low-carbon power.

News Automotive General
October 1, 2020  

Closing date of GM-Nikola partnership may be delayed

Automaker would get an 11% stake in exchange for engineering and building Nikola’s Badger hydrogen fuel cell and electric pickup truck.

News Automotive General
August 5, 2020  

There aren’t enough batteries to electrify all cars — focus on trucks and buses instead

Garbage trucks, buses and the van that delivers your Amazon purchases are all prime candidates for electrification

News Food & Beverage General
July 30, 2020  

Terramera supports Business Council of B.C.’s economic recovery initiative

Initiative will leverage B.C.’s agri-tech sector to grow jobs in the innovation economy and tackle climate change

News General
July 28, 2020  

RBC signs long-term renewable energy Power Purchase Agreement

RBC becomes first Canadian bank to sign Power Purchase Agreement

News Energy General
July 28, 2020  

Feds, P.E.I invest $44M in transmission line for wind energy

The 106-kilometre transmission line will increase the province’s capacity to manage the anticipated 40 megawatts from a future windfarm

News Energy General
July 28, 2020  

Feds invest $5.1M in net-zero energy community in London, Ont.

The objective of this project is to successfully construct Canada’s first large-scale, fully integrated, net-zero energy community using renewable energy and other innovations

News Automotive General
July 22, 2020  

Tesla makes US$104M profit in 2Q despite factory shutdown

Picked a site for its second US assembly plant, although the location wasn’t released.

News Construction Manufacturing General
July 20, 2020  

Wooden skyscrapers could trap carbon emissions, transform construction

Tall wooden buildings is an opportunity for sustainable economic growth, but challenges remain.

News General
July 13, 2020  

Using electricity to break down pollutants after wastewater treatment

A team at the INRS tested an advanced electro-oxidation process that uses two electrodes to break down non-biodegradable pollutants.

News Energy General
June 22, 2020  

Work underway on OPG’s Calabogie clean power project

Constructed in 1917, the five-megawatt Calabogie Generating Station was extensively damaged by a tornado in 2018

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 11, 2020  

Ford, VW to collaborate on vans, pickup, electric vehicle

Detroit 3 automaker will build an unidentified electric vehicle for Europe based on VW’s modular design.

News Manufacturing General
June 10, 2020  

Canadian small businesses create solutions to help reduce plastic pollution in oceans

The over $2 million in funding is part of the second phase of the domestic plastics challenges under the Innovative Solutions Canada program

News Energy General
June 4, 2020  

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.

News Automotive General
June 4, 2020  

Global EV sales increase with stringent emission norms: Frost & Sullivan

Electric vehicles estimated to grow by 8.6% year-on-year, registering 2.5 million unit sales globally in 2020.

News Energy General
May 4, 2020  

FortisBC first to purchase renewable natural gas made from wood waste

REN Energy’s Fruitvale, B.C., facility is anticipated to produce over one million gigajoules of RNG annually, making it the largest source of RNG in the province to date

News Manufacturing General
April 30, 2020  

Pyrowave closes second investment round for plastic waste tech

Modular microwave-based platform decomposes the complex chemical structure of plastics back into a simpler form for infinite use.

News Transportation General
March 18, 2020  

Envision is cleaning air through light-powered filters

Guelph company’s novel filtration technology is used outdoors to stem highway emissions and indoors to clean air in industrial facilities.

News Minerals General Sustainability
February 13, 2020  

$3.5M in federal funding for green mining in Sudbury

Recipients are a manufacturer of electric drive systems and an organization developing heat exchange technology.

News General
February 13, 2020  

BC’s cleantech sector continues to grow: KPMG

KPMG report finds it’s increasingly export-oriented, with 87% of revenues forecast to be generated outside of the province.

News Automotive General
February 5, 2020  

Tesla stock is soaring. Madness or visionary investing?

Tesla is now worth more than General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler combined, even though the Big Three together sell more cars and trucks in two weeks than Tesla does in a whole year

News Energy Manufacturing General
February 4, 2020  

Capstone acquires stake in 132MW Alberta solar project

When completed, the project will be Canada’s largest solar facility.

News Manufacturing General
January 31, 2020  

Security camera manufacturer going green; removing halogens from products

Multinational manufacturer of enterprise security cameras hopes other manufacturers will invest in green cameras.

News Automotive General
January 20, 2020  

Why action on climate change gets stuck and what to do about it

Changing one thing often runs into the powerful inertia of related policies, technologies, interests and patterns of behaviour.

News Automotive General
December 16, 2019  

Sales of electric vehicles plummet in Ontario after rebate cancellation

In Ontario, EV sales dropped to below 1% after the cancellation of the provincial rebate.

News Oil & Gas General
September 24, 2019  

New LNG technology developed at University of Calgary touted as greener, cheaper

The Split Flow Integrated LNG process uses specialized materials and chemistry to remove carbon dioxide and other impurities from the natural gas stream without having to cool and then warm the gas.

News Manufacturing General
September 3, 2019  

EDC invests $10M into manufacturer of wastewater technology

APG-Neuros’ high-speed wastewater turbo blowers reduce energy consumption.

News Energy General
August 14, 2019  

Canada to fund Indigenous groups’ energy projects in BC, Alberta

Money will be provided through the Indigenous Natural Resource Partnerships program.

News Construction Manufacturing General Sustainability
July 8, 2019  

EDC loans cleantech firm $5.9M to help drive its growth

Geosynthetics market worth more than $260 billion by 2023 fuelled by growing number of infrastructure projects in developing economies.

News Automotive General
June 26, 2019  

Tesla: Sales record within reach but deliveries are problem

Elon Musk has repeatedly denied there is a demand problem for the company’s three vehicles.

Feature Manufacturing General Sustainability Technology
June 20, 2019  

A cure for carbon: Putting CO2 to work in concrete manufacturing

CarbonCure’s mission is to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from concrete manufacturing.