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Feature Manufacturing General Technology
December 21, 2020  

Let there be light, by deploying LEDs with wireless controls

EcoGrid makes LED energy efficiency projects pay off with Bluetooth technology.

News Energy General
November 23, 2020  

Boralex signs $283M deal for control of seven US solar power plants

Operations were commissioned between 2014 and 2017 with long-term power purchase agreements.

News Energy General Sustainability
November 20, 2020  

Boralex consolidates ownership in three wind farms with CDPQ stake

They have long-term power purchase agreements with Hydro-Quebec Distribution, expiring between 2032 and 2033.

News Energy Manufacturing General
November 19, 2020  

Small nuclear reactor plan laying out key actions coming in a few weeks

Proponents consider them ideal as part of the regular electricity grid and remote locations, but critics point to radioactive waste.

News Energy General Sustainability
November 5, 2020  

Hundreds of coal mining jobs to end as Transalta switches to natural gas

Will result in hundreds of mine job losses as employment drops to 40 to 50 people involved in reclamation work.

News Energy General
September 28, 2020  

COVID-related delays increase costs of Nalcor’s Muskrat Falls project

Energy company has to pay roughly $300 million in additional debt-financing costs.

News General
September 23, 2020  

Muskrat Falls hydroelectric projects links first power unit to Labrador grid

Testing on the first generating unit will continue over the next few weeks.

News Energy Government General
September 3, 2020  

Ontario will waste more clean electricity due to COVID-19: engineers

38.5 TWh of clean electricity wasted over the last six years shows some policy changes are required.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 1, 2020  

GM invests $28M in cogeneration at St. Catharines engine plant

Project cuts greenhouse gas emissions and cuts the propulsion plant’s electricity costs.

News Energy General Technology
July 23, 2020  

General Fusion adds large global investors for fusion demo plant

The technology generates carbon-free electricity by using heat from nuclear fusion reactions.

News Energy General Sustainability
July 16, 2020  

Innergex acquires six operating wind farms in the US

The $77.3 million deal with Terna Energy involves a total installed capacity of 138 megawatts.

Insight Energy Sustainability
June 9, 2020  

Is the low-carbon future upon us now?

Without major technological breakthroughs, the costs of moving quickly to a far less carbon-intensive economy are painfully high.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
May 17, 2020  

Mexico cites virus in slapping down renewable energy

Will affect 28 solar and wind projects ready to go online, 16 more under construction and $6.4 billion in investments, much of it from foreign firms.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
May 15, 2020  

NS can’t order electric utility to lower power rates: minister

Privately owned utility is regulated through the Nova Scotia Utility Review Board.

News Energy General
May 13, 2020  

Electrifying Quebec’s economy will require natural gas: MEI

Research paper contends there’s not enough hydro capacity with power being used for heating.