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News Energy Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
December 3, 2021  

Mitrex releases their largest solar panels

Mitrex Integrated Solar Technology announced the release of its

News Electronics Health & Safety
November 29, 2021  

Electrical Safety Authority encourages Ontarians to check twice for safety this holiday season

The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) encourages Ontarians to be

News Energy Manufacturing General
November 26, 2021  

CanREA issues a call to action for electricity sector decision-makers

The Canadian Renewable Energy Association (CanREA) issued a call

News Electronics Manufacturing General leadership position
June 21, 2021  

Franklin Electric appoints Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

Franklin Electric Co. Inc. has appointed Jeffery L. Taylor

News Oil & Gas General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
March 9, 2021  

Termoyopal Power Plant uses GE’s tech

General Electric (GE) announced that the 150 megawatts (MW) expansion

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.

News Energy General
May 11, 2020  

BC Hydro makes plans as power demand plummets due to pandemic

Demand estimated to be down nearly 10%, more than double the decline following the 2008 recession.

News Energy General
April 30, 2020  

OPG’s Atura Power finalizes purchase of TC Energy natural gas assets

Includes combined cycle power generating plants in Napanee, Halton Hills and Toronto.

News Energy General
April 29, 2020  

Ontario Energy Association calls for end to most hydro subsidies

Paper says most of the nearly $6 billion spent annually to cut electricity costs goes to customers who don’t need help.

News Energy General
April 2, 2020  

Key power system staff may need to stay at work sites: IESO

If necessary, bed, food and other on-site arrangements have been made to allow the operators to stay at their workplaces.

News Energy Manufacturing General
March 24, 2020  

Electricity rates not being cut despite surge in use from shut-ins

Utilities indicate they can’t unilaterally reduce rates set by provincial energy boards.

News Energy Manufacturing General
March 17, 2020  

TransAlta acquires a 29 MW cogeneration plant in Michigan

Plant is contracted under a long-term power purchase and steam sale agreements for six years.

News Energy General
February 11, 2020  

NL, Ottawa agree to shield ratepayers from Muskrat Falls cost overruns [UPDATED]

The two governments will also work towards electrifying federal buildings to reduce an anticipated power surplus in the province

News Energy Manufacturing General
January 31, 2020  

Ontario to spend $1.6B more to stabilize hydro rates: Phillips

The provincial government said last March it would continue to subsidize hydro rates and hold any increases to the rate of inflation

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 16, 2020  

German officials agree plan to exit coal-fired power by 2038

Reviews will be carried out in 2026 and 2029 to determine whether an exit can happen three years before the final deadline.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
January 14, 2020  

Nuclear alert investigation won’t be long and drawn out: Jones

Initial observations suggest human error was responsible for the alert.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
January 13, 2020  

Erroneous nuclear alert issued during training exercise: Ont. government

Investigation will examine the sequence of events that led to the alert being sent out and contingency measures that should be in place.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 7, 2020  

Ontario can phase out nuclear and avoid increased carbon emissions

As wind and solar energy become cheaper, they’ll become a more important way to generate clean electricity.