Let there be light, by deploying LEDs with wireless controls
EcoGrid makes LED energy efficiency projects pay off with Bluetooth technology.
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.
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.
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.
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.
COVID-related delays increase costs of Nalcor’s Muskrat Falls project
Energy company has to pay roughly $300 million in additional debt-financing costs.
Muskrat Falls hydroelectric projects links first power unit to Labrador grid
Testing on the first generating unit will continue over the next few weeks.
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.
GM invests $28M in cogeneration at St. Catharines engine plant
Project cuts greenhouse gas emissions and cuts the propulsion plant’s electricity costs.
General Fusion adds large global investors for fusion demo plant
The technology generates carbon-free electricity by using heat from nuclear fusion reactions.
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.
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.
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.
NS can’t order electric utility to lower power rates: minister
Privately owned utility is regulated through the Nova Scotia Utility Review Board.
Electrifying Quebec’s economy will require natural gas: MEI
Research paper contends there’s not enough hydro capacity with power being used for heating.