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November 20, 2019  

NDP asks AG to probe green energy contract cancellations

Cost of cancelling 750 contracts could surpass the $231 million the government said it put aside.

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March 29, 2018  

New Brunswick town explores geothermal energy at old mine site

Engineers could begin tapping into the green energy source by 2020.

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March 29, 2017  

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.

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February 16, 2016  

NA energy ministers agree to share data on clean energy

NAFTA nations commit to enhancing innovations in cleantechnologies and advancing carbon capture and storage.

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June 23, 2015  

Compressed air energy storage tech could save Ont. $8B

Technology would also reduce carbon emissions by 87 million tonnes over 20-year period, study suggests.

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January 5, 2015  

Ballard won’t meet 2014 guidance due to contract breaches in China

Fuel cell company says it has given notice that it’s terminating two licensing agreements with Azure Hydrogen.

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November 7, 2014  

Wind turbine noise not linked to perceived health effects: Health Canada study

Study does find relationship between increasing levels of wind turbine noise and residents’ annoyance.

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November 3, 2014  

Suzuki Foundation says Canada must move on clean energy

UN climate science report says limiting environmental impact may require reducing GHG emissions to zero.

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January 13, 2014  

LEC to acquire 100% of Territory Biofuels Ltd.

Territory owns the largest biodiesel plant in Australia with an annual capacity of 140 million litres.

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December 11, 2013  

Setting energy targets | PLANT

Three ways to reduce use and improve performance.

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December 3, 2013  

KACO, RESCo Energy form Ontario solar power partnership

KACO will provide inverter maintenance, warranty and commissioning services for 30 megawatts of installed solar power.

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November 24, 2013  

Former energy secretary: Canada, US need more cooperation on renewables

Steven Chu says there needs to be collaboration on hydroelectric, wind energy and transmission infrastructure.

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November 20, 2013  

GM gets steamy with Detroit renewable energy

Detroit-Hamtramck plant will meet 58% of power needs with steam generated from municipal waste.

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November 13, 2013  

Corn belt expansion driven by US green energy policy

1.2 million acres of prairies have vanished, undermining Obama’s green energy goal.

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November 11, 2013  

Quebec funds efforts by RER Hydro, Boeing to build river turbine farm

The project could eventually generate up to 9MW of renewable power in Montreal from 46 riverbed turbines.

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September 20, 2013  

PLANT print issue: Raise your green profile

Upgrading practices saves energy, cuts waste and does a better job of meeting environmental standards.

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September 18, 2013  

Obama administration to sell $192M loan made to EV maker Fisker

Troubled manufacturer has produced no vehicles, 75% of the workers are laid off.

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July 23, 2013  

Enbridge buys into 80-MW EDF EN wind project in Quebec

Acquires 50% of Saint-Robert-Bellarmin operation 300 km east of Montreal.

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May 7, 2013  

WTO ruling can’t end fight for Ontario green jobs: Steelworkers

Ruling against domestic renewable energy manufacturing a signal global trade rules need to be changed, union says.

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April 2, 2013  

Northland Power acquires clean energy interests in Ontario, Northern Quebec

Power producer takes controlling stake in Canadian Environmental Energy Corp., Chapais Power Services Inc.

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November 21, 2012  

McGuinty not concerned about WTO rulings against Ontario green energy

Premier defends green energy policies despite WTO ruling that says its leaving foreign companies out of the mix

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October 17, 2012  

WTO rules Ontario’s green energy policies unfair

The World Trade Organization will rule that the province’s feed-in-tariff system is discriminatory against foreign suppliers.

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September 11, 2012  

Ballard Power’s methanol power generation systems headed to Africa

Clean-energy power supplier to provide backup power for African telecom provider.

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August 17, 2012  

Ballard Power gets contract for 102 fuel cell power generation systems

The fuel cells are headed to Indonesia to provide back-up power generation in blackouts.

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June 14, 2012  

Higher power costs threaten NS seafood processor

Nova Scotia Power’s says 3% rate hike to meet higher green energy and other costs.

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March 19, 2012  

Ontario is lowering premiums for wind, solar power

Ontario municipalities will get more say, but not a full veto over the location of wind and solar projects when the Liberals release a review of their green energy plans.

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November 16, 2011  

Lower Chinese lumber, pulp demand until mid 2012: Tembec

Forest products company Tembec says that Chinese demand for Canadian lumber and pulp has peaked and will remain soft throughout the winter.

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November 3, 2011  

Enbridge buys into wind project: $330M

Enbridge Inc. is investing $330 million for a co-ownership of the 300-megawatt Lac Alfred Wind Project in Quebec.