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January 9, 2019  

TransCanada name change ‘de-emphasizes’ Canada for leery investors: analyst

TransCanada says its new name, TC Energy, reflects its diverse business interests in pipelines, power generation and energy storage operations.

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July 5, 2017  

Toronto grid-scale energy storage system showing strong results

The pole-mounted unit stores the equivalent energy of approximately 2,100 smartphone batteries.

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April 24, 2017  

Waterloo, Ont. launches poop-to-power pilot project

Anaerobic digestion process will create biogas, which can be burned for heat and energy; leftovers are used for fertilizer.

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December 15, 2016  

Saskatchewan bringing back smart metres after fires in 2014

Program will start next year with commercial and industrial smart meters.

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November 28, 2016  

Alberta strikes deal to end coal-fired electricity by 2030

Province will pay three power producers $97 million a year until 2030 to compensate them for moving to cleaner energy.

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March 22, 2016  

Duke Energy to turn pig poop into electricity

Transmission facility in eastern Carolina will power up to 10,000 homes.

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December 22, 2015  

BC Hydro sets contract for Site C dam at $1.75B

Contract will be completed over eight years and is expected to employ up to 1,500 people.

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November 3, 2015  

GE completes $10.6B acquisition of Alstom’s power division

Power and water division officials say the purchase will take advantage of complementary strengths in technology and global capability.

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September 30, 2015  

Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project over budget and delayed

Crown corporation attributes the increased cost of construction to market pressures and changes.

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September 1, 2015  

Hydro-Quebec, New England firm partner on proposed US power line

$1.4 billion Northern Pass Transmission Project would pump 1,000 megawatts into the New England grid.

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July 14, 2015  

Natural gas passes coal as largest US electricity source

Drilling boom that started in 2008 has boosted US natural gas production by 30%.

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July 8, 2015  

Ontario businesses call on province to curb rising electricity prices

Ont. Chamber of Commerce says rising costs could force one in 20 companies out of business.

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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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May 27, 2015  

China’s coal production falls by 6%

Imports also plummet 38% in first quarter of 2015.

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April 30, 2015  

Ontario’s power struggle

Successive Ontario governments mishandled the energy file and Wynne’s administration appears to be continuing the bungling.