Company proposes two 135-megawatt hydroelectric projects upstream from Fort McMurray, Alta.
Barbados project to focus on distributed energy resources,such as small-scale rooftop solar or wind systems.
US is eager to grab new business, underscoring the urgent need to secure access to offshore markets.
Sprawling power grid unable to handle the influx of new electricity from wind and solar.
Coal-fired power plants are closing as governments, private companies invest billions in wind turbines and solar farms.
US customers first, other countries next year.
Hydroelectricity accounts for 60% of all electricity in Canada, wind 4.4%, biomass 1.9% and solar 0.5%.
Challenge will to get that power from Canadian utilities to US states.
National Energy Board pegs Canada at 65% of generation.
Goal is to generate 10% of its energy from renewable sources by 2020.
China blamed for flooding export markets and depressing prices by propping up money-losing manufacturers.
Cost of wind, solar and hydro to replace coal unknown, no details on how projects will be chosen.
Three wind farm developments under development off the coast of France.
BCC Research forecasts $1.5 trillion annually as renewable products replace existing products.
Barriers to growth include low oil prices, end of incentives, US competition.