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.
Big energy’s interest in renewable energy investments expected to waver
Report says that won’t likely slow overall investment; fossil fuel players weren’t putting much money into it anyway.
Gas association warns switch to electricity could raise costs by $1.4T
Growing electricity’s contribution to Canada’s energy mix from its current 19% to about 60% will require an expansion from 141 gigawatts today to between 278 and 422 GW of renewable wind, solar and storage capacity by 2050.
Wind developers upbeat about Alberta despite end of auctions
Still interest in buying green power because of its low cost, low emissions.
Canada well placed to meet world’s growing energy demands
Ranks as a responsible supplier compared to most other major oil and gas exporting nations.
Nova Scotia Power generates 30% of its power from renewables
Marks a 24% reduction since 2007 from reliance on coal-fired power plants.
Experts say no government can bring back Alberta bitumen boom
Research suggests while renewables are still small, they play a big role in meeting new demand.
NEB energy forecast calls for more clean power and more oil output by 2040
Total Canadian electricity generation will increase by about 12 per cent from 2017 to 2040.
Doug Ford’s energy shake up could cost Ontario
Moves send a clear signal Ontario may not be a stable location for major energy investments.
California revives 100% carbon free energy bill
Alternative resources would include wind, solar, geothermal, small dams and others that don’t produce climate changing gases.
Toshiba CEO promises turnaround in 5 years, beefed up ethics
Company will withdraw from all overseas nuclear operations as energy business moves toward renewables.
Facing uncertain future, fossil fuel workers want retraining in renewables
But energy sector recruiters advise that they’re likely to take a pay cut of up to 50%.
TransCanada selling Ontario solar portfolio as it moves from renewables
Plans to spend the proceeds of the sale on its $24-billion in near-term capital projects.
US mayors back plan for cities to use only renewable energy
Also signed a deal to do their part to uphold the terms of the Paris climate accords.
Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop
Change is most dramatic in the US, where coal mining rose 19% in the first five months of the year.