Hardware Catalyst Initiative silicon incubator hits the ground running
Provides support to southern Ontario firms developing hardware solutions; first cohort of eight companies has been announced.
York Region’s ventureLAB funding silicon tech innovation
Companies to develop healthcare technology, consumer electronics, telecommunications, smart energy and connected transportation.
EEStor, ASG to jointly develop silicone-based polymers
Companies looking for a unique polymer for EEStor’s capacitors.
FerroAtlantica to invest $375M in Quebec plant
Spanish company cites inducements as discounted hydroelectricity rates and a 10-year tax holiday.
Hanergy says it can make ‘thin film’ solar technology a success
Chinese buyer of MiaSole to invest in research, keep US workforce.
China launches trade probe on European solar polysilicon
Latest probe follows the EU’s investigation into whether Beijing was improperly subsidizing exports for solar panels.
Timminco finds possible buyer, short-term funds
Insolvent Timminco and its Becancour Silicon subsidiary have received a commitment for US$4.25 million to fund the insolvent specialty metal producers’ operations while they restructure under court protection from creditors.
UPDATE: Timminco owes Quebec’s investment arm $26M+
The Quebec government’s investment agency is owed more than $26 million by Timminco Ltd., a specialty metals producer that filed for court protection this week.
Timminco files for bankruptcy restructuring
Silicon metal producer Timminco is filing for bankruptcy protection from creditors while it restructures under the federal CCRA.
More solar FIT business
Kromet International will be supplying Sharp’s FIT-compliant solar panels to developers and integrators and SunEdison is getting an additional 31 megawatts of solar projects by the OPA.