Solar Alliance inks deal for U.S. $60M solar project
Design and construction of a 56 megawatt solar project located in Illinois
Boralex signs $283M deal for control of seven US solar power plants
Operations were commissioned between 2014 and 2017 with long-term power purchase agreements.
Caisse buying portfolio of solar power assets in Spain from Q-Energy
Produces enough electricity (355,000 MWh annually) to supply more than 115,000 households.
RBC signs long-term renewable energy Power Purchase Agreement
RBC becomes first Canadian bank to sign Power Purchase Agreement
Global energy storage to rebound, witness strong capacity additions: Frost & Sullivan
The United States and China are set to be the biggest markets for energy storage in terms of installations and installed capacity
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.
Next generation solar panels boost efficiency but may carry toxic risks
New technologies rely on nanomaterials that include toxic heavy metals like lead and cadmium.
Capstone acquires stake in 132MW Alberta solar project
When completed, the project will be Canada’s largest solar facility.
Teck Resources to pay $2M for SunMine solar project in BC
Amount matches the City of Kimberly’s debt associated with the ownership and operation of the facility on reclaimed Teck Sullivan Mine.
Ontario can phase out nuclear and avoid increased carbon emissions
As wind and solar energy become cheaper, they’ll become a more important way to generate clean electricity.
BC community opens solar farm 100% owned and operated by First Nation
Consists of 3,456 solar modules that will produce electricity for sale to BC Hydro.
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.
Alberta solar farm to proceed after TC Energy supply deal signed
Delivery will begin with commercial operation, which is targeted for the end of September in 2020.
New Michael Moore backed doc questions alternative energy
Examines false promises of the environmental movement and why we’re still “addicted” to fossil fuels.
Tweet could get Elon Musk in trouble with regulators again
Pact requires him to get lawyer’s approval before writing about Tesla topics that weren’t previously disclosed.
AltaGas selling US solar, fuel cell power plants for $940M
Portfolio consists of 322 megawatts of generation facilities in 20 states and the District of Columbia.
A quick look at some current Canada-US trade disputes
A list of the current trade battles that are occurring on numerous fronts.
Solar investors expected to snub Ontario in wake of Ford enviro decisions
Money will flow instead to Alberta and US markets, says Toronto-based SolarWall.
Innergex acquires remaining interests in three BC hydro facilities
Picks up long-term electricity purchase agreements in place with BC Hydro for remaining periods of 32 to 39 years.
Nova Scotia buildings to feed solar power to grid under new program
115 solar panels will generate 50 kilowatts of electricity from the university library roof.
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.
Solar energy is fastest growing source of power: IEA
Attributed to lower costs, a boom in photovoltaic panel installations, particularly in China.
Solar power alone won’t solve energy or climate needs
The scope and scale of change required to meet climate change targets suggests many different energy technologies with low-carbon attributes.
Trade panel says low cost solar imports hurt US companies
But trade group and many governors oppose tariffs, saying they could cause a sharp price hike and stall solar installations.
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.
EDC provides $72M financing for massive solar park in Dubai
…and Cenovus Energy gets $6.5 million to help fulfill ferry export contracts.
Wasted green power tests China’s energy leadership
Sprawling power grid unable to handle the influx of new electricity from wind and solar.
Telsa to sell solar roof tiles worldwide
US customers first, other countries next year.
Saskatchewan showcases its solar power generation co-operative
Ninety-two panels are producing power for Saskatoon Light and Power.
Gaz Métro acquires US solar energy developer
Acquisition expands Quebec energy company’s reach in the US.
EU court rejects bid to nix tariffs on Chinese solar panels
Beijing found to be improperly subsidizing manufacturers, panels being sold well below normal market value.
Utilities try to tilt solar energy market in their favour
Solar power is growing rapidly, now employing more than 209,000 workers – a 125% increase since 2010.