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January 5, 2021  

Solar Alliance inks deal for U.S. $60M solar project

Design and construction of a 56 megawatt solar project located in Illinois

News Energy General
November 23, 2020  

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.

News Energy General
October 13, 2020  

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.

News General
July 28, 2020  

RBC signs long-term renewable energy Power Purchase Agreement

RBC becomes first Canadian bank to sign Power Purchase Agreement

News Energy General
May 21, 2020  

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

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
May 17, 2020  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 27, 2020  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General
February 4, 2020  

Capstone acquires stake in 132MW Alberta solar project

When completed, the project will be Canada’s largest solar facility.

News Energy General Sustainability
January 16, 2020  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 7, 2020  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
December 2, 2019  

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.

News Energy General
October 16, 2019  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General
September 30, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing General
August 8, 2019  

New Michael Moore backed doc questions alternative energy

Examines false promises of the environmental movement and why we’re still “addicted” to fossil fuels.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
July 31, 2019  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General
July 22, 2019  

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.

News Economy General
July 24, 2018  

A quick look at some current Canada-US trade disputes

A list of the current trade battles that are occurring on numerous fronts.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
June 20, 2018  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General
May 15, 2018  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
November 13, 2017  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General
October 25, 2017  

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.

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October 4, 2017  

Solar energy is fastest growing source of power: IEA

Attributed to lower costs, a boom in photovoltaic panel installations, particularly in China.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability Technology
September 27, 2017  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 25, 2017  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
June 27, 2017  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
June 22, 2017  

EDC provides $72M financing for massive solar park in Dubai

…and Cenovus Energy gets $6.5 million to help fulfill ferry export contracts.

News Energy Manufacturing General
June 6, 2017  

Wasted green power tests China’s energy leadership

Sprawling power grid unable to handle the influx of new electricity from wind and solar.

News Manufacturing Sustainability
May 11, 2017  

Telsa to sell solar roof tiles worldwide

US customers first, other countries next year.

News Energy Manufacturing General
April 26, 2017  

Saskatchewan showcases its solar power generation co-operative

Ninety-two panels are producing power for Saskatoon Light and Power.

News Energy Manufacturing General
March 7, 2017  

Gaz Métro acquires US solar energy developer

Acquisition expands Quebec energy company’s reach in the US.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
February 28, 2017  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 9, 2017  

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.