News Energy General
June 23, 2020  

Canadian Utilities partners to modernize Puerto Rico electricity system

Luma Energy to receive a US$60-million fee in the transition year, and increases to $105 million in years four through 16.

News Energy General Technology
April 29, 2020  

Uptake of drones in the power and utilities sector: report

Digital transformation, remote monitoring and optimizing operational costs to drive drone revenues to US$515 million by 2030.

News Energy Manufacturing General
March 24, 2020  

Electricity rates not being cut despite surge in use from shut-ins

Utilities indicate they can’t unilaterally reduce rates set by provincial energy boards.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 29, 2019  

Energy demands will change with 13.2M electric vehicles by 2030

EY report says rapid adoption could also cause an 11% spike in Canadian electricity demand.

Feature Energy Manufacturing General Operations
December 19, 2018  

Energy audits: Are they worth the effort?

Significant cost savings result from implementing recommendations.

News Energy General
December 18, 2018  

Hydro One, Avista say Washington State regulator erred; request rehearing

Washington state regulators had said they would not allow Ontario’s largest utility to buy Avista for fear the provincial government might meddle in its operations.

News Energy Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
March 15, 2018  

Power utilities forced to adapt as climate change brings wilder weather

Significant weather events have consistently increased over the last five years, according to the CEA.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
August 14, 2017  

EPA to rewrite limits for coal power plant wastewater

Would allow utilities to flush wastewater containing traces of highly toxic heavy metals into lakes and rivers.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Production
April 18, 2017  

US industrial production up 0.5% in March

Manufacturing output fell 0.4%, led by a 3% drop in the production of motor vehicles and parts.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 26, 2016  

Alberta climate plan will mean higher utility rates

Study says ending coal and boost of renewable energy will cut emissions 45%.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 29, 2015  

Big US utilities entering small-scale solar market

Installation of rooftop panels on residential roofs grows 50% in 2014.

News Energy Manufacturing General Operations Production
August 25, 2015  

Southern buying AGL Resources for $7.93B

Combined business will include 11 regulated electric and natural gas distribution companies.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
July 28, 2015  

TransAlta timed outages to drive up prices: AUC

Alberta Utilities Commission says shutdowns of power plants could have been deferred to off-peak times.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing Business Operations General Sustainability
July 28, 2014  

Ontario’s 75 utilities hinder rise of electric cars, experts say

They’re holding back needed grid upgrades to support an influx of electric vehicles.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
January 29, 2014  

Only 41% of companies approach divestments strategically: EY

Global report shows divestments take on greater strategic importance across sectors.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
January 29, 2014  

Canadian M&A: will a quiet 2013 lead to a more active 2014?

Strength in other sectors can’t fill gap left by a slow year in natural resources.

News Business Operations Technology
September 5, 2013  

Doctors citing health problems demand Alberta phase out coal plants

TransAlta Utilities says 2006 university study found no health difference in people living near plants.

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August 20, 2013  

Canadians’ average salary increase for 2014 is 2.6%

Hay survey of top employers shows oil and gas, chemicals will pay the most.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
July 16, 2013  

US factory output up in June, boosts industrial production 0.3 pct.

US manufacturers have struggled this year, with output up only 1.8% in the last 12 months.

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June 3, 2013  

CVTech awarded industrial contracts worth $77.4 million

Contracts come just days after shareholder dispute pushed company’s stock price to a two-year high, causing a trade halt.

News Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
May 21, 2013  

Outdated utility regulation is costing consumers more: report

Government pipeline regulation is boosting costs beyond what’s fair for both utilities and customers.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability
January 30, 2013  

Alberta changes electricity buying rules to relieve rate shock

Alberta utilities can now buy electricity four months ahead, instead of six weeks.

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November 14, 2012  

Electrovaya launches home energy storage system

Takes power from solar panels or grid, will save money during peak use.

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March 14, 2012  

Metals and minerals scarcity

A PwC report says shrinking supplies of critical metals and minerals could seriously affect seven key industrial sectors over the next five years.