$250M facility to help NJ lead offshore wind power industry
Offshore wind turbines at the Paulsboro Marine Terminal on the Delaware River
RBC signs long-term renewable energy Power Purchase Agreement
RBC becomes first Canadian bank to sign Power Purchase Agreement
Feds, P.E.I invest $44M in transmission line for wind energy
The 106-kilometre transmission line will increase the province’s capacity to manage the anticipated 40 megawatts from a future windfarm
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.
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.
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.
New Michael Moore backed doc questions alternative energy
Examines false promises of the environmental movement and why we’re still “addicted” to fossil fuels.
CanWEA Operations and Maintenance Summit 2018
Canadian Wind Energy Association’s (CanWEA) annual summit. Network with…
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.
Deadline looming to find buyer for former Nova Scotia wind tower plant
Future steps include finding buyers for the equipment, or liquidating the plant’s assets.
AIMCo buys stake in wind power projects with 20 year contracts
Alberta Investment Management Corp. buying 49% of the projects to be constructed near Pincher Creek.
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.
Wasted green power tests China’s energy leadership
Sprawling power grid unable to handle the influx of new electricity from wind and solar.
Ontario pays $28M to Windstream over offshore wind moratorium
NAFTA tribunal awards damages for unfair and inequitable treatment.
Windstream Energy owed $28M by feds, asks court to force payment
A 300-megawatt offshore wind project cancelled by Ontario, but NAFTA terms means Canada pays.
Enbridge to invest $1.7B in German utility’s North Sea wind farm
Will have 50% ownership of the Hohe See project once the staged investment is complete.
Ontario signals offshore wind moratorium will continue for years
Wynne government faces a trial next year on a $500-million lawsuit over the 2011 decision.
Trump creates uncertainty among states over wind and solar power
Many states depend on federal renewable-energy tax credits, grants and research.
Chinese renewable power giant builds global empire
China Three Gorges Group is spending heavily to buy or build hydro, wind and solar projects.
Alberta NDP government sets 5,000 MW renewable power target
Cost of wind, solar and hydro to replace coal unknown, no details on how projects will be chosen.
Clean energy projects not immune from local opposition
A research group is completing case studies on six different energy developments across Canada.
Study suggests wind, solar power options in Arctic
Technical challenges largely overcome; would replace aging diesel generators.
OPP investigate Liberal government after doc deletion complaint
Trillium Power Wind Corp. has alleged the deletion in a lawsuit stemming from cancellation of a wind project.
US Senate OKs bill to promote wide variety of energy sources
Bill would boost solar and wind power, natural gas, hydropower and geothermal energy.
US wind energy output hit record in 2015
Industry group says it generated 4.7% of electricity compared to 33% from coal.
Alberta’s wind energy industry is getting bigger role
This alternative energy source is plentiful and will help reduce the province’s carbon footprint.
Toyota to make wind power hydrogen for fuel cells
Partnership with cities and government to make a clean supply of the compressed fuel.
AESO to develop incentives for renewable energy
Alberta Electric System Operator is to add hydroelectric, bio-mass, solar and wind to the electricity grid.
Steel plant to close after $56M Nova Scotia investment
DSME Trenton failed to succeed in the wind energy sector.
SaskPower to boost wind, solar, geothermal production
The Crown utility plans to have up to 50% of power come from renewable sources by 2030.
Obama backs clean energy choices for consumers
Pushes back against fossil fuel interests that are trying to undercut renewables.