News Briefs

  • Air Canada to test impact of aviation biofuel on emissions +

    Air Canada is participating in the Civil Aviation Alternate Fuel Contrail and Emissions Research project (CAAFCER) project. Led by the Read More
  • Canadian government funds water, wastewater projects in Quebec and Manitoba +

    The government of Canada is contributing nearly $70 million from its Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) for 26 water Read More
  • Municipal hydro companies should be sold, money used for infrastructure +

    That’s the conclusion of a new report from the CD Howe Institute. The paper says municipalities would be better off Read More
  • DynaCERT technology gets EU seal of approval +

    DynaCERT Inc.’s emissions reductions technology HydraGEN has received CE certification, which means the company’s product has met the standards for sale Read More
  • Younicos unveils solar+storage microgrid at Panasonic’s Denver location +

    A 1MW/2MWh lithium-ion battery system from Younicos in partnership with Panasonic and Xcel Energy has been commissioned at Panasonic’s Denver Read More
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Analytica Advisors starts its 2017 Canadian Clean Technology Industry report by noting on the surface, “Canada appears to be undergoing something of a clean-growth Renaissance.” The operative word there being appears because in reality, there is significant trouble ahead for the domestic cleantech sector.

If Canada has any hope of coming close to its climate objectives and greenhouse gas emissions reductions targets, a concerted effort across a number of sectors is required. The built environment, residential and commercial, is one area that can generate big emissions reductions and economic gain at the same time.

New data from Lux Research says that Canadian companies developing and selling technology to cut carbon emissions have a big opportunity in front of them. The research firm says the market is estimated to be worth $120 billion.

A new report from the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) says that Ontario local distribution companies (LDCs or electric utilities) have to change the way they engage the Millennial audience, or efforts to reduce energy consumption conservation could ineffective.

LG Chem Ltd. is now offering its range of residential energy storage systems to the North American market, the company announced on April 19.