The end of Ontario’s FIT Program appears to be in sight. The provincial government is proposing to changes to current net metering rules that make the self-consumption program more palatable to home and business owners, while also facilitating the deployment of energy storage.
Winnipeg-based New Flyer Industries Inc. is part of an international effort to define en-route and overhead charging standards for electric buses. The company is working with the likes of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Volvo and Siemens.
Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor Co Ltd. has purchased 17.25 million shares of Ballard Power Systems Inc. for a total of $28.3 million. Ballard will use the money for general corporate purposes, but also potential acquisitions or investments.
Federated Co-Operatives Ltd.’s refinery in Regina SK will become the first in North America to recycle all of its wastewater for steam production, which is used for heating, hydrogen production, to power equipment and for cooling towers. To do this, the company will install advanced water recycling technology from GE.