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  • H2O Innovation subsidiary lands new deals in US +

    H2O Innovation Inc.’s operation and maintenance (O&M) services subsidiary Utility Partners LLC (UP) has renewed two contracts and extended the Read More
  • EDC offers new green bond +

    Export Development Canada’s (EDC) latest green bond has been priced. Set at $500 million with a 1.8 fixed rate, the Read More
  • Capital Power moving ahead with New Frontier Wind +

    After Capital Power Corp. inked an agreement to sell 87% of the electricity generated from the yet to be constructed Read More
  • General Fusion takes new step towards reactor design +

    Vancouver’s General Fusion has hired two industry veterans to help lead the company through the development of a proof-of-concept fusion Read More
  • Federal, Ontario governments take big step in reducing diesel reliance in FN communities +

    The $60 million in federal funding to connect the Pikangikum First Nation to Ontario’s electricity grid is a major step Read More
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Stock Market

IKEA’s new Montreal location, which is scheduled to be completed this summer, will be a highly energy efficient retail outlet, the company said in a recent statement. This new store will join those in Ottawa, Richmond and Winnipeg as being 40% more energy efficient than those IKEA built in the early 2000s.

Canadians aren’t doing a good job of conserving energy, according to a recently survey from the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance. It shows that while 75% believe conserving energy is very important, only 22% are doing everything they can to reduce their usage.

Eyedro Green Solutions has introduced a new electricity consumption monitoring service called MyFreeMonitor.com. The service is available to both the residential and business markets and is expected to help users reduce electricity costs.

Smart thermostat maker ecobee Inc. has partnered with Austin Energy to launch a new program that will see the Texas utility reduce energy demand during the hot summer months by changing the temperature on customers’ thermostats.

Pattison Outdoor has reduced the electricity use of its billboards by two-thirds by converting 7,800 billboards to LED lighting, the company announced this week.