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  • H2O Innovation subsidiary renews, secures new US municipal contracts +

    H2O Innovation Inc.’s Utility Partners LLC (UP) subsidiary has renewed an existing contract and secured another for a combined $3.7 Read More
  • Climate risk disclosure supported by CPA Canada +

    The Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) are lauding the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) for providing Read More
  • Environmental internships get boost from federal funding +

    ECO Canada's Internship Program received $8.9 million from the Department of Natural Resources. The money, which provides up to 50% Read More
  • New ISO standard expected to help measure and reduce GHG emissions from buildings +

    With buildings accounting for upwards of 40% of all energy used and a third of greenhouse gas emissions globally, developing Read More
  • Maple Reinders complete P3 biosolids project in Calgary +

    Late last month, a biosolids project involving source separated organics (SSO) was completed in Calgary. Built by Chinook Resource Management Read More
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Vancity has reached carbon neutrality for the sixth straight time and it’s thanks to help from Offsetters Climate Solutions Inc. The company helped Vancity meet their sustainability goals through the sale of high quality carbon offsets to mitigate emissions associated with Vancity's operations.

Changers, a company whose goal is to help people reduce their energy use, has launched a new mobile app that measures sustainable behavior and rewards it with Recoins, the world's first green currency based on CO2 savings. CO2 fit calculates the net CO2 effect of cycling, taking a bus or train, or driving a car, and rewards users with a Recoin unit for every kilogram of CO2 they save.

Results of a recent poll from Leger Marketing’s Research Intelligence Group shows that approximately 12% of Canadians are willing to pay upwards of $2,000 more per year to reduce oil consumption in the country by 25%. Done for the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI), the not-for-profit research and educational organization says this means Canadians “are not willing to foot the bill” to fight climate change.

EDF EN Canada Inc., Invenergy Wind Canada Development LLC and Pattern Renewable Holdings Canada ULC are the three big winners Hydro-Québec’s 450 MW wind energy sweepstakes. The average price of the accepted bids is $0.07/kWh, including $0.013/kWh for transmission costs.

Enerdynamic Hybrid Technologies Corp. (EHT) has closed a private placement of slightly more than $4 million, money that will be used to purchase 46MW of solar projects in Ontario.