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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

Endurance Wind Power Inc., a Surrey BC-based maker of small wind turbines for distributed energy applications, has expanded is production capabilities, opening a new facility in Grandview Heights.

TransCanada Corp. continues to clean its business. The company has acquired three more solar energy generating plants from Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. All three are located in Ontario and are feeding the provincial electricity grid under 20-year Feed-in-Tariff contracts.

The Canadian Geothermal Energy Association (CanGEA) argues in a recent report that there is tremendous, untapped opportunity to use geothermal energy resources for heating applications in industries such as aquaculture (fish farms) and greenhouses. But political and market barriers make developing this inexpensive resource very difficult.

A number of alternative energy technologies are, or will soon be, cost competitive with traditional forms of energy generation, according to figures released by Lazard Ltd.’s Global Power, Energy and Infrastructure Group last month.

More than 8,200 tonnes of CO2 carbon offset credits were generated by the Cadotte Peace River Power Generating Facility in 2013. Owned and operated by Genalta Power, the 3 MW facility generates electricity by using flared gas in a waste heat recovery operation.