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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

Carbon capture technologies continue to receive money from the Alberta government with the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corp. (CCEMC) committing nearly $6 million to two projects.

 

Alterra Power Corp. has named James Bruce, an investment banking specialist, to its board of directors.

 

Results of an Oracle Utilities survey released this morning show that electric utilities in Canada and the US are only in the early stages of putting smart meter data good use. But they could be doing a better job of using the data they are collecting. The survey was of 151 utility executives in Canada and the United States.

 In a challenging economy the difference between an effective marketing strategy and a failed one can often spell the difference between business success and failure. If the old adage that tells us a rising tide lifts all boats holds true we know as well that the differences between effective and ineffective strategies will become more apparent in tougher economic times.

There are a variety of energy storage technologies already on the market, but when it comes to utility-scale solutions, hydrogen-based technologies have garnered some significant traction. One only needs to look at Hydrogenics Corp. for proof that hydrogen has a good chance of figuring prominently in the global energy storage market.