Sprott Power Corp. has submitted bids for about 45 MW of renewable energy projects under Nova Scotia’s renewable energy. The projects would require an investment of approximately $100 million to build.
Westport Innovations Inc. is expanding its technology development program with General Motors. The two companies are now developing two different combustion, controls and emissions approaches to natural gas engines, the most recent being for light-duty vehicles.
A subsidiary of Algonquin Power Co. (APCo) has acquired a controlling interest in the Sandy Ridge wind energy project from Gamesa Corporación Tecnológica SA for $29.7 million. This is the first of four potential deals with Gamesa that have a total combine capacity of 480 MW.
A subsidiary of Boralex Inc. has acquired a number of wind energy projects in France with a total capacity of 90.5 MW. One wind farm is already in operation, while three more are expected to feeding the grid in the latter half of 2013.
Carbon capture and recycling (CCR) from Mantra Energy Group Ltd. has had a rebirth of sorts. Last week, the company announced that it signed a technology development partnership with Powertech Labs to enhance its CCR technology to work with Lafarge Canada Inc.’s cement production facility in Richmond BC.