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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

 

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.